Energy Save New West is a community energy-efficiency program designed & mobilized by the City of New Westminster.

Energy Save New West was launched in July 2013 to improve the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings, and reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions in New Westminster.

The City of New Westminster is committed to protecting, enhancing and managing the natural environment in order to provide a sustainable living environment for local residents. This commitment is supported by the target and objectives of New Westminster’s Community Energy & Emissions Plan (CEEP) and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets set in its Official Community Plan (OCP).

The City of New Westminster Electrical Utility supports demand side management initiatives and manages the oldest continuously-operating electrical utility in British Columbia. The Electrical Utility distributes electricity to 29,000 residential customers and 3,000 commercial enterprises.

Through the provision of services, training and incentives, Energy Save New West advances energy efficiency solutions for local New Westminster residents and businesses.

Key Program Elements Include:


Rebates & Incentives

A comprehensive suite of program solutions including access to energy assessments, technical energy coaching, energy upgrades and access to utility rebates.


Participant Support

A secure customer journey with end-to-end program support to make it straightforward and easier for homeowners and businesses to participate and have a better overall experience with Energy Save New West.


Technical Consulting

Proactive consultation with participants to maximize the potential benefits of energy efficiency retrofits including increased uptake of program rebates and incentives offered by City of New Westminster, FortisBC and BC Hydro.


Industry Training

Positive industry engagement with local builders, designers and architects including training and professional development from the program that encourages design and construction of better homes in New Westminster.

Who We Service

Whether you’re a homeowner, renter, or business owner, Energy Save New West is here to help you save energy and money.

Find solutions for:

Existing Homes

If you’re thinking of starting a home renovation project, learn how our Existing Home program can help achieve your home improvement goals.

New Homes

Before you build, find out how our New Home program can improve the energy performance and comfort of new construction homes.

Multi-Unit Residential

If you live in a rental apartment or strata condominium, learn about existing programs and offers for multi-unit residential buildings


If your business is interested in reducing energy use, you can find smart ways to improve your bottom line with existing Business programs and rebates.

Our Partners

Energy Save New is an initiative sponsored by the City of New Westminster that works closely with a network of program partners in effort to provide a wide range of services, incentives, industry training and information to help local residents and businesses better manage energy use and related costs.

Program support including funding and incentives are provided by:

BC Hydro offers solutions and support for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers through rebate and incentive programs designed to promote energy conservation.

FortisBC is working together with consumers and businesses across British Columbia to be more energy efficient and help them save energy and money.

CleanBC Better Homes is BC’s online hub for homeowners and businesses to access information, rebates and support to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in new and existing homes and buildings.