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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Peoples Gas - Residential Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/27/2013
Program Overview:
State: Illinois
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Building Insulation, (only Attic Insulation), HVAC System Replacement, Pipe Insulation, Boiler Reset Controls
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential
Amount:Furnace: $300 -$500
Boiler: varies, depending on size and efficiency
Boiler Controls: $100/unit
Complete HVAC System Replacement: $650 - $1,000
Water Heater (Tankless): $450
Water Heater (Indirect): $275
Water Heater (Storage Tank): $100
Attic Insulation: $0.10/sq ft
Programmable Thermostat: $50
Pipe Insulation: varies depending on type
Maximum Incentive:100% of project cost
Equipment Requirements:Boilers: 90% efficiency or greater
Furnaces: 92% efficiency or greater
Water Heaters (Tankless): EF .80
Water Heaters (Indirect): 92% TE Boiler
Water Heaters (Storage): EF .67
Attic Insulation: Existing insulation must be R-19 or less
Expiration Date:05/31/2013
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Contact Peoples Gas for information on limited-time bonus incentive offerings. Bonus incentives of $250 - $450 are available for eligible purchases made before May 31, 2013.

The Peoples Gas Natural Gas Savings Program offers incentives to encourage customers to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes and apartment buildings. Rebates are available on energy efficient furnaces, boilers, water heaters, controls and insulation. To qualify, gas furnaces, boilers, and water heaters must be installed by professional contractors. Property owners of multifamily units may also participate in this program. A full list of eligible models and insulation and instructions on how to apply for the rebates can be found on the Natural Gas Savings Program web site. Applications must be made no later than 60 days after the equipment purchase date.

The Natural Gas Savings Program is funded by customers of Peoples Gas, through a line item on the bill called the Enhanced Efficiency Program. The Program is guided by Peoples Gas, the Citizen's Utility Board, the City of Chicago Department of Environment, the Environmental Law and Policy Center, and the Illinois Attorney General's Office.



  Peoples Gas
Residential Rebate Program
1010 N. Hooker St., Ste. 302
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: (855) 849-8928
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