Get a $400 rebate when you replace a constant-speed pool pump with a variable-speed pump. Most constant-speed swimming pool pumps run 24/7, often at a higher speed than necessary for the task. That's a big opportunity to save electricity!


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Saves electricity

A variable-speed pump uses electricity only when needed - up to a 90% reduction!

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Quieter operation

Near-silent performance will keep your poolside peaceful.

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Lasts longer

Not running a pump at full speed, 24/7 will help keep equipment lasting longer


To qualify, participants must:

  • be a single-family residential customer of Hydro Ottawa or Renfrew Hydro;
  • own an inground swimming pool with a constant-speed pool pump motor;
  • purchase a qualifying variable-speed pool pump from a participating pool pump vendor;
  • have the variable-speed pool pump installed by the participating Vendor or the Vendor's contracted installer.

Participating Vendors

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All participating vendors must be a member of the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada.

Want to Become a Participating Vendor?


Submit the Vendor Participation Agreement

Sell Variable-Speed Pumps

  • Rebates are applied at the time of the purchase.
  • To qualify, new pumps must replace existing constant-speed pumps.
  • All customers must sign a Customer Participation Agreement form. 

Complete Installation

  • You will need to collect customer information such as pool size, pump size and run time, at the time of the installation.
  • Some customers may be contacted for follow-up site visits and/or interviews.

Submit Invoices Every Month

  • Complete and submit all paperwork on a monthly basis. This includes:
  • Your cheque should arrive within four weeks.

Subject to additional terms and conditions found at saveonenergy.ca. *Incentives are available for installation of eligible equipment completed between January 1 and December 31, 2018 and submitted no later than Feb. 1, 2019. Equipment must be purchased from and installed by a participating contractor. †Estimated annual electricity cost savings are based on past program experience. Actual savings may vary. Save on Energy is powered by the Independent Electricity System Operator and brought to you by Hydro Ottawa. OMOfficial Mark of the Independent Electricity System Operator. Used under licence.

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