Water Heating Eligibility Requirements

Participation in the Home Energy Assessment program or New Home Construction program precludes homeowners from receiving rebates for the same upgrades in other Efficiency Nova Scotia programs. Only rebates from one program will be issued for any particular measure.


Equipment Information and Eligibility Criteria

System TypeEligibility CriteriaIncentivesCertification RequirementsEmissions RequirementsInstall Requirements
Heat Pump Water HeaterENERGY STAR® V3.0 or Newer$ 150/UnitN/AN/AHeat Pump Water Heaters must be installed by a certified plumber
Solar Thermal: Domestic Hot WaterAll homes$ 1000/SystemCSA Class 2831-06, 2831-07, 2831-30, 2831-37 or Class 8854 (Previously CSA F378/F379)System installation: must be designed for year round operation and installed according to best practice and manufacturer's instructionsMinimum R3 on all piping connecting the solar storage tank to the solar collector(s) and existing water heater

Please Note: Rebates are not available for the replacement of working equipment. If replacing non-working equipment please contact us prior to making your purchase and we can confirm eligibility and rebates.