Philadelphia Gas Works - Residential and Commercial Construction Incentives Program (Pennsylvania)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Pennsylvania
Additional Place applies to Philadelphia Gas Works,
Name Philadelphia Gas Works - Residential and Commercial Construction Incentives Program (Pennsylvania)
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Residential

Residential Construction: $750

10% to < 20% above code, $13/MMBtu first-year savings
20% to < 30% above codet, $24/MMBtu first-year savings
30% above code, $40/MMBtu first-year savings

Equipment Requirements Equipment must reduce gas consumption
Start Date 2012-09-01
Expiration Date 2015-08-31

Maximum Incentive Residential: $750

Commercial: $60,000


Incentive Source Philadelphia Gas Works


Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) provides incentives to developers, home builders and building owners that build new or gut-rehab facilities to conserve gas beyond the level consumed at code (IECC 2009). Eligible residential developers and builders can receive a flat rebate of $750 per unit. Based upon the level of gas savings beyond code, commercial builders and developers can receive an incentive of $13/MMBtu, $24/MMBtu or $40/MMBtu in first year energy savings. Commercial incentives are capped at $60,000 per project. Projects may use a variety of equipment and measures to acheive gas savings, including: Water Heaters, Furnaces, Boilers, Heat recovery, Steam-system upgrades, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Doors, Siding, Roofs, Motors and Motor VFDs. View the program web site for program details and full requirements.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Philadelphia Gas Works
Division Customer Service

Place Philadelphia, PA
Zip/Postal Code 19122
Phone (215) 235 -1000


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  1.  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"