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Financial Incentive Program

Place New Hampshire

Name Unitil (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Construction, Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Natural Gas Warm Air Furnace: $500 or $800

Natural Gas Boiler: $1,000 or $1,500
Combined Heating and Water Heating Unit: $1,200
Indirect Water Heater (attached to boiler): $400
Condensing Water Heater: $500
On-Demand Tankless Water Heater: $500 or $800
Storage Water Heater: $100
Heat Recovery Ventilator: $500
Boiler Reset Controls: $225
Programmable Thermostat: $25

Equipment Requirements Natural Gas Warm Air Furnace: AFUE 95% or greater

Natural Gas Boiler: AFUE 90% of greater
Combined Heating and Water Heating Unit: 90% or greater
Condensing Water Heater: 95% Thermal Efficiency or greater
On-Demand Tankless Water Heater: .82 Energy Factor or greater, with Electronic Ignition
Storage Water Heater: .67 Energy Factor, Energy Star qualified

Start Date 2011-01-01
Expiration Date 2011-12-31

Installation Requirements Projects with more than ten units require pre-approval from the utility for rebate funds to be reserved.

Maximum Incentive Home Performance with Energy Star: 50% Utility Rebate up to $4,000

Home Energy Assistance (Low-income residents): $5,000

Website http://www.unitil.com/energy-efficiency/energy-efficiency-programs/natural-gas-programs-rebates-assistance

Last DSIRE Review 2012-09-19
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

Incentive Source Unitil


Unitil offers its New Hampshire residential customers a number of programs to encourage more energy efficient homes. The Home Performance with Energy Star Program can help to improve the energy efficiency of qualified homes. Customers with electrically heated homes qualify for a complete home energy audit and receive recommendations for improving the energy efficiency of their home. The program provides rebates up to $4,000 and includes incentives for installing energy savings improvements including:

   * Attic and building insulation
   * Hot Water Pipe and Tank Insulation
   * Air sealing and weather stripping materials
   * Water saving devices
   * Energy Star CFLs and light fixtures

A Home Heating Index qualifier and application form can be found on the website listed above. In addition, through the Home Performance with Energy Star rebates are available for ENERGY STAR® labeled lighting, refrigerators, clothes washers, and air conditioning units. Rebates are offered on various Energy Star lighting fixtures. Rebate coupons can be downloaded online and are also available at participating New Hampshire retailers. A list of eligible technologies as well as an online rebate form is available on the website provided above. The Home Energy Assistance Program aids low-income customers in improving their home's energy efficiency. Products and services are provided at no cost to customers meeting program income guidelines, regardless of heating fuel type. Products and services of up to $4,000 are available to eligible customers.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Gas Networks Unitil Energy Systems

Address 40 Washington Street, Suite 2000

Place Westborough, Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code 01581
Phone (800) 232-0672

Email rebates@gasnetworks.com
Website http://www.gasnetworks.com
Contact Name Unitil Energy Systems
Department Customer Services

Address One McGuire Street

Place Concord, NH
Zip/Postal Code 03301
Phone (800) 852-3339

Email residential_ee@unitil.com
Website http://www.unitil.com/

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


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