Incentives for businesses going green

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

Commercial two storyBC Hydro Power Smart Partner Program for Businesses The Power Smart Partner program partners BC Hydro with BC’s largest commercial, government and institutional customers (who spend $200,000 or more/year on Hydro). Customers gain access to a wide range of energy management programs, tools and incentives.  Click for information or phone 1.866.522.4713.

BC Hydro Power Smart Express (PSX) for Businesses The PSX program partners BC Hydro with BC’s largest commercial, government and institutional customers (who spend $200,000 or more/year on Hydro).  The program provides incentives for various technologies, including lighting, cooking and refrigeration appliances. Click for information or phone 1.866.522.4713.

FortisBC Rebate Program for Businesses For commercial buildings, provides a rebate of up to $45,000 for the purchase of an energy efficient boiler, up to $15,000 for the purchase of a high-efficiency water heater and receive funding towards a new construction energy study. For information or phone 1.800.663.8400.

City of Richmond, Save Energy challenge for commercial, industrial and multi-family buildings The Challenge covers 75% of the costs of eligible training programs, up to $500 per individual participant ($1500 per participating organization). Eligible training programs include the Building Owners and Managers Association’s e-Energy Training for Building Operators, and Natural Resources Canada’s Dollars to $ense Energy Management Workshops. The Challenge also offers participants customized introductory energy management training free of charge, a $420 value per participant. There is also Energy coaching support for your energy benchmarking, identifying your training plan and undertaking energy upgrades.