Energy Efficiency Fund (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program (Connecticut)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Connecticut

Name Energy Efficiency Fund (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Low-Income Residential, Schools, State Government, Tribal Government
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Water Heaters, Windows, Food Service Equipment, Pool Covers, Infrared Heaters, Unit Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom Retrofits: Up to 40% of cost

Custom New Construction: Contact utility
Comprehensive Project: Up to 50% of cost
Steamer: $750/unit
Fryer: $750/unit
Convection Oven: $500
Griddle: $450
Pool Covers (automated): $12/sq. ft.
Window Film: $2/sq. ft.
EMS systems: $500/point
High Performance Glazing: $2/sq. ft.
Gas Boilers (non-condensing): $4/input MBH
Gas Boilers (condensing): $8/input MBH
Gas Furnace (condensing): $4/input MBH
Gas Unit Heaters (condensing): $2/input MBH
Gas Infrared Radiant Heaters: $500 - $850/unit
Gas Storage Water Heaters: Varies by Input BTU

Equipment Requirements Food Service Equipment must be Energy Star certified; see program web site for further details

Funding Source Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund

Maximum Incentive All Gas Programs: Contact utility

Custom Retrofits: 40%
Comprehensive Project: 50% of total cost

Program Administrator Utility
Date added to DSIRE 2010-01-27
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Through the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund, rebates are available for commercial, industrial or municipal customers of Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation, Southern Connecticut Gas Company, or Yankee Gas Services Company that are on a firm gas rate. Three programs: Energy Opportunities, Operations and Maintenance and Energy Conscious Blueprint are available to help customers achieve their energy saving goals. The Energy Opportunities program focuses on helping customers replace outdated and inefficient equipment with newer and more efficient models. The Energy Conscious Blueprint program encourages customers to factor in energy savings measures when laying out plans for new construction projects. Finally, the Operation and Maintenance Services program ensures that energy efficient improvements are not wasted by providing technical support and training for energy efficient systems and equipment. Incentives vary by size and equipment and according to which of the three programs energy saving projects are classified under; consult the program web site for further details and specific project requirements.

*Low-cost equipment replacement financing is available to customers who make equipment, insulation or air sealing upgrades while renovating as a result of Hurricane Sandy damage. Additionally, $3,000,000 in short-term funding has been made available for residents and businesses replacing furnaces, boilers, hot water heaters and refrigerators as a result of damage from Hurricane Sandy.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Natural Gas Efficiency Programs

Division Connecticut Light and Power
Address 107 Selden Street

Place Berlin, Connecticut
Zip/Postal Code 06037
Phone (800) 286-2000

Contact Name Roy Haller
Department The United Illuminating Company

Address 157 Church Street, MS1-68

Place New Haven, CT
Zip/Postal Code 06510
Phone (203) 499-2025
Phone 2 (800) 722-5584
Fax (203) 499-5973

  • 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)"