Qualifying Equipment List

 High Efficiency Natural Gas Equipment


Natural Gas Furnace AFUE ≥ 94 with ECM $300
Natural Gas Furnace Tune-Up1   $25
Natural Gas Boiler Tune-Up1   $25
Natural Gas Water Boiler AFUE ≥ 904 $450

ENERGY STAR Storage  Natural Gas Water ≥ 40 Gallons


ENERGY STAR Tankless Natural Gas Water Heater


Indirect Natural Gas Water Heater 2 $150
ENERGY STAR Natural Gas Clothes Dryer   $25

 High Efficiency Natural Gas or Electric Equipment


Wi-Fi Thermostat3   $75

Electric HVAC and Water Heating Systems


Cold Climate Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Single Zone ≥ 1 Ton 4 $450
Cold Climate Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Multi Zone ≥ 1 Ton 4 $450
Cold Climate Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Multi Zone Additional indoor unit (head) above a single unit (limit 3 units) $200
Heat Pump Water Heater UEF ≥ 3.0 and ≤ 55 Gallons $500
Heat Pump Water Heater UEF ≥ 2.7 and ≥ 55 Gallons $100

AFUE = Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency | ECM = Electronically Controlled Fan Motor | UEF = Uniform Energy Factor

1 Existing natural gas furnaces and boilers only. Limited to one rebate every five years.

Installed by a contractor at time of qualifying natural gas furnace or boiler installation.

Contractor-installed or self-installed, must control a natural gas heating and/or air conditioning system. Qualifying Wi-Fi thermostats include thermostats connected through Wi-Fi, cellular frequency or alarm systems. You must be an RG&E natural gas or electricity customer to be eligible for Wi-Fi thermostat rebate.

4 Must be listed on the NEEP Cold Climate list of qualified products. Single zone system consists of one outdoor condenser and one indoor coil. Multi zone system consists of one outdoor condenser and more than one indoor coil.

To be eligible for rebates, natural gas furnaces, boilers and indirect water boilers must be Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) or ENERGY STAR approved. Clothes dryers, and storage and tankless water heaters must be ENERGY STAR approved.

All eligible equipment (except Wi-Fi  thermostats) must be installed by a licensed contractor or a contractor who has provided you with either a Federal ID (tax) number or a Certificate of Insurance.

Print our qualifying equipment list.

To apply for a rebate, please download, print, complete and sign our rebate application. You can also call our energy efficiency hotline at 800.995.9525, and ask for a rebate form to be mailed to you. Rebates are processed in the order in which they are received and can take up to 4 to 6 weeks for processing. Please read the Terms and Conditions found on page 2 of the rebate application.


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