SEMCO Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Michigan)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name SEMCO Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Water Heaters, Furnaces, Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Shower Head, Faucet Aerator, Pipe Wrap
Active Incentive No
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Natural Gas Water Heater: 35

Pipe Wrap: 4
Faucet Aerator: 1
Shower Head: 8
Energy Star Clothes Washer: 50
Natural Gas Furnace: 200
Natural Gas Water Heater: 35
Set-Back Thermostat: 20
Natural Gas Boiler: 200

Equipment Requirements Natural Gas Water Heater: EF .62 or higher

Pipe Wrap: R-4, Insulating hot water pipes
Faucet Aerator: 1.5 GPM or less
Shower Head: 2 per address
Energy Star Clothes Washer: CEE Tier 2 or 3 only
Furnace: AFUE of 92% or higher
Set-Back Thermostat: Energy Star rated
Natural Gas Boiler: AFUE of 87% or greater

Expiration Date 2010-12-31

Installation Requirements All major equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor

Maximum Incentive Water Heaters/Clothes Washers: 1 per address

Pipe Wrap: Limit of 10 linear ft.
Faucet Aerators: 3 per address


References DSIRE[1]


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy

SEMCO Energy offers rebates, assistance and other incentives through the Efficiency United program, which is a partnership between 11 Michigan utilities. The program is intended to provide assistance and incentives to customers who install or employ energy efficient equipment or measures which save money and energy at home and at work. The Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program is one part of this energy efficiency consortium. SEMCO offers rebates on natural gas water heaters, clothes washers, pipe wrap, faucet aerators and efficient shower heads.

The Residential HVAC Program provides incentives to residential customers for installing energy efficient water heaters, furnaces, boilers, and thermostats. Incentives will be provided to the home owner and will be based on fulfilling energy efficiency standards. See Efficiency United web site listed above for forms, further details, program guidelines for each program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name SEMCO Energy Gas Company

Address 1411 Third Street, Suite A
Place Port Huron, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48060
Phone (800) 624-2019

Contact Name Energy Star and HVAC Program
Department Efficiency United
Address 3474 Alaiedon Parkway
Place Okemos, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48864
Phone (877) 367-3191


  • 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)"