Usage and Safety 
residential natural gas rebate program

Save energy, save money, and get a rebate?

 

Yes! Say yes to your energy savings by participating in our residential natural gas rebate program. Install qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment and you could save as much as $156 a year and be eligible for a rebate.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

Check out the chart below for the list of qualifying equipment and available rebates.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

Eligible participants include those rebate applicants who:

  • Have an active RG&E residential natural gas account, and
  • Replace their existing furnace or boiler with eligible high-efficiency natural gas equipment that meets the program’s standards.

HOW TO ENROLL

All rebate requests must be reserved at rge.com using our electronic reservation form, or by calling the energy efficiency hotline at 1.800.995.9525. Your reservation will generate a uniquely-numbered rebate form you will print and use to apply for the rebate. No rebate form will be accepted without a prior reservation for the exact equipment to be rebated. Rebate applications must be postmarked within 60 days of the rebate reservation date as all rebate reservations expire after 60 days.

WHAT WE OFFER

The following rebates are being offered to customers who meet program requirements: 

Qualifying Equipment                                                                                            Rebate  

High-efficiency natural gas furnace AFUE 90% or greater.............................$115
High-efficiency natural gas furnace AFUE 92% or greater with ECM ..........$225
High-efficiency natural gas furnace AFUE 94% or greater with ECM ..........$340
High-efficiency natural gas furnace AFUE 95% or greater with ECM ..........$340
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High-efficiency natural gas water boiler AFUE 85% or greater ....................$280
High-efficiency natural gas water boiler AFUE 90% or greater ....................$560
High-efficiency natural gas steam boiler AFUE 82% or greater...................$280
Boiler reset control*.................................................................................................$56
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Indirect water heater** ...........................................................................................$170

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Programmable thermostat** (limit 1 per account) ............................................$15

    AFUE = Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency | ECM = Electronically Controlled Fan Motor
 
 * Separate piece of equipment installed by a contractor on a new or existing 
     natural gas fueled non-condensing boiler.
**  Installed by a contractor at time of qualifying natural gas furnace or boiler installation. 

To be eligible, furnaces and boilers must be Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) or Energy STAR® approved. To determine if your equipment qualifies,
view the
AHRI and Energy STAR® Web sites. 

LEARN MORE 

This rebate program is funded through the Public Service Commission mandated System Benefits Charge that appears on customer bills.

 
 

Adobe Acrobat

To print your application and view these files, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download the latest version for free at this link.

 
 

other programs

Learn more about our other
energy efficiency rebates and incentives here

 
 

related information 

To learn more about energy efficient home improvements, visit NYSERDA's Web site and the EnergyStar Web site.

 
 

protect your home

Before selecting a home improvement contractor, get tips from the New York State Attorney General's Web site, nyknowyourcontractor.com.

 
 

just for contractors

We have program information and materials just for plumbing and heating contractors here.