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Columbia Gas of Virginia - Business Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/26/2012
Program Overview:
State: Virginia
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Custom/Others pending approval, Tankless Water Heaters, Low Flow Pre-Rinse Spray Valve, Infrared Heater, Outside Air Reset Boiler Controls
Applicable Sectors: Commercial
Amount:Low Flow Pre-Rinse Spray Valve (Retrofit): $30 /unit
Gas Coin-Operated/Laundromat Clothes Washer: $150 /unit
Storage Water Heater: $50 /unit
High-Efficiency Gas Storage Water Heater: $2 /kBtu/hr
Energy Star Tankless Water Heater: $2 /kBtu/hr
High Efficiency Tankless Water Heater: $2 /kBtu/hr
Energy Star Gas Boiler: $3 /kBtu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Boiler: $3 /kBtu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Steam Boiler: $2 /kBtu/hr
Direct Contact Gas Water Heater: $1 /kBtu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Furnace: $200 - $400 /unit
Infrared Heater: $2 /kBtu/hr
Outside Air Reset Boiler Controls: $250 /unit
Custom: $10/Mcf saved
Maximum Incentive:Custom: up to 50% of eligible costs
Eligible System Size:Storage Water Heater: < 75,000 Btu/hr
High-Efficiency Gas Storage Water Heater: > 75,000 Btu/hr
Energy Star Tankless Water Heater: < 200,000 Btu/hr
High Efficiency Tankless Water Heater: > 200,000 Btu/hr
Energy Star Gas Boiler: < 300,000 Btu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Boiler: between 300,000 and 2,500,000 Btu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Steam Boiler: between 300,000 and 2,500,000 Btu/hr
Direct Contact Gas Water Heater: > 300,00 Btu/hr
High Efficiency Gas Furnace: < 225,000 Btu/hr
Equipment Requirements:Low Flow Pre-Rinse Spray Valve (Retrofit): 1.6 gpm maximum
Gas Coin-Operated/Laundromat Clothes Washer: Energy Star, MEF 1.8 minimum, WF 7.5 maximum
Storage Water Heater: EF 0.62 minimum
High-Efficiency Gas Storage Water Heater: Et 82% minimum
Energy Star Tankless Water Heater: Energy Star, EF 0.82 minimum
High Efficiency Tankless Water Heater: Et 82% minimum
Energy Star Gas Boiler:Energy Star, EF .85 minimum
High Efficiency Gas Boiler: Et 90% minimum
High Efficiency Gas Steam Boiler: Et 82% minimum
Direct Contact Gas Water Heater: Et 90% minimum
High Efficiency Gas Furnace: AFUE 90% minimum
Web Site: http://www.columbiagasva.com/ways-to-save/business-customers
Summary:

Columbia Gas of Virginia offers rebates to commercial customers for the purchase and installation of energy efficient equipment. Water heaters, furnaces, boilers and controls, laundromat clothes washers, and infrared heaters are available for cash rebates. Additionally, custom rebates are available for projects which do not fit within the scope of standard equipment rebates. Business customers are eligible for these incentives, although certain equipment may only be available to specific business types. All efficiency and performance requirements must be met in order to receive rebate. Some installation requirements also apply to certain equipment. All application and information forms are available on the program website listed above. Mail rebate applications to the contact address provided. Contact Columbia Gas of Virginia directly for further information on this program.


 
Contact:
  WarmWise Rebates
Columbia Gas of Virginia
916D West Atlantic Street #351
Emporia, VA 23847
Phone: (804) 768-6412
E-Mail: cgriffin@Nisource.com
Web Site: http://www.columbiagasva.com/en/energy-conservation/home-savings-program.aspx
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