Wisconsin Public Service (Efficiency United) - Commercial and Industrial Gas Rebate Program

April 13, 2011


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy Through Efficiency United, Wisconsin Public Service (WPS) offers several incentives options to eligible commercial and industrial customers. These programs encourage customers to save energy and money through the use of efficiency measures. The Prescriptive Commercial and Industrial Program offers incentives to gas customers for boilers, furnaces, water heaters, programmable thermostats, equipment repair, and occupancy sensors. Applications must have complete information and be submitted with an invoice itemizing the new equipment purchased and the manufacturer specification sheets. Invoice must indicate date of purchase, size, type, make, model and project cost. Purchased and installed equipment must not receive an incentive larger than $4,000. Customers must receive written approval before installation. The Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Custom Program provides custom incentives to C&I gas customers for the installation of energy-efficient equipment and controls. The custom program allows measures and systems to be installed for situations unique to that customer's application or process. Incentives are offered on a per MCF schedule, based on projected savings. Applicants must receive approval prior to beginning project. Complete form and attach invoice of all project costs. Purchased and installed custom measures must not receive an incentive larger than $1,000 per customer, per calendar year. Contact WPS for more information or an application.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.efficiencyunited.com/util_wisconpublic.asp
Administrator: Efficiency United
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Steam-system upgrades
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: Custom Gas: $4.00 per MCF
Steam Trap Test: $5
Steam Trap Repair: $50
Boilers: $3/MBH
Boiler Tune-Up: $250
Boiler Modulation Burner Control Retrofit: $1,250
Boiler Water Reset Control: $300
Pipe Wrap: $4/linear ft.
Furnace: $350 or $1.75/MBH, depending on size
Infrared Heaters: $5/MBH
Programmable Thermostat: $50
Hotel Room Occupancy Sensor: $65
Gas Water Heater Pre-Rinse Sprayer: $25
Gas Water Heater: $35 (<80 Gallon), $150 (>80 Gallon)
Gas Tankless Water Heater: $90
High Efficiency Clothes Washer: $50
Pool Heater: $2/MBH
Pool Covers: $0.50/MBH
Pre-Rinse Sprayers: $25
Maximum Incentive: Custom Gas: $1,000 up to 40% of project cost
Prescriptive Gas: $4,000 up to 50% of project cost
Installation Requirements: Occupancy Sensors: Socket based sensors do not qualify
Custom: Once project is approved, customers has 90 days to complete project and submit application


Address: 1219 Turner Street
Lansing MI 48906
Phone: (877) 367-3191
Email: info@efficiencyunited.com
Address: P.O. Box 19003
Green Bay WI 54307-9003
Phone: (800) 450-7260

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.