Burn it Smart. When wood is burned, carbon dioxide is released. There are ways to burn that are healthier for the air and less hazardous than others. Learn how to burn safely and cleanly on our Burn it Smart page.
Efficient Rebates. It's hard not to love an opportunity to upgrade a home to run more efficiently and get some money back for doing it. From changing out your old and inefficient toilet or woodstove, to applying for a Home Energy Assessment rebate, the Rebates page has the links that you need.
CleanBC. The City of Nanaimo tops up some of CleanBC's rebate programs, adding even more incentive to upgrade your fossil fuel burning heating and hot water systems to energy efficient heat pump systems, and more! Learn more and get your rebate code at CleanBC's website.
REEP-ing benefits. A realtor is usually a first connection to a buyer's new home, and the more knowledge they have about home energy and retrofit incentive opportunities, the more beneficial they can be to home buyers. The Real Estate Energy Efficiency Program (REEP) is designed to keep realtors in-the-know. Read more about the Realtor Energy Efficiency Program here.
Disaster and Emergency. We live in an earthquake zone, and with climate change upon us, there is a growing risk of disasters and major emergencies that could affect our city. To learn about the City of Nanaimo's Emergency Management Program, our Emergency Response and Recovery Program, and even how you and your family can be better prepared for an emergency, visit the Emergency Management page. And if you haven't already, sign up for emergency notifications by app, text, email or phone call here on our Emergency Call Alert System page.