HVAC Measures

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Products must meet the Canadian Certification Standards as outlined by the Standards Council Canada for product approval, or equivalent certification by an applicable Certification body such as ULc, ETLc, CSA, etc. Click here for additional information regarding product approvals and certification bodies.

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Measures

High-efficiency furnaces—efficiency 96% or more

  • ENERGY STAR® certified high-efficiency furnaces meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: less than or equal to 300,000 BTU per hour
    • Annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE):  greater than or equal to 96%
    • Fuel type: natural gas and/or propane
  • Are not eligible: oil-fired models

Find ENERGY STAR® certified high-efficiency furnaces here.

Rebate

$6/1,000 BTU/HR

Condensing boilers—300,000 BTU per hour or less

  • ENERGY STAR® certified condensing boiler meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: less than or equal to 300,000 BTU per hour
    • Annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE): greater than or equal to 90%
    • Fuel type: natural gas and/or propane
    • Primary use: must be used in a hydronic (hot water) system
  • Not eligible: steam boilers and oil-fired models

Find ENERGY STAR® certified boilers here.

Rebate

$10/1,000 BTU/HR

Condensing boilers—300,001 to 2,500,000 BTU per hour

  • Condensing boilers meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: greater than 300,000 and less than or equal to 2,500,000 BTU per hour
    • Thermal efficiency: greater than 90%
    • Fuel type:natural gas and/or propane
    • Primary use: must be used in a hydronic (hot water) system
    • Certification requirement: must be certified to CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 Standard for gas-fired low pressure steam and hot water boilers
  • Not eligible: steam boilers and oil-fired models
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application

Rebate

$9/1,000 BTU/HR

Condensing boilers—2,500,001 BTU per hour or more

  • Condensing boilers meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: greater than 2,500,000 BTU per hour
    • Thermal efficiency: greater than 90%
    • Fuel type: natural gas and/or propane
    • Primary use: must be used in a hydronic (hot water) system for space heating, water heating or both
    • Certification requirement: must be certified to CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 Standard for gas-fired low pressure steam and hot water boilers
  • Not eligible: steam boilers and oil-fired models
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application

Rebate

$8/1,000 BTU/HR

Near-condensing boilers—300,000 BTU per hour or less

  • Non-condensing boilers meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: less than or equal to 300,000 BTU per hour
    • Annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE): greater than or equal to 85%
    • Fuel type: natural gas and/or propane
    • Primary use: steam or hydronic (hot water) system
    • Certification requirement: Must be certified to CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 Standard for gas-fired low pressure steam and hot water boilers
  • Not eligible: oil-fired models
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application

Rebate

$4/1,000 BTU/HR

Near-condensing boilers—300,001 BTU per hour or more

  • Non-condensing boilers meeting the following criteria:
    • Rated heat input: greater than 300,000 BTU per hour
    • Thermal efficiency: greater than or equal to 85%
    • Fuel type: natural gas and/or propane
    • Primary use: steam or hydronic (hot water) system for space heating, domestic water heating, laundry services or other purposes
    • Certification requirement: Must be certified to to CSA 4.9/ANSI Z21.13 Standard for gas-fired low pressure steam and hot water boilers
    • Not eligible: oil-fired models
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application

Rebate

$4/1,000 BTU/HR

Condensing unit heaters

  • Condensing unit heaters meeting the following criteria:
    • Must be on NRCan energy efficient products list for unit heaters
    • Thermal efficiency: greater than or equal to 90%
    • Fuel type: natural gas, propane, and gas/propane

Find NRCan energy efficient products list for unit heaters here.

Rebate

$3/1,000 BTU/HR

Destratification fans

  • Destratification fans meeting the following criteria:
    • Fan diameter: greater than or equal to 20 feet
  • Must be installed on a ceiling greater than or equal to 25 feet high
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application

Rebate

$1,800/fan

The requirements described in the Technical Specification section are solely to meet the rebate requirements for the BNI program. They do NOT overrule or supersede in any way the permitting regulations, municipal, provincial or federal codes, standards, and any other relevant Acts currently in force. The technical specifications described in this program are meant to be the minimum required by the program to obtain rebates. Where the appropriate Authority Having Jurisdictions (“AHJs”) require a higher standard be in place, the person/company performing the work must follow the AHJ’s requirements. It is the responsibility of the person/company performing the work to know and follow codes, standards, and regulations.