Incentive Dates

There are eligibility periods and claim submission deadlines that contractors should know about and communicate to customers.

  • Online incentives must be entered by contractors by March 31, 2019 for all eligible equipment installed during the incentive period from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018.
  • Incentive claims for eligible equipment installations during this incentive period ending December 31, 2018 must be received by the incentive fulfillment house by April 30, 2019 to be processed.

Equipment Eligibility

Product Updates for Eligible HVAC Measures included in the
Save on Energy 2018 Heating and Cooling Incentive Program
Eligible HVAC Measure Details/Description Incentive Amount
High efficiency furnace equipped with a variable speed ECM

Must replace an existing furnace

$ 250.00

Circulator Pump Equipped with a variable speed ECM

Must be installed on a hydronic heating system and not on a DHW heater

$ 30.00

Energy Star certified CAC system 18+ SEER

Must be 18 SEER or higher and 13 EER or higher

$ 600.00

Ductless ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 1,000.00

Ductless Multiport ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 1,250.00 for one exterior unit and the first two interior units, 

Plus $250.00 for each additional interior unit attached to the same exterior unit up to a max. participant incentive of 
$ 3,000.00

Ducted ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 1,250.00

Cold Climate Ductless ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- Must meet NEEP's Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent) and;

- Have a COP at -15°C(5°F) greater than 2.0 at a max capacity operation and;

- Maintain a max capacity at -15°C (5°F) that is greater than
or equal to 55% of maximum capacity at 8.3°C (47°F)

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 1,500.00

Cold Climate Ductless Multiport ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- Must meet NEEP's Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent) and;

- Have a COP at -15°C(5°F) greater than 2.0 at a max capacity operation and;

- Maintain a max capacity at -15°C (5°F) that is greater than or equal to 55% of maximum capacity at 8.3°C (47°F)

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 1,900.00 for one exterior unit and the first two interior units.

Plus $ 400.00 for each additional interior unit attached to the same exterior unit, up to a maximum participant incentive of $ 4,000.00


Cold Climate Ducted ASHP

- Must be 15 SEER or higher, 12.5 EER or higher and 8.5 HSPF or higher

- Must meet NEEP's Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump Specification (NEEP, 2017 or more recent)

- For electrically heated homes only

$ 4,000.00

Adaptive Thermostat

- Must have heat pump lockout temperature control, which will be listed on eligible thermostat list approved by IESO (TBD)
- For electrically heated homes only

$50.00

Participation Agreement

All participating contractors MUST print and sign the HVAC Contractor Participation Agreement and submit it in along with copies of all other required documents. Once all of these documents are received and the additional registration steps have been completed, your contractor's profile will be activated within 48 hours.

Consumer Terms and Conditions

All participating contractors are required to provide their prospective customers with a copy of the Consumer Terms and Conditions prior to the customer agreeing to purchase the eligible equipment and participate in the HEATING & COOLING Program.