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Nicor Rebate Program

The Nicor Gas Home Energy Efficiency Rebate Program offers cash rebates and energy efficiency tools to help Illinois residents in the Nicor Gas territory save energy and money. Efficiency is now more affordable through the help of the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program!

Through a partnership between Nicor Gas and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), residential customers of both utilities are now eligible for cash rebates when installing both a qualifying furnace and central air conditioning system.

EquipmentEfficiency RequirementRebate
High Efficiency Boiler> 90% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency; ENERGY STAR® rated$350
High Efficiency Boiler> 95% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency; ENERGY STAR® rated$450
High-Efficiency Furnace> 95% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency; ENERGY STAR® rated$250
High-Efficiency Furnace> 92% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency$200
Complete System Replacement

> 92%-95% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) Furnace

AND

> 14.5 Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) Central Air Conditioner

Nicor Gas: $200-$250
+
ComEd: $250

TOTAL:  $450-$500

Indirect Water HeatersInstalled on a qualifying high-efficiency boiler$100
per unit
Storage Water HeaterEnergy Factor > 0.67;
ENERGY STAR Rated
$200
per unit
Hot Water Pipe Insulation6 feet of 0.75 inch thick insulation installed on natural gas hot water pipes$10
per installation
Programmable Thermostat

Must be installed on residential natural gas space heating equipment

 $20
per unit
*Additional requirements apply for all rebates.

General Requirements for All Rebates

Equipment must be new. Resale equipment, new parts installed in existing equipment, or equipment that is leased, rebuilt, rented, received from insurance claims or won as a prize do not qualify. Equipment must be installed by a professional contractor conforming to all applicable building, local and state codes, and manufacturer specifications. Equipment must be installed and operational prior to requesting a rebate at the service address included on the rebate application.Equipment must be replacing existing, natural gas equipment used for the same purposes (applicable only to installations completed in existing facilities). Equipment additions to a residential space, where equipment did not previously exist, or installation of qualifying equipment in a new facility, are eligible for Program rebates if all other Program qualifications are met. Natural gas equipment replacing electric equipment, and electric equipment replacing natural gas equipment, are not eligible. Equipment must be installed in a single-family dwelling, or a multi-family dwelling of three units or less.Equipment must be purchased and installed during the Program offering period, June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2014.

Rebate Submission Address:
Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program
3800 Watt Avenue, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95821-2672

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