We have a full range of rebates available to cover some costs with home heat this winter.
Appliances eligible are those in the Bulkley Valley Lakes District Airshed and further conditions apply.
|Appliances||Going from this option: Do I Qualify for an AMS Rebate?||Moving to this option: Do I Quality for an AMS Rebate?||Rebate value if going from a non current EPA wood burning appliance||Rebate value if going from a solid fuel (wood) boiler||Standards to meet|
|electric boiler||N||Y||$500.00||$500.00||CSA B415.1-10, 95.4% AFU|
|heat exchanger||N||Y||$1000.00||$1500.00||CSA C656-14 (M92), Energy Star, Enerchoice|
|solid fuel (pellet) stove||Y||Y||$750.00||$750.00||“Canadian standard” means “CSA B415.1-10, EPA 2021|
|solid fuel (wood) stove||Y||Y||$300.00||$300.00||“US standard”, EPA 2020|
|solid fuel fireplace insert||Y||Y||$250.00||no rebate to move to this form of heat from another appliance||EPA 2020, Enerchoice|
|solid fuel (wood) boiler||Y||Y||no rebate to move to this form of heat from another appliance||$350.00||Combustion efficiency must be ≥ 80%,CSA B415.1-10, 95.4% AFU, or EPA 2020|
|solid fuel (pellet) boiler||Y||Y||no rebate to move to this form of heat from another appliance||$750.00||Combustion efficiency must be ≥ 80%,CSA B415.1-10, 95.4% AFU, or EPA 2020|
|solid fuel wood or pellet furnace||N||Y||$800.00||$800.00||CSA B415, EPA 2020|
- the Building Permit Fee is waived in Smithers, value $35
- building inspections in municipalities are no longer necessary if the appliance is Wood Energy Tech. Training, WETT inspected
- the Bulkley Valley Credit Untion, BVCU still has zero interest loans for purchasing EPA certified appliances
- there are no landfill or recycling depot fees at any location
- the BVLDAMS is a non profit society, responsible for implementing the Clean Air Plan of 2012 signed by Bulkley Valley and Lakes District stakeholders in clean air. Membership is free!
Other appliances that can be changed out include barrel stoves, homemade heaters and tube exchangers.
The Wood Shed Fund
To apply for this funding contact us at email@example.com
$250 per residence
a picture of the current woodpile or wood shed, before you do anything
allow us to come, help, take pictures and use the photos on social media
provide us with an invoice for firewood, materials, time or equipment
Refer Your Neighbour
Does your neighbour need help with their home heating?
Could your auntie use a new woodshed?
Does someone you know badly need seasoned wood?
Refer to us for anything regarding air quality management.
Download the 1 page you need to complete and submit before you get your rebate…
We also have resources available for those who really need help sourcing, buying and installing a heating option this winter. Contact us to learn more.
Oh and another thing:
We have a number of volunteers building, buying, repairing, hosting and monitoring a purple monitor network in our airshed. Check out your nearest readings at https://www.purpleair.com/map#11.62/54.7911/-127.1638. Set the search for raw PM2.5, this is the particle size causing the most concern.