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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Nicor Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebates   

Last DSIRE Review: 01/05/2015
Program Overview:
State: Illinois
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Installer/Contractor, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Programmable Thermostats: $20 per unit
High Efficiency Furnace: $200-$300
High Efficiency Boiler: $425
Furnace, programmable thermostat and storage water heater combined: $500 - $600
Air Sealing: $0.40/ CFM50 reduction in air flow
Duct Sealing: $350 per system
Attic Insulation: $30 - $0.50 per sq.ft.
Wall Insulation: $0.50 per sq.ft.
Maximum Incentive:Varies
Equipment Requirements:See program website for full details
Start Date:6/1/2011
Web Site:

Certain energy efficient products are eligible for Nicor Gas rebates. Applications must be postmarked no later than 90 days after installation. Visit the website for complete rules. 

  Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program
3800 Watt Avenue, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95821-2672
Phone: (877) 886-4239
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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