Apply for a rebate for installing a heat pump in a new home

You could get a rebate when you install a heat-pump system in your new home. A heat pump:

Eligibility

  • The home is under 5 years old.
  • Air-source heat pumps must be listed by Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships as cold climate.
  • Ducted systems must have a:
    • Region IV (Canada) heating season performance factor (HSPF) equal to or greater than 9; and
    • coefficient of performance (COP) at -15° Celsius equal to or greater than 1.75.
  • Non-ducted systems, also known as minisplits, must have a:
    • Region IV (Canada) heating season performance factor (HSPF) equal to or greater than 10; and
    • coefficient of performance (COP) at -15° Celsius equal to or greater than 1.75.
  • Ground-source heat pumps are ENERGY STAR® certified.

Rebate amount

$1,500

Find out if you need to upgrade your electrical system

  1. Have an electrician confirm if your electrical panel and service line have enough space to add a heat pump.
  2. Call your utility (ATCO Electric Yukon or Yukon Energy Corporation) to determine if a service upgrade is required.
  3. Get a qualified electrician to complete the installation. Make sure to get a copy of the electrical inspection report.

Apply for your rebate

Apply online

To apply online, you’ll need to:

  • create an account on the Good Energy rebates website; and
  • add details about your home.

Your receipts and invoices must be dated within 1 year of submitting your rebate application.

Apply for your rebate

Other ways to apply

  1. Complete and sign the application form.
  2. Attach the required documents. Your receipts and invoices must be dated within 1 year of submitting your rebate application:
  3. Submit your application to the Energy Branch.
    In person: Climate Change and Energy Solutions Centre, 2nd floor, 4114 4th Avenue, RBC Building, Whitehorse. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
    Mail:
    Government of Yukon
    Energy Branch (EMR-206)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
  4. You’ll receive a rebate within 12 weeks.

Other rebates available for installing heat pumps

You can also get a rebate for installing heat pumps in:

Canada Greener Homes Grant

Get additional funding from the Government of Canada. Your new heat pump may qualify under the Canada Greener Home Grant. To qualify, you must:

When you qualify for the Canada Greener Homes Grant, you may be eligible for a Canada Greener Homes Loan.

Contact: 

If you have questions, email [email protected] or phone 867-393-7063, toll-free in the Yukon, 1-800-661-0408 and ask to be transferred.