EcoSave Energy Retrofits Program (BEEP-Incentives)

Last updated: 15 March 2019
A simplified process for Nelson Hydro customers, who are homeowners, to have a home energy evaluation to determine what energy efficiency upgrades (retrofits) can be done to reduce energy consumption and lower greenhouse gas emissions, and to access current rebate offers.
Policy Requirement Level: To achieve a savings of 30% for both gas and electricity consumption combined in retrofitted homes.
Policy Sequence: Established as a key strategy in the City of Nelson's Low Carbon Path to 2040, Community Energy and Emissions Action Plan.
Incentive Details:
A reduced rate of the initial home energy evaluation.
The energy evaluation is scheduled for the homeowner.
Homeowners have access to current rebates.
From time to time there may be free energy efficiency products to choose from.
Simple step-by-step process to follow.
Program support to enroll.
Financial options to choose from.
Funding Mechanism: Grants and loans (repayment through homeowners utility bill)
Recipient Types: Homeowners and home renters

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building vintage
  • Existing buildings