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Insulation grants Update

Insulation rebates — BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get Government of BC LiveSmart rebate grants for increasing home insulation.

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Insulation — Interior & Northern BC

Interior and Northern BC homeowners can get even more LiveSmart BC rebate grants for increasing home insulation.

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Attic rebates — BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get BC government LiveSmart rebates for increasing attic insulation.

Grant amounts listed here are for insulating 100 per cent of the ceiling area. 100 per cent of total ceiling area must be insulated to qualify. Grant amounts may vary in homes with mixed roof types.*

* Mixed roof types: When the roof has more than one type (i.e. attic, cathedral ceiling, flat roof), all applicable grants are pro-rated based on the ceiling area that is insulated. 100 percent coverage must still be achieved in either area to receive the qualifying pro-rated rebate.

** Mixed starting points: When ceiling insulation levels have more than one starting point (i.e. R10 in the original house and R30 in the addition), all applicable grants are pro-rated based on the ceiling area that is insulated. 100 percent coverage must still be achieved in all areas to receive the qualifying prorated rebate.

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Roof insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get Government of BC LiveSmart grants when increasing the insulation value of 100 per cent of their flat roof or cathedral ceiling (see notes above regarding *mixed roof types and **mixed starting points).

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Exterior wall insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get LiveSmart BC rebates when increasing the insulation value of their exterior walls.

Increase your exterior wall insulation by at least R-9 to achieve a minimum of R-12, and get:

Increase your exterior wall insulation by a minimum of R-3.8 to achieve a minimum of R-12, and get:

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Basement wall insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get Government of BC LiveSmart rebates for increasing basement exterior wall insulation.

Basement wall insulation grants are pro-rated depending on percentage of wall covered. Basement wall insulation grants are also pro-rated depending on wall type: see note below regarding mixed wall types*.

Increase basement insulation by at least R-23 and get:

Increase basement insulation by at least R-10 and get:

* The full indoor height of the basement’s wall area must be insulated to qualify. When both a basement and crawl space are present, all applicable grants are pro-rated based on the total wall area that is insulated.

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Basement header insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get BC government rebates for increasing the insulation value of their basement header insulation.

To qualify, 100% coverage of the basement header is required upon completion. Your incentive will be pro-rated based on coverage existing before the upgrade

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Crawl space insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get Government of BC LiveSmart rebates for either increasing crawl space exterior wall insulation, or floor above crawl space insulation, but not both.

To qualify, 100% coverage of the crawl space wall or floor above crawl space is required upon completion. Your incentive will be pro-rated based on coverage existing before the upgrade.

Crawl space wall insulation grants are also pro-rated depending on wall type: see note above regarding *mixed wall types.

Or, eligible South Coastal BC homeowners can get BC government rebates when insulating the floor above the crawl space.

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Exposed floor insulation — South Coastal BC

South Coastal BC homeowners can get Government of BC LiveSmart rebates + when increasing the insulation value of their exposed floors.

To qualify, 100% coverage of the exposed floor area is required upon completion. Your incentive will be pro-rated based on coverage existing before the upgrade.

A minimum floor area of 14 square metres (150 square feet) must be insulated to qualify – applies to overhangs and floors above an unheated space, excluding crawl spaces.

See BC Rebate List for details. Click here

Insulation rebates — how they work

Take advantage of LiveSmart BC rebates when improving home insulation:

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Home Renovation Tax Credit

Many BC homeowners use “tax credit” to describe a government grant program like LiveSmart BC rebates. The original Home Renovation Tax Credit (HRTC) expired in 2010.

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