Efficiency United (Gas) - Residential Efficiency Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Efficiency United (Gas) - Residential Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers/Dryers, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Furnaces, Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Energy Audit, Shower Head, Faucet Aerator, Pipe Wrap
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Boiler: 200

Furnace: 200
Water Heater: 35
Set-Back Thermostat: 20
Hot Water Pipe Wrap: 8
Low Flow Shower Head: 8/unit
Faucet Aerator: 1/unit
Clothes Washer: 50
Windows: 12.50/window
Air Sealing: 50
Wall Insulation: 125
Ceiling Insulation: 125
Comprehensive Energy Audit: 150 or 300
Insulation For Crawl Space, Basement Wall, or Band Joist: 50 each

Equipment Requirements Natural Gas Water Heater: EF .62 or higher

Pipe Wrap: R-4, Insulating hot water pipes
Faucet Aerator: 1.5 GPM or less
Shower Head: 1.75 GPM or less
Clothes Washer: ENERGY STAR CEE Tier 2 or 3 only
Furnace: AFUE of 92% or higher
Set-Back Thermostat: Energy Star rated
Natural Gas Boiler: AFUE of 87% or greater
Appliances: ENERGY STAR
Windows: NFRC or Energy Star Rated

Expiration Date 12/31/2011

Maximum Incentive Weatherization Measures: 50% of the cost

Windows: 150
Water Heaters/Clothes Washers: 1
Pipe Wrap: Limit of 10 linear ft.
Faucet Aerators: 2
High Efficiency Shower Head: 2

Program Administrator CLEAResult Consulting
Website http://www.efficiencyunited.com/default.asp

References DSIRE[1]


The Efficiency United program is intended to provide assistance and incentives to customers who employ energy efficient measures. Programs offer rebates on natural gas water heaters, clothes washers, pipe wrap, faucet aerators, shower heads, water heaters, furnaces, boilers, and thermostats. Incentives will be provided to the home owner and based on fulfilling energy efficiency standards.

Efficiency United

Semco Energy Wisconsin Public Service Corp (WPS) XCEL Energy Michigan Gas Utilities (MGU)

*Note: Any single utility may choose which of the available technologies to offer to its customers. All incentives listed above are not available in every service area.

Efficiency United member utilities also offer residential weatherization programs and low income programs; customers should review gas utility programs at the website above for details.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name CLEAResult Consulting

Address 3474 Alaiedon Pkwy, Suite 600
Place Okemos, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48864
Phone (512) 327-9200
Phone 2 (517) 974-7050
Email info@clearesult.com
Website http://www.clearesult.com/programs/
Contact Name Efficiency United

Address 3474 Alaiedon Pkwy, Suite 600
Place Okemos, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48864
Phone (877) 367-3191

Email info@efficiencyunited.com
Website http://www.efficiencyunited.com/

  • 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)"