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​​Heating system rebates

Heating makes up half the energy bill in most Nova Scotian homes, making it the single largest use of energy for most of us. Upgrade to an efficient home heating system and you can get rebates to complement your monthly savings and comfortable home. Efficient heating systems like heat pumps, wood/pellet stoves, water heaters, and solar can save you money, by using less energy.

If you have installed a qualified heating system in the last 180 days, you could be eligible to receive a rebate. 

BONUS $100 REBATE –  Get an extra $100 per tonne for eligible mini-split heat pumps!

  • Available to electrically heated homes only.
  • Mini-split heat pump must be installed after Sept 1, 2022, and rebate application submitted before Dec 31, 2022.
  • Bonus rebate is $100 per tonne PLUS the regular rebate of $200 per tonne (total rebate=$300 per tonne)

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Available Rebates for Heating Upgrades

HEAT PUMPS
CENTRALLY-DUCTED HEAT PUMPS
WOOD AND PELLET HEATING
ELECTRIC THERMAL STORAGE (ETS)
SOLAR THERMAL
THREE ELEMENT WATER HEATER
Don't Forget These 5 Essential Steps to Apply for Your Rebate!
Step 1 - Ensure eligibility before install

Applications must be complete and submitted within 180 days of installation. Please review the Terms and Conditions for details on eligibility requirements.

Thinking about a new heat pump? Ensure you refer to the heat pump eligibility lists before installing.

Be sure to consult the appropriate rebate guide:

Step 2 - Ask your contractor for a detailed invoice

Install your system and ask your contractor for a detailed invoice for the new equipment that meets our Invoice Guidelines.

For Contractors applying on behalf of customers, they will also need to submit a signed Customer Consent Form.

Step 3 - Take photos of your new system

Take photos of your newly installed system (indoor and outdoor components). These photos will be needed as part of your application.

Step 4 - Obtain a copy of your power bill

Ensure you have a copy of your most recent power bill. It’s a required component for the application.

Step 5 - Apply for rebate

Use our online system to create an account, or log in if you are an existing customer.

Once you are logged into your account, fill out the application form and upload your invoice and photos.

Apply for rebate today
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Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or need help with the application, please reach out to us at 1-877-999-6035.

For assistance with the rebate process, please consult our Rebate Application Guide.

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Our heat pump is so great in the summer for keeping the house cool. We didn’t even know it could do that.

SAVING OVER $300 PER YEAR WITH A MINI-SPLIT HEAT PUMP

Brian and Lena live in Hants County in a 2,200 sq ft. bungalow and were looking for a way to save money on their expensive heating bills. They decided to install a mini-split heat pump and received a $300 rebate for the project. Their home is now much more comfortable—warm in winter and cool in summer, while saving money on bills.

House Type: Bungalow | Year Built: 1995
Sq Footage:  2,200 sq ft.
Annual Savings: Brian and Lena now save about $336 on bills annually

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We love the warmth and efficiency of our wood stove. With our savings, we’re able to do more home upgrades.

$500 REBATE AND $1,100 IN ANNUAL SAVINGS WITH A NEW WOOD STOVE

The Sampsons are an elderly couple living in South Berwick, who were looking for alternatives to high electric heating costs in their home. They decided on the cozy, sustainable heat of a wood stove, and made the upgrade using a $500 rebate from Efficiency Nova Scotia. They now save over $1,100 annually on heating costs and enjoy a warmer, more efficient home.

House Type: Townhome | Year Built: 1990
Sq Footage:  1,355 sq ft.
Annual Savings:  The Sampsons now save $1,127.12 annually (minus the cost of the wood).

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