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Eligibility criteria

You must meet the following criteriato be eligible for the Éconologis program:

  • You rent or own your residence.
  • The total income of all the occupants of your residence is below the eligible income threshold. Eligible income thresholds are based on the number of occupants of the residence.

For more information on eligible income thresholds, consult the document below:

  • You may be eligible for the Éconologis program no matter what type of energy you use for your main heating system.
  • You cannot register for the Éconologis program if you have already taken advantage of the program or a similar program in the last five years.
  • However, if you have moved, you could register your new home for the Éconologis program, if you have not taken advantage of this program in the last three years.

Details on program criteria

  • You may be eligible for the Éconologis program (Component 1) if heating is included in your rent and you do not receive a heating bill.
  • You may be eligible for the Éconologis program (Component 1) if wood is your primary source of heat.
  • If you receive a disability benefit from the federal government and are also eligible for the Éconologis program, you may be eligible for the annual installation of plastic insulating film on your windows.

Conditions for refrigerator replacement

To have your refrigerator replaced free of charge, you must meet the following conditions:

  • You own your refrigerator.
  • You did not benefit from the Hydro-Québec refrigerator replacement program.
  • The refrigerator to replace:
  • have been manufactured before 2001
  • be the low-income household's main fridge
  • be installed in the household's main kitchen 
  • have a capacity of 10–25 cu. ft.
  • be plugged in and running
  • be easy to remove (the removal process must not cause any damage)
  • be located at the address where the new fridge will be delivered

Other conditions may apply. Your Éconologis advisor can provide more information during their visit.

Conditions for electronic thermostat installation

For Component 2 of the Éconologis program, the installation of electronic thermostats free of charge, you must meet the following additional criterion:

  • You receive an energy supply bill for your home's main heating system.

Please note that Component 2 of the program is not mandatory.

Do you have any questions?

To check whether you are eligible for the program, simply contact the organization authorized to offer the Éconologis program in your region.

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