Ontario Smart Thermostat Program Offers $100 Rebate on Nest, Ecobee

The Green Ontario Fund, an agency of the Government of Ontario, has launched a $100 rebate when residents purchase an eligible smart thermostat from Nest and Ecobee.

Using a smart thermostat to control your home heating and cooling makes it easy to reduce your carbon footprint. If you live in Ontario, you could receive a $100 rebate for purchasing an eligible smart thermostat.

The program says if you live in a home, condo or apartment unit in Ontario, you are eligible as long as your heating and cooling system is compatible. Renters must receive consent from landlords to participate.

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The following smart thermostats are eligible for the $100 rebate (you can purchase them online or from a store):


  • ecobee4 (HomeKit, Alexa supported): $329
  • ecobee3 Lite (Alexa supported): $197.98
  • ecobee3 (HomeKit, Alexa supported): $219 ($80 off on Amazon.ca)


How the program works is first, you purchase one of the listed thermostats and install it, then submit a rebate application by clicking here for ecobee and clicking here for Nest. Your $100 rebate cheque should arrive in 4-6 weeks.

You may recall back in August, Ontario’s GreenON program offered a free Nest, ecobee or Honeywell smart thermostat (100,000 thermostats were available) to residents who had a furnace or central air conditioner.