Washington Gas - Residential Rebate Program

March 19, 2024


Washington Gas, as a part of the Maryland EmPOWER program, offers incentives to its residential customer for making energy efficiency improvements. Rebates are available for qualifying water heaters and furnaces. Washington Gas also offers rebates for tune-ups of boilers, fire places, and furnaces.

In addition to appliance and furnace rebates, Washington Gas offers a Smart Energy Rewards thermostat demand response program. Customers with natural gas heating and qualifying wi-fi enabled thermostats can enroll in the program and receive a $20 gift card, plus an additional $10 gift card on each anniversary of enrollment.

The Company offers an online Home Energy Assessment portal to receive recommendations to reduce home energy use. Based on recommendations from the assessment, some customers may be eligible for free conservation kits including spray foam sealants, door sweeps, faucet aerators, and pipe insulation.


All residential customers of Washington Gas in Maryland are eligible to apply for the rebate. Rebates are offered for qualifying natural gas appliances and equipment listed in the website. Applications for rebates are available on the program website, which must be filled out and submitted to the company before the end of the program year.

Home Efficiency Assessment Program (in coordination with Electric Utilities)

Washington Gas works with electric utilities with overlapping service territories across Maryland to offer customers even more savings. Through the Home Energy Improvement Program (HEIP), Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) and Quick Home Energy Check-up (QHEC) programs, customers can learn about their home's energy efficiency and start saving energy and money immediately. Program offerings vary by electric utility, see the web page for additional detail. 

The program website also lists various other manufacturer promotions available for various efficiency equipment. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://wgsmartsavings.com/programs-rebates/home/md
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Tankless Water Heater
Incentive Amount: Home Heating/Appliances
Furnace: up to $450 - $600
Boiler: up to $475 - $775
Combination Home and Water Heating Units: $800/unit
Boiler or Furnace Tune-Up: $100
Natural Gas Clothes Dryer: $90
Tankless Water Heater: $450
Storage Water Heater: $175
Direct-Vent Gas Fireplace: $75
Gas Fireplace Tune-Up: $50
Smart Thermostat Demand Response: $20 + $10/year
Eligible System Size: See program website
Equipment Requirements: See program website
Installation Requirements: When applicable the equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor.
Equipment must be AHRI certified, and must meet or exceed ENERGY STAR requirements
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Not specified


This program has 5 incentives
Technologies: Tankless Water Heater
Sectors: Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 400.00 $
Technologies: Water Heaters
Sectors: Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $175.00, The incentive has a minimum of $450.00
Technologies: Furnaces
Sectors: Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $450.00, The incentive has a minimum of $600.00
Technologies: Boilers
Sectors: Residential, Low Income Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of $475.00, The incentive has a minimum of $775.00
Technologies: Clothes Washers
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 90.00 $


Name: Rebate Application Processing Center
Organization: Washington Gas
Phone: (833) 286-0860

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.