Nicor Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates (Illinois)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Illinois

Name Nicor Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Installer/Contractor, Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Complete system replacement
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Storage Water Heater: $100

High Efficiency Furnace: $200-$400
High Efficiency Boiler: $350- $450
Hot Water Pipe Insulation: $10 per installation
Programmable Thermostats: $20 per unit

Offered in partnership with ComEd:
Complete System Replacements (Furnace and AC): $700 - $1,000
Energy Assessment: $99
Multi-Family Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Program and New Construction: Contact the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program

Equipment Requirements Storage Water Heater: ENERGY STAR qualified, EF 0.67

High Efficiency Furnace: Minimum of 92% AFUE High
Efficiency Boiler: Minimum of 90% AFUE
Hot Water Pipe Insulation: 6 feet of 0.75 inch thick insulation installed on natural gas hot water pipes
Programmable Thermostats: Must be installed on residential natural gas space heating
Complete System Replacement: Furnace with 92% AFUE or greater and central air conditioning with 14.5 SEER or greater

Expiration Date 2014-05-31

Installation Requirements New equipment must be replacing existing equipment and be purchased at retail price.

Maximum Incentive Varies

Program Administrator Resource Solutions Group

References DSIRE[1]


Energy efficient products are eligible for Nicor Gas rebates. Applications must be postmarked no later than 90 days after installation. Customers can also choose the Instant Discount Option, which provides a discount at point of purchase from a participating contractor. Visit the website for complete rules. In addition to the energy efficiency rebates listed above, Nicor Gas offers the Home Energy Savings Program, Multi-Family Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Program and New Construction in partnership with ComEd. The Home Energy Savings Program and Multi-Family Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Program provide participants with an onsite energy audit, installation of free energy-saving products and incentives for making additional energy-saving upgrades. The New Construction Program offers single- family homes and duplexes incentives for efficiency. Visit www.nicorgasrebates/com/residential for complete information.

Contractors can attend webinars and training workshops about program details, receive educational materials/ sales tools and provide customers the rebate as an instant discount.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program

Address 3800 Watt Avenue, Suite 105
Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 95821-2672
Phone (877) 886-4239
Phone 2 (877) 821-9988

  • 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)"