Connect to natural gas: space & water heating rebates

Get up to $1,700 in rebates when you connect to natural gas and replace your wood stove, oil or propane space heating system with an eligible ENERGY STAR® high-efficiency natural gas furnace, boiler or combination heating and hot water system.


Plus, get an additional $300 rebate, when you install a natural gas BBQ, patio heater, outdoor fireplace or fire pit! By doing so, you’ll improve the comfort of your home, save money on heating costs, and improve the quality of your outdoor space!

  • Program is for existing homes only and is not available for new construction.

  • Only one Connect to Gas rebate per appliance or system is available. Only one outdoor appliance is eligible for a rebate. 

  • You must apply for your Connect to Gas rebate within 60 days of installation. 


Review all the terms and conditions.

The FortisBC 2020 Natural Gas Furnace & Boiler Rebate 

Replace your old natural gas furnace with an eligible ENERGY STAR® model and you could qualify for a rebate of up to $1,000. Plus, if you install an eligible connected thermostat, you could be qualify for an additional $150 rebate.


Are you eligible?* 

  • You must be a residential FortisBC natural gas customer, with natural gas as your primary source of heat.

  • Your existing furnace must be at least 10 years old and must not require repairs in excess of $1,000 (pre-tax, including parts and labour). Emergency replacements of a furnace that is not in working order or is deemed unsafe to operate by a licensed gas contractor is not eligible.

  • You must install an eligible ENERGY STAR furnace with a two-pipe direct vent system. Please verify this by including a photograph with your application.

  • Applications must be submitted within six months of the invoice date.

  • Connected thermostats must be installed by your licensed contractor at the same time as the new qualifying furnace installation.


*You can find a complete list of requirements on the application form.



Watch this short video explaining how to apply for your rebate. If you still have questions call FortisBC at 1-800-663-8400 or email

Natural Gas Fireplace Rebates 

If you’re buying a new natural gas fireplace for your home, townhouse or condominium, upgrade to an eligible EnerChoice® model and you could get a $300 rebate.

Are you eligible?*

  1. You must be either:
    a residential natural gas customer, and your FortisBC gas account must be in your name /or/ the owner of a strata unit in FortisBC’s gas service area, and the FortisBC gas account must be in the strata’s name.

  2. The EnerChoice fireplace you purchase must be on our eligible fireplace list. (Note: not all EnerChoice models qualify for a rebate.)

  3. Your application must be postmarked within 60 days of the purchase date.

  4. Applications must be submitted within six months of the invoice date.

*You can find a complete list of requirements under the applicable terms and conditions for residential gas customers or strata unit owners.

Heat Pump Maintenance Rebate

Having your heat pump serviced annually will help keep it working as safely and efficiently as possible. Better yet, you could qualify for a $50 rebate on your service.

  1. You must be a residential FortisBC customer 

  2. You must have your heat pump serviced before Dec 31st, 2020.

  3. You must submit your rebate application within 60 days of your service invoice date.


Review all the terms and conditions.

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Areas We Cover

Airtika Heating and Cooling is based in Kelowna, we serve the Okanagan area, including:


West Kelowna




Lake Country



Salmon Arm



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