Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 10/10/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Boilers, Programmable Thermostats, Custom/Others pending approval, Led Exit Signs, Vending Machine Controls, Energy Audit, LED Lighting
||Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Residential, Private Schools
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
Vending Machine Controls Devices
Incentives covered up to 70% of the cost
T8 Fluorescent Lighting Upgrades
LED Exit Signs
Condensing Heating Equipment
Incandescent to LED Upgrades
Pipe Insulation/Hot Water Boiler
Guest Room Energy Management System
|Maximum Incentive:||Natural Gas incentives and measures may vary across territories.|
|Eligible System Size:||Business must have peak electric demand of 100 kilowatts or less and less than 60,000 therms per year.|
|Equipment Requirements:||Varies by measure.|
|Funding Source:||Illinois Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) surcharge |
ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas, and North Shore Gas fund the Small Business Energy Savings program in which an energy advisor conducts a free on-site energy assessment and provides free installation of energy saving products as well as recommendations for further improvements with rebates of up to 70%. Participants should confirm that they meet both electric and gas utility eligibility requirements, be a ComEd Customer with a peak electric demand of less than 100kW, a gas customer using less than 60,000 therms per year, and be owned or managed by a non-national chain with less than 10 businesses in the utilities’ service territory. Projects should bring about a permanent reduction in electric or natural gas use (not including new facility construction).
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