National Fuel (Gas) - Large Non-Residential Conservation Program (New York)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place New York

Name National Fuel - Large Non-Residential Conservation Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Local Government, Nonprofit, Schools
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Food Service Equipment
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom Rebates: $15/Mcf x the gas savings or 50% of the total project cost

Unit Heater: $1000
Hot Air Furnace: $500
Low Intensity Infrared Heating: $500
Programmable Thermostat: $25
Hot Water Boiler: $600-$4500
Steam Boiler: $600-$10,000 + $2/kBtuh
Vent Damper: $1/Mbtu/
Pipe Insulation: $3/ln. ft.
Duct Insulation: $0.50/ft.
Demand Control Ventilation: $200/unit
Storage Tank Insulation: $1/sq. ft.
Circulation Controls: $500/unit
Fryer: $750
Convection Oven: $500
Combination Oven: $750
Broiler: $500
Steamer: $750
Griddle: $500

Eligible System Size Large, non-residential customers whose facilities use more than 12,000 Mcf of natural gas per year are eligible
Equipment Requirements Unit Heater: 90% AFUE

Hot Air Furnace: 90% AFUE
Programmable Thermostat: ENERGY STAR
Hot Water Boiler: 85% AFUE
Steam Boiler: 81% AFUE
Tankless Water Heaters: 0.78 EF
Storage Tank Water Heater: 0.61 EF
Convection Oven: 40% AFUE
Combination Oven: 40% AFUE
Broiler: 30% AFUE
Griddle: 45% AFUE

Installation Requirements Incentives are for improvements directly related to gas equipment energy savings, and all appliances must be installed by a contractor.

Maximum Incentive Commercial Custom Rebates: $200,000

Industrial Custom Rebates: $5,000,000

Program Administrator Fuel for Thought

References DSIRE[1]


In conjunction with NYSERDA's Existing Facilities Program, National Fuel provides an energy efficient equipment application for custom and standard rebates. These rebates are available for large businesses using more than 12,000 cubic feet of natural gas per year. Rebates are available up to $5 million for industrial entities or $200,000 for commercial.

Customized rebates are available for equipment purchased and installed after July 1, 2010. Mearsures must be installed by a qualified contractor.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Eric Mazzone
Department Fuel for Thought
Division New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Phone (866) 697-3732 Ext.3371


  • 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)"