Wood Stove Exchange Rebate Application

The Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program provides rebates to eligible residents who remove a non-EPA certified wood-burning appliance used for home heating and replace it with a cleaner heating option.

The program is funded through the BC Lung Association and qathet Regional District to reduce particulate matter in the atmosphere and improve air quality.

New Heating Appliance Type 2021 Rebate Amount
Gas, Pellet, or Propane Stove or Insert, Electric Heat Pump $550
EPA Certified Wood Stove $400
Additional Rebates

Homeowners can apply through Efficiency BC to access additional rebates outside this program. For those exchanging their wood stove for an air sourced heat pump, some models are eligible through Fortis BC for additional savings. Local retailers may also offer additional in-house incentives.

Application Process

  1. Contact the Info@LetsTalkTrash.ca to confirm eligibility and receive a tracking number.
  2. Complete the rebate application form (available here). Printed copies of the application are available through Let’s Talk Trash (4675 Marine Avenue, Unit #105, Powell River, BC V8A 2L2) and local wood stove retailers.
  3. Submit your completed application to the info@LetsTalkTrash.ca or to 4675 Marine Avenue, Unit 105, Powell River, BC V8A 2L2.
  4. Once a homeowner has satisfied all program requirements and has been verified by Let’s Talk Trash, a rebate from qathet Regional District will be issued directly to the homeowner.

More information is available on the qathet Regional District website.