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Get 2020 applications

The new program year kicked off on Janary 1. Be sure to download our 2020 updated applications so that your projects can be processed correctly. The residential furnace rebate increases from October 2019 will remain the same:

  • 95% AFUE furnace rebate - $200 (was $150)
  • 97% AFUE furnace rebate - $225 (was $175)

Updated applications and fact sheets will be available on our website starting October 1, 2019. If you submit an old application for projects completed on or after that date, it may lead to processing errors. Please make sure you're using the correct application for your project so that there will not be any payment delays. Please delete any PDF files you may have saved and replace them with the new application.

 

Pipe insulation

Commercial pipe insulation rebates to double

Our commercial pipe insulation rebates will increase effective October 1, 2019. All eligible options are now doubled to $4 per linear foot, $2 per linear foot. Please find the qualifying offerings below:

  • 2" installed on any outdoor system
  • 1" installed on indoor steam system
  • 1" installed on indoor hot water system
  • 1" installe on indoor pipe <1" diameter

Fiberglass, foam, calcium silicate and other similar insulation types qualify. Rebates are paid per linear foot installed and will not exceed the total project cost. Total linear feet of insulation, including insulation on fittings, will be rounded to the nearest foot. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our rebate application.

Updated applications and fact sheets will be available on our website starting October 1. If you submit an old application for projects completed on or after that date, it may lead to processing errors. Please ensure you're using the correct application for your project so that there will not be any payment delays. Please delete any PDF files you may have saved and replace them with the new application.

 

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Increasing Public Sector Awareness

Public sector facilities can now receive the same rebates and incentives as their private business counterparts. From assessments to rebates, the public sector offers a new landscape for energy efficiency projects. Talk to public sector organizations about how much energy and money they can save with commercial offerings from the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program.

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Multi-Family Rebates

Furnaces, boiler tune-ups, and boiler reset controls are just a few of the rebates available. Check out our current list of multi-family incentives.

Benefits of Offering Instant Discounts

Contractor Circle installing members - are you missing out on getting credit for eligible installs? If a customer fails to send in the rebate application on their own or uses the wrong contractor information, the Contractor Circle member does not get credit for the installation and risks meeting the minimum application requirement.

Take control! Provide your customer with an instant discount, which only Contractor Circle members can offer. It’s a great competitive advantage, provides a great customer experience and ensures you retain your membership and access to all the benefits membership offers. Take a look at all of the advantages of offering instant discounts.

Are you interested in joining Contractor Circle? Apply for membership online!