North Shore Gas - Residential Rebate Program (Illinois)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Illinois

Name North Shore Gas - Residential Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, (only Attic Insulation), HVAC System Replacement, Pipe Insulation, Boiler Reset Controls, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Incentive Inactive Date 2013-05-31
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnace: $300 -$500

Boiler: varies, depending on size and efficiency
Boiler Controls: $100/unit
Complete HVAC System Replacement: $650 - $1,000
Water Heater (Tankless): $450
Water Heater (Indirect): $275
Water Heater (Storage Tank): $100
Attic Insulation: $0.10/sq ft
Programmable Thermostat: $50
Pipe Insulation: varies depending on type

Eligible System Size View program web site

Equipment Requirements Boilers: 90% efficiency or greater

Furnaces: 92% efficiency or greater
Complete HVAC System Replacement: 92% AFUE (Furnace); 14.5 SEER (Air Conditioner) Water Heater (Tankless): EF .80
Water Heater (Indirect): 92% TE boiler
Water Heater (Storage Tank): EF .67
Attic Insulation: Existing insulation must be R-19 or less

Expiration Date 2013-05-31

Maximum Incentive 100% of project cost

Date added to DSIRE 2009-01-28
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Contact North Shore Gas for information on limited-time bonus incentive offerings. Bonus incentives of $250 - $450 are available for eligible purchases made before May 31, 2013.

The North Shore Gas Natural Gas Savings Program offers incentives to encourage customers to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes and apartment buildings. Rebates are available on energy efficient furnaces, boilers, water heaters, controls and insulation. To qualify, gas furnaces, boilers, and water heaters must be installed by professional contractors. Property owners of multifamily units may also participate in this program. A full list of eligible models and insulation and instructions on how to apply for the rebates can be found on the Natural Gas Savings Program web site. Applications must be made no later than 60 days after the equipment purchase date.

The Natural Gas Savings Program is funded by customers of North Shore Gas, through a line item on the bill called the Enhanced Efficiency Program. The Program is guided by North Shore Gas, the Citizen's Utility Board, the City of Chicago Department of Environment, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, and the Illinois Attorney General's Office.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name North Shore Gas
Department Residential Rebate Program

Address 1010 N. Hooker St., Ste. 302

Place Chicago, Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 60642
Phone (855) 849-8928



  • 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)"