Water heater grants

Natural gas water heaters produce hot water twice as fast as electrical models. Your entire family can therefore enjoy a hot shower. Choose a natural gas water heater and take advantage of the different grants offered by Gaz Métro. Grants may be combined and vary with the type of appliance selected.

Purchase and installation rebate

Enjoy a welcome rebate

New Gaz Métro customers who convert their electric or oil-fired water heaters to natural gas water heaters are eligible for a rebate of $500 upon purchasing and installing a water heater, no matter which type of appliance they choose. This is our way of welcoming you to “life in blue".*

from oil to natural gas

Take advantage of the additional Blue heating rebate

Does your water heater run on oil? Until November 30, 2016, Gaz Métro is also offering the blue heating rebate of $250 toward converting your oil-fired water heater to a new natural gas one – a good choice for you and for the environment.*

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Grant for High efficiency Appliance

Get an additional grant by choosing a condensing tankless water heater

Tankless water heaters produce hot water on demand, eliminating the need for a water storage tank. As part of its Energy Efficiency Program, Gaz Métro offers an additional grant of $250 to encourage its customers to adopt energy-wise lifestyles. This amount helps reduce the difference between the cost of this high-performance appliance and the cost of a standard water heater. See the list of appliances that qualify for this program.**

Eligible appliances (PDF)


* Discount only applicable during the conversion to a natural gas central heating appliance. Additional discounts are available on the installation of multiple natural gas appliances. Enjoy our many savings! These discounts are available only to homeowners with central heating appliances. These programs are offered exclusively to residents whose homes are on the existing Gaz Métro natural gas network and not part of a new housing construction project supplied by Gaz Métro. Dual energy heating systems are not eligible for financial aids. The discounts cannot be combined with any other Gaz Métro promotion and may be subject to credit approval and eligibility for a natural gas consumption discount program and the energy efficiency program. These discounts do not apply to those building their own homes. The discounts are applied directly to the installation invoice. A financial contribution for the connection of your home to the natural gas distribution network is required and will be invoiced in the form of interest-free instalments of 12,50 $ (before taxes) for the next 24 months. Rebate equivalent to one year of FREE heating = This amount will be credited to you on your installation bill.The rebate is equivalent to approximtely one year of heating for a 1,700 sq ft house (1983 insulation norms) based on an average of prices in effect during the last 12 months. This amount may vary depending on equipment installed and other factors. Some restrictions apply. Appliances must be converted from oil to natural gas. The conditions of the program and the amount of the grants are subject to change without notice.

** In order to qualify for this grant, you must contractually commit with Gaz Métro or a Gaz Métro Authorized Partner prior to your appliances’ installation. The total grant amount must not exceed admissible amounts. Some restrictions apply. The conditions of the program and the amount of the grants are subject to change without notice.