Nicor Gas - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates (Illinois)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Nicor Gas - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebates|
|Incentive Type||Utility Rebate Program|
|Eligible Technologies||Boilers, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Furnaces, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Commercial Cooking Equipment, Food Service Equipment, Boiler Tune Up, Retro-Commissioning, Infrared Heater, Pre-Rinse Spray Valve, Steam-system surveys and upgrades, Steam Trap Repairs/Replacements, Demand-Controlled Ventilation, Ozone Laundry|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| Space Heating Non-Condensing Steam Boilers: $400 - $2,500|
Space Heating Condensing Boilers: $500 - $7,500
|Equipment Requirements||View program web site|
|Installation Requirements||Must be current Nicor Gas business customer. All rate classes are eligible. Public entities (taxpayer-funded facilities) and Direct Access customers are not eligible for the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program.|
|Maximum Incentive||Business Custom Incentive Program: $500,000/year|
|Date added to DSIRE||2010-05-06|
|Last DSIRE Review||2013-06-17|
| Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE
Nicor Gas offers a variety of rebates to commercial customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient products. Rebates are available on water heaters, furnaces, boilers, boiler controls and maintenance, steam trap repairs and replacements, and more.
Incentives are also available for custom natural gas-saving projects and are based on annual therms saved. The Custom Incentive Program is for projects not covered by the other Nicor Gas business program. Projects related to burner replacements, controls, process heat recovery technologies, air-side measures and more will be considered for a custom incentive up to $500,000. Customers can choose the Instant Discount Option, which provides a discount at point of purchase from a participating contractor.
The Small Business Energy Efficiency Program offers free assistance and instant discounts to small business owners looking to reduce their energy usage, including free energy assessments, free installation of energy-efficient products and instant discounts up to 100% off other energy-saving improvements.
The Retro-Commissioning Program, through a partnership with ComEd, uses studies and tune-ups to maximize efficiency in a building's operating systems. The New Construction Program, also offered in partnership with ComEd, provides rebates and technical assistance for new construction and major renovation projects. Visit the website for more information..
Contractors can attend webinars and training workshops about program details, receive educational materials/ sales tools and provide customers the rebate as an instant discount.
|Contact Name||Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program|
|Address||3800 Watt Avenue, Suite 105|
|Phone 2||(877) 821-9988|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.