ConEd (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program (New York)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place New York

Name ConEd (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Compressed air, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Motor VFDs, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Energy Surveys
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Study: 50% of the cost

Custom: $1/therm at less than 20% savings; $2/therm at greater than 20% savings
Control/Automation Systems: $2/therm saved, up to 50% of cost
Furnaces: $500-$2500
Hot Water Boilers: $1000-$15,000
Steam Boilers: $700 or $2/MBH
Boiler Reset Controls: $200
Programmable Thermostat: $30
Infiltration Control Measures: Up to 70% of cost
Furnace or Boiler Clean and Tune: $225
Combustion Tune-up: $400
Infrared Unit Heater: $500
Insulation: $0.01-$0.02 multiplied by R-value increase and sq. ft.

Expiration Date 2015-12-31

Installation Requirements To receive rebate for installation, must be an existing directly metered commercial or industrial building, which pays the System Benefits Charge, and has not received an incentive from NYSERDA or another utility.

Maximum Incentive Large Commercial Energy Study: 50,000 (gas); 67,000 (combined with electric)

VFD: 12,000

Program Administrator Lockheed Martin

References DSIRE[1]


Con Edison offers New York Commercial natural gas customers a rebate program for energy efficient equipment in buildings inside the eligible service area. All equipment must be installed by a participating contractor and installations may be inspected before incentive payments. Customers can schedule an energy efficiency survey to begin the program.

The Commercial and Industrial Equipment Rebate and Commercial and Industrial Custom Efficiency Programs offer incentives to gas customers in good standing who contribute to the system benefits charge (SBC). Incentive payments are limited to a simple payback period of one year for commercial projects and six months for industrial projects. Proposed custom incentive projects will be required to pass a cost-effectiveness test.

In May 2011, Con Edison Company began to provide financial incentives for energy efficiency specifically to defer or avoid transmission and distribution capital expenditures. This targeted demand side management program provides financial incentives to demand side management providers, and was approved up to $25 million a year for four years with the goal of attaining 100 MWs of permanent load reduction. Contact Con Edison for additional information on these programs.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Con Edison Commercial
Department Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
Address 880 Third Avenue, 9th Floor
Address 2 c/o Lockheed Martin
Place New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code 10022
Phone (877) 797-6347
Phone 2 (646) 833-1047

  • 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)"