Envelope Upgrade Rebate Program

efficiencyPEI offers grants for the installation of insulation, ENERGY STAR® windows & doors and air sealing improvements. Insulation grants are based on how much insulation you install and where it is installed as outlined below.

To apply for the rebate, download and fill out the application form prior to completing your work.

How do I apply for the program?

The steps to getting your efficiencyPEI envelope upgrade rebate are:

  1. confirm your eligibility (see the terms and conditions on the application form);
  2. fill out the application form completely and send it to efficiencyPEI with your most recent electric bill. Incomplete information may delay or disqualify your rebate;
  3. schedule a pre-retrofit inspection with the efficiencyPEI or submit an EnerGuide Rating System audit report;
  4. wait for your letter of acceptance before starting the work;
  5. collect the dated sales receipts showing work completed and mail the original copies of dated receipt(s) to efficiencyPEI.

What are the rebate amounts?

Attic insulation:

  • Regular Rebate: $1/SQ/R-value increase
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: $1.75/SQ/R-value
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: $3.50/SQ/R-value
  • Minimum total R-value R50 for flat ceilings, R28 for sloped ceilings

Above grade walls (with new interior/exterior finish):

  • Regular Rebate : $10/SQ/R-value increase
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: $17.50/SQ/R-value
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: $35/SQ/R-value
  • Minimum R-value increase R6


Above grade walls (blown in insulation):

  • Regular Rebate : $2/SQ/R-value increase
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: $3.50/SQ/R-value
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: $7/SQ/R-value
  • Minimum R-value increase R10

Exposed floors:

  • Regular Rebate : $5/SQ/R-value increase
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: $8.75/SQ/R-value
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: $17.50/SQ/R-value
  • Minimum total R-value R20

Below grade:

  • Regular Rebate : $5/SQ/R-value increase
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: $8.75/SQ/R-value
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: $17.50/SQ/R-value
  • Minimum R-value increase R12 for walls, R20 for headers

Windows/doors/skylights:

  • $50 per opening for ENERGY STAR zone 3 products to a maximum of $400.

Air sealing:

  • Regular Rebate : 15% of eligible costs
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 1: 25% of eligible costs
  • Low-income Rebate Lvl 2: 50% of eligible costs

Note:

  • SQ = 100 square feet
  • Low income Rebate Lvl 1 applies to household incomes between $20,001 and $35,000
  • Low income Rebate Lvl 1 applies to household incomes $20,00 and under
Published date: 
March 8, 2016
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PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 620-3690
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