Home and business energy efficiency incentives

Program name: 
Energy Upgrades


The Energy Upgrades program helps Victorian households and businesses save energy and money with a range of discounts and special offers on selected energy-saving products and services.

Discounts and special offers are only available from participating businesses. Ask your retailer or tradesperson if they’re registered as a participating business under the program or view the register of participating businesses online.

The Energy Upgrades incentive can help you with the cost of purchasing:

  • under floor insulation, weather-proofing strips, double-glazed windows, chimney dampers and vent covers
  • energy-efficient fridges and freezers, and help with recycling the old fridge
  • more energy-efficient heaters
  • more energy-efficient cooling
  • hot water system replacements and upgrades
  • energy and water-saving showerheads
  • energy-efficient lighting
  • high efficiency TVs
  • energy-efficient clothes dryers
  • energy-saving pool pumps
  • standby power controllers to reduce the amount of power used by computers and home entertainment systems


  • save energy and money
  • access discounts and special offers on selected energy-saving products and services
  • upgrade inefficient appliances

Key eligibility

Victorian homeowners, renters, landlords and businesses are eligible for the discounts and special offers. If renting, check to see if you need your landlord's permission before making changes to your home.

To be eligible for assistance, you must:

  • purchase specified energy-saving products and services from participating businesses
  • have the appliance or product professionally installed where required
  • complete the relevant paperwork at the time of purchase

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Find a participating business at:

Essential Services Commission website

Call 1300 664 969 or 03 9651 4911