Residential Rebates

It has never been easier to switch to natural gas

Whether you have a boiler, hot air furnace, or a water heater, we have rebates and incentives that can help you make the switch. And you may be eligible for more than one rebate!

Statewide conversion rebate program

Available to new NYSEG and RG&E residential natural gas customers who are converting from an alternate fuel to natural gas.

Rebate

Qualifying Equipment 1

$800 Natural gas furnace AFUE >90 
$800 Natural gas water boiler AFUE >85 
$500 Low income rebate 2

For more information, please download our statewide conversion rebate application or call 585.484.3890 if you have questions.

Please note: The statewide conversion rebate cannot be combined with our enhanced rebate program for approved pilot projects, or Clinton, Lewis and Schoharie counties.


Energy efficiency residential rebate program

Install qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment and you could save more than $150 a year and be eligible for a rebate.

Rebate

Qualifying Equipment 3

$300 Natural gas furnace AFUE ≥ 94 with ECM
$450 Natural gas water boiler AFUE ≥ 90
$100 ENERGY STAR storage natural gas water heater ≥ 40 gallons
$200 ENERGY STAR tankless natural gas water heater
$150 Indirect natural gas water heater
$75 Wi-Fi thermostat

If you have questions, or would like an energy efficiency rebate application mailed to you, contact our energy efficiency hotline at 800.995.9525


Enhanced residential conversion rebate program

Available to new NYSEG residential natural gas customers who are converting from an alternate fuel. Applicants must reside in approved pilot project area, or in the county of Clinton, Lewis or Schoharie.

Rebate

Qualifying Equipment 1

$500 Heating system conversion
$1,000 Natural gas furnace AFUE > 90 
$1,500 Natural gas furnace AFUE > 94 
$1,000 Natural gas water boiler AFUE > 85
$1,500 Natural gas water boiler AFUE > 90
$500 ENERGY STAR storage natural gas water heater > 40 gallons
$500 ENERGY STAR tankless natural gas water heater
$750 Low income rebate 2

Please refer to the enhanced conversion rebate application for equipment qualifications.

If you have questions about the expansion of natural gas in Clinton, Lewis or Schoharie counties, send us an email or call 585.484.3890.

Please note: The enhanced conversion rebate cannot be combined with the statewide conversion rebate program.


Installed installed between November 16, 2018 and November 15, 2019. Application and all required documentation must be postmarked by November 30, 2019. Equipment must replace non-natural gas equipment to qualify for rebates.

Customers must qualify for one of the conversion rebates noted above, have received HEAP benefits within 12 months prior to the rebate application date, and can provide a HEAP award letter to receive this additional rebate.

3 Please refer to the energy efficiency rebate application for equipment qualifications, or view our energy efficiency residential rebates information. 


Please submit a separate rebate application for every rebate that you qualify for. For example, if you switch to natural gas from an alternate fuel source, and install a natural gas furnace AFUE > 94 with ECM, you would be eligible for a statewide natural gas conversion rebate and an energy efficiency rebate.

If you are a qualifying enhanced rebate program customer switching to natural gas from an alternate fuel source and install a natural gas furnace AFUE > 94 with ECM, you would also be eligible for an energy efficiency rebate.


Not sure which heating equipment you have?

Boiler - Hot water or steam generated from a boiler is circulated throughout the house through pipes to radiators, baseboard radiators, or radiant floor systems.

Furnace - Heats air and uses a blower motor to distribute the heated air throughout the house through ducts, to vents or registers in the walls, floors or ceilings of each room. Furnaces are also called forced hot air systems.

Note: In most cases it makes sense to choose the same type of boiler or furnace system you currently use to heat your home. That way you will only need to switch the heating unit, and NOT the existing baseboard or ductwork.

FAQs

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