Grants for adding a water heater

A natural gas water heater heats water twice as fast as an electric one. Therefore, all the family will be able to take a warm shower. Énergir provides grants for the purchase and installation of a natural gas water heater. Grants may be combined and vary with the type of appliance selected.

High-efficiency appliance grant

When choosing your water heater for your combo system, you can choose the condensing model that is more efficient and helps you reduce your energy consumption. To help you purchase this appliance and save on your energy bill, Énergir is offering an additional $400 toward the purchase of an efficient appliance.1 Eligible appliances (PDF)  

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Purchase and installation rebate

Convert your current water heater by installing a natural gas water heater and be eligible for a grant of $250 for the purchase and installation of the appliance, no matter which model they choose. This is our way of helping you enjoy natural gas.3

Grant for replacing a fuel-oil appliance

Do you use an oil-fired appliance? You could receive a grant, starting at $250 for switching from fuel oil to natural gas, which reduces your greenhouse gas emissions. A good choice for you and for the environment.2

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Terms

1 The rebates are applicable to Énergir customers who wants to install a high energy efficiency natural gas water heater, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system
. Total financial assistance amounts must not exceed eligible expenses. Other conditions may apply. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first. 
The $400 amount is applicable for all contracts signed since January 1, 2018. Before this date, the applicable amount is $250.

2 The rebates are applicable to Énergir customers who change their oil-fired water heater by a natural gas system, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system. The $250 rebate is based on a customer that consumes less than 3,000m3 of natural gas per year. The rebates are subject to credit approval and eligibility for the natural gas Consumption Rebate Program and the Energy Efficiency Program. The rebate may vary, depending on the appliances installed and other factors. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first.


3. The rebates are applicable to Énergir customers equipped with central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system. The $250 rebate is based on a customer that consumes less than 3,000m3 of natural gas per year. The rebates are subject to credit approval and eligibility for the natural gas Consumption Rebate Program and the Energy Efficiency Program. The rebate may vary, depending on the appliances installed and other factors. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first.

1-2-3: The cost to switch to natural gas includes a basic connection charge of $300. An additional cost may apply if an extension to the natural gas network is needed, plus an additional contribution based on the expected consumption of natural gas.