Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 08/08/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
||Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor
|Amount:||Programmable Thermostats: $30/unit; maximum of 2 per account|
Gas Heating Equipment Diagnostics, Repair, & Maintenance: $60 - $75
Water Heater: $80-$100
Water Tank Insulation: $7/unit
Room Heater: $120-$150/unit
Boiler Controls: $232-$290/unit
Pipe Insulation: $1.13-$1.41/ln. ft.
Building Insulation: $0.22 - $0.62 per sq. ft.
Northwest Energy Star Manufactured Home (Gas): $0.25/sq. ft.
|Maximum Incentive:||Lighting: Maximum of fifteen CFLs and five lighting fixtures per calendar year|
Programmable Thermostat: Two units per household
|Equipment Requirements:||Gas fired technology rebates are to replace standard technologies with efficiencies specified on the program application|
Diagnostics, Repair, & Maintenance rebates can only be collected once every 5 years
|Installation Requirements:||All rebate amounts shown apply to preferred contractors; rebates for most equipment are less if Self-Installing or using Non-Preferred Contractors|
|Funding Source:||Montana natural gas and electric supply rates.|
NorthWestern Energy offers a variety of rebates for residential customers to make energy efficiency improvements in their existing homes. Customers who purchase an Energy Star programmable thermostat from a local retailer and install it in an eligible home can receive a $30 mail-in rebate. Details are located in the Programmable Thermostat Rebate Application.
The utility sponsored Insulation Rebate program is also offered for Montana's NorthWestern Energy customers. In addition, Northwestern Energy's E+ program offers rebates for a variety of gas heating equipment improvements including the installation of boilers, furnaces, and equipment insulation through the Natural Gas Savings for the Home Program. There are also many rebates available for different types of water measures and insulation improvements, for both electric and natural gas space and water-heating. Customers building a new home are only eligible for boiler, furnace, boiler controls, and manufactured home incentives.
Customer Service - NorthWestern|
P.O. Box 1167
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: (800) 823-5995
Fax: (800) 823-5885
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