Who is Eligible:
South Asian, Chinese, Korean and Persian origin who own their own home in the Lower Mainland
Empower Me is an energy conservation program, funded primarily by FortisBC, specifically for South Asian and Chinese families who are not familiar with the equipment common in North American homes: furnaces, hot water tanks, and thermostats. Through the program, Energy Mentors, who are themselves members of the South Asian and Chinese communities:
provide one-to-one energy-efficiency education in the participant’s own language
develop a long term energy savings plan for each participant provide energy-saving measures including aerators for faucets, energy-saving showerheads, draft-proofing supplies, help participants find and apply for grant and rebate programs for which they may qualify.