Black Hills Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Colorado)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Colorado

Name Black Hills Energy (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Qualified New Homes (Builders): Contact Black Hills

Energy Evaluations: Free or reduced cost
Storage Water Heater: $75 or $300
Tankless Water Heater: $300
Furnace/Boiler Maintenance: $30 or $100
Replacement Furnaces: $325 or $400
Replacement Boilers: $150 or $400
Integrated Space and Water Heater: $500
Drain Heat Recovery: $300
Multi-Zone Thermostats: $300
Set Back Thermostats: $25 (self-installed); $50 (professionally installed)
Wall/Ceiling/Foundation/Floor Insulation: $0.25 - $0.50/sq ft, up to $500
Infiltration Control/Caulking/Weather Stripping: 70% of cost
R-8 Duct Insulation: 70% of cost, up to $150
Duct Repair and Sealing: 75% of cost, up to $200
Doors: $25

Equipment Requirements Furnaces: 94% AFUE

Boilers: 85% AFUE
Water Heaters: Varies by type

Maximum Incentive All Incentives: $750/customer

Ceiling/Wall/Foundation Insulation: $500
Infiltration Control/Caulking/Weather Stripping: $200
Duct Insulation: $150

Program Administrator Black Hills Energy
Date added to DSIRE 2009-09-16
Last DSIRE Review 2013-08-16
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Black Hills Energy (BHE) offers a variety of rebates for residential Colorado customers who purchase and install energy efficient natural gas appliances, heating equipment and insulation materials. This program offers rebates for customers who purchase and install energy efficient furnaces, boilers, insulation, integrated space and water heaters, drain heat recovery and programmable thermostats. Individual pieces of equipment have specific requirements which can be seen on the program application form. Forms may be found on the program web site listed above. Additionally, builders of energy efficient new homes may also be eligible for incentives through Black Hills Energy. Follow all procedures outlined on the program web site and on the application forms. Contact BHE for more information on these rebates. Program may not be available in all Colorado service areas.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Efficiency Programs
Department Black Hills Energy (Gas)

Phone (888) 567-0799


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"