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Rebates

High-efficiency products use less energy and can save you money. Rebates for energy efficiency upgrades are available to all current residential Nicor Gas customers, and participation is simple.

Steps to receive your rebate

1. Work with a contractor. All products must be installed by a professional contractor unless noted. Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be completed by approved contractors. Find a contractor near you from our network of Contractor Circle members with our easy-to-use Find a Contractor tool.

2. Install new, qualifying products between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.

3. Apply within 90 days of installation or by January 31, 2023, whichever comes first, to receive the following rebates.

There are more ways than ever to receive a rebate! Get it as a check, prepaid card or virtual payment when applying as a customer, or as an instant discount when using one of our approved contractors.

Check Your Rebate Status

Track the status of your rebate.

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Apply for a Residential Rebate

You can use our simple online application, or print a paper copy and mail it in. Access them both here.

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Rebate FAQ

Find answers to frequently asked questions about rebates for your home.

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Rebates For Equipment

Smart Thermostats - $25

Smart Thermostats - $25

Qualifying products

Additional qualification

  • Limit: One (1) Nicor Gas smart thermostat rebate per household or account.
  • The thermostat must be installed on a system with residential-sized natural gas space heating equipment with an input capacity of < 300 MBTUH.
  • Smart thermostats must be installed in a home with a working Wi-Fi connection.
  • Smart thermostats replacing programmable thermostats qualify for the smart thermostat rebate.
  • An additional rebate may be available from your electric utility. Contact your electric provider for details.
  • Smart thermostat must be ENERGY STAR® certified or be approved by the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency team if it meets all the above requirements. 
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

Furnaces - $150 - $225

≥ 97% AFUE Furnace - $225

Qualifying products

Additional qualifications

  • To qualify, furnace must have an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of 97% or above.
  • The rebate amount is determined by the AFUE rating of the qualifying furnace.
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

≥ 95% AFUE Furnace - $150

Qualifying products

Additional qualifications

  • To qualify, furnace must have an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of 95% or above.
  • The rebate amount is determined by the AFUE rating of the qualifying furnace.
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

Boilers - $350

≥ 95% AFUE Boiler - $350

Qualifying products

Additional qualifications

  • To qualify, boiler must have an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency of 95% or above.
  • Only residential-sized boilers with an input capacity of < 300 MBTUH are eligible.
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

Combination boiler (space heating and integrated domestic hot water boiler) - $500

Combination boiler (space heating and integrated domestic hot water boiler) - $500

Qualifying products

Additional qualifications

  • Only residential-sized boilers with an input capacity of < 300 MBTUH are eligible.
  • Minimum boiler efficiency for eligible new equipment is 95% AFUE.
  • The combination boiler must have a sealed combustion unit and be capable of modulating the firing rate and must be accompanied by a programmed outdoor reset control.
  • Measures that do not qualify for this incentive include boilers with a storage tank and redundant or backup boilers.
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

Tankless water heater - $150

Tankless water heater - $150

Qualifying products

Additional qualifications

  • Only residential gas tankless water heaters ≤ 75 MBTUH are eligible.
  • Must meet UEF ≥ .87.
  • Must meet ENERGY STAR standards.
  • Tankless water heater must be a whole home unit.
  • For complete terms and conditions, please refer to the rebate application.

Rebates For Air Sealing and Insulation

Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by a program-approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate. Find a Contractor >

Air Sealing - $225

Air Sealing - $225 per home

Additional qualifications

  • Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by an approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Use Find a Contractor to view the complete list of participating contractors.

Attic Insulation - $300

Attic Insulation - $300 per home

Additional qualifications

  • Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by an approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Use Find a Contractor to view the complete list of participating contractors.

Duct Sealing - $500

Duct Sealing - $500 per home

Additional qualifications

  • Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by an approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Use Find a Contractor to view the complete list of participating contractors.

Wall Insulation - $150 - $350

Exterior Wall Insulation - $150 per home

Additional qualifications

  • Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by an approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Use Find a Contractor to view the complete list of participating contractors.

Foundation Sidewall Insulation - $200 per home

Additional qualifications

  • Air sealing, insulation and duct sealing work must be performed by an approved contractor to be eligible for a rebate.
  • Use Find a Contractor to view the complete list of participating contractors.

Glossary

AFUE = Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency

EF = Energy Factor

MBTUH = Thousand British Thermal Units per Hour

Contact Us for More Information

For more information about the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program, please contact the Marketing and Outreach Center at:
877.886.4239
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.