Information retrieved from a BC Hydro article

If you live in an income-qualified household, you can get a free energy saving kit to help you save energy and make your home more comfortable all year.

Each kit includes simple, energy-saving products that you can install yourself. With this kit, you can seal up the drafts around your home, save on lighting costs, and reduce your home’s water use too.

What’s in the kit?

Four LED light bulbs
Weather stripping to reduce drafts around windows and doors
High-efficiency showerheads
Water-saving tap aerators
LED night light
Fridge and freezer thermometer
Step-by-step instruction guide [PDF, 3.4 MB] to help you install each product
You can customize your kit when you apply based on the specific needs of your home.

How to apply

Check our income qualification chart to make sure that you’re eligible.
Apply for the free kit online. It takes less than five minutes to apply.
Please have your BC Hydro or City of New Westminster utility account number ready. If you prefer, you can call us at 1 800 224 9376 to order the kit over the phone.
After you apply, you’ll receive your energy saving kit within three to six weeks.
There are no fees or shipping costs.

Your household income must not exceed the amounts listed below. Income is based on the previous year and includes the combined income of all household members aged 18 and older.



1 person $35,800
2 people $44,500
3 people $54,700
4 people $66,500
5 people $75,400
6 people $85,000
7 or more people $94,700

Do you rent your home? You can still apply for the kit if the BC Hydro or City of New Westminster utility account is in your name.

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