Columbia Gas of Ohio - Innovative Energy Solutions Program (Ohio)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Ohio

Name Columbia Gas of Ohio - Programmable Thermostat Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Institutional, Nonprofit, Faith-Based Organizations
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Duct/Air sealing, Heat recovery, Motor VFDs, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Building Commissioning, Infrared Heaters
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Audit: Up to 100%

Custom Conservation and Evaluation Measures: Up to 50%
Research and Demonstration Measures: Up to 50%
Experimental Technologies: Up to 100%
Building Commissioning: Up to 50%

Eligible System Size Annual natural gas usage greater than 3000 Ccf

Maximum Incentive $100,000/project

Program Administrator Columbia Gas of Ohio

References DSIRE[1]


Columbia Gas of Ohio offers professional Facility/Building Energy Audits to determine the potential for natural gas savings encouraging matching funds and requiring submittal of final energy audit report for payment. Natural Gas Energy conservation measures and re-commissioning must have a benefit/cost ratio of 2 or greater to qualify for rebates of up to 50%. Experimental Technologies such as solar pre-heaters for gas water heaters are eligible for a 100% rebate, while Evaluation, Measurement and Verification projects; Research and Demonstration projects; and Building Commissioning projects are eligible for 50% rebates. For more information on project guidelines and requirements, review the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Department Columbia Gas of Ohio
Address P.O. Box 117
Place Columbus, Ohio
Zip/Postal Code 43216-0117
Phone (800) 952-3037
Phone 2 (877) 644-6674
Contact Name Paul Racher
Department Columbia Gas of Ohio

Phone (614) 460-4630


  • 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)"