Efficiency Maine Business Programs (Unitil Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs (Maine)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Maine
Additional Place applies to Efficiency Maine (Unitil)
Name Efficiency Maine Business Programs (Unitil Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Programs (Maine)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Multi-Family Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Furnaces, Food Service Equipment, Infrared Unit heaters, ECM
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Furnaces; $1000

Condensing Boilers: $1500 - $4500
Non-Condensing Boilers: $750-$3,000
Steam Boiler: $800 or $1/MBtuh
Infrared Unit Heaters: $500
Natural Gas Warm-Air Unit Heaters: $600
Custom/ECM: Contact Unitil
Cooking Equipment: $600-$2000

Equipment Requirements Gas-Fired Air Furnace: 95% AFUE

Hot Water Boiler: 85% Thermal Efficiency
Condensing Boiler: 90% Thermal Efficiency
Steam Boiler: 90% Thermal Efficiency or AFUE 82%
Natural Gas Warm-Air Unit Heaters: 90% Thermal Efficiency
High efficiency cooking equipment: ENERGY STAR Label

Installation Requirements Pre-approval is required.

Program Administrator Efficiency Maine
Website http://www.efficiencymaine.com/at-work/natural-gas

Incentive Source Efficiency Maine


Efficiency Maine offers natural gas efficiency rebates to Unitil customers. Equipment eligible for rebates includes boilers, furnaces, ECM units, unit heaters and food service equipment. Rebates are available for the construction or renovation of commercial, industrial, institutional, educational, or municipal buildings. Additionally, multifamily buildings are eligible under this program if equipment upgrades serve common areas or serve two or more units. For natural gas-fired boilers, furnaces and heaters, customers must also provide AHRI Certificates for each type of eligible equipment proposed. View the program web site for full program details and equipment requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Efficiency Maine
Department Rebate Program
Address 323 State Street, Suite 2
Place Augusta, Maine
Zip/Postal Code 04330
Phone (866) 376-2463

Email efficiencymaine@efficiencymaine.com
Website http://www.efficiencymaine.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)"