Income Qualified Program

INCOME QUALIFIED PROGRAM

Free Energy Efficiency Upgrades For Income Qualifying Households

There are times when it can be hard to keep up with mortgage or rent payments, or buying groceries and still having enough money to pay your energy bills.

Now you can lower your monthly energy bill and make your home more comfortable with our free or subsidized energy efficiency upgrades.

Efficiency Manitoba makes it easy. Our team of dedicated professionals take care of everything and manage the entire process. We identify eligible improvements, connect you with registered contractors and take care of the payment, to help you save more.

This Program Applies to You if You

  • Are a homeowner with a limited income and are interested in energy efficiency upgrades.
  • Are a home renter with a limited income.
  • Are a landlord and are interested in increasing your property value and reducing your tenant’s energy consumption.
  • Rent an apartment suite and are interested in energy efficiency upgrades that will help you save money and energy.

You Qualify If You

  • Live in a single-detached or semi-detached home.
  • Live in the home year-round.
  • Have a total household income (before deductions) that meets or falls below the limits in the table below.

Income limits based on the number of people living in the home*

Number of PeopleTotal Income
1 person$32,401
2 people$40,338
3 people$49,590
4 people$60,209
5 people$68,288
6 people$77,016
7 or more people$85,748

Total income is based on total household income before deductions.


You’ll need to provide us with income verification documentation for all household residents 18 years of age or older. Learn how to submit these documents.

Free Home Energy Check-up

Get a free in-home assessment to find ways to save energy.

Free Insulation

Available for your attic, walls, and basement. Installation included.

FOR QUALIFYING AREA BASED ON YOUR HOME ENERGY CHECK-UP

Natural Gas Furnace Upgrade

You only pay $9.50 per month for 5 years. Installed by a registered contractor.

WHEN UPGRADING FROM A STANDARD EFFICIENCY FURNACE

Natural Gas Boiler Upgrade

Install a high-efficiency natural gas boiler and get a $3000 rebate.

WHEN UPGRADING FROM A STANDARD EFFICIENCY BOILER

LED light bulbs

Free Energy Saving Devices

LEDs, energy-efficient showerheads and aerators, air-sealing products, and other energy saving items.

5 simple Steps

Interested in the program? Follow these 5 simple steps:

  1. APPLY AND SEE IF YOU INCOME QUALIFY

    Fill out an application and provide your income verification documents. If this is a rental property, then the landlord must be the one to apply, and eligibility is based on the income verification documents provided by the tenants.

  2. GET YOUR FREE HOME ENERGY CHECK-UP

    Get a free home energy check-up by one of our expert energy advisors. Start saving immediately with free installation of energy saving devices and get your home heating system and insulation levels assessed for potential upgrades

  3. CHOOSE A REGISTERED CONTRACTOR

    If your home qualifies for a heating system upgrade or an insulation upgrade, we connect you to registered contractors or find one in your area. You choose a registered contractor from our list who will guide you through the next steps.

  4. GET YOUR ELIGIBLE UPGRADE DONE

    The contractor you selected will come to your home and coordinate the energy efficiency upgrade to maximize your energy savings. They will let you know once your project is approved and schedule the installation as soon as possible, so that you can start saving.

  5. SIGN OFF AND ENJOY THE SAVINGS

    All registered contractors are set up to invoice us directly, so you don’t have to worry about any upfront costs. Efficiency Manitoba takes care of the rest to help you save more.