National Fuel (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program

February 17, 2023


National Fuel offers Non-Residential customers rebates through the Non-Residential Conservation Incentive Program. Rebates are available through a fixed (pre-qualified) program and a custom (performance based) program. Rebates are available for hvac, water heating, commercial cooking, thermostats and other equipment. National Fuel also offers technical assistance during the application process, facility walk-throughs, and return on investment calculations through their contractor C.J. Brown Energy. For a full list of eligible incentives see the program website. Contact National Fuel's contractor C.J. Brown Energy for more information.


Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: New York
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Start Date: Current on the eyear eight of the program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Boilers
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Food Service Equipment
  • Commercial Cooking Equipment
  • Tankless Water Heater
Incentive Amount: Custom: $15 per MCf saved
Air Furnace
Natural Gas-Fired Air Furnace: $5/MBTu/h

Natural Gas-Fired Non-Condensing Hot Water Boiler: $1,000 - $4,500
Natural Gas-Fired Steam Boiler: $1 - $2/MBTu/h

Unit Heaters
Natural Gas-Fired Unit Heater: $2/MBTu/h

Water Heating Equipment
Tankless Water heater: $200

Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Fryer: $1000
Conveyor Oven: $1000
Convection Oven: $1000
Steamer: $1000
Griddle: $350 - $1,050

Pipe Insulation: $3/ft
Duct Insulation: $0.50/ft
Demand Control Ventilation: $200/sensor
Furnace Tune-Up Service: $25
Boiler Tune-Up Service: $25
Natural Gas Dryer: $50
Wi-Fi Thermostat: $50
Maximum Incentive: Custom Rebates: $100,000
Eligible System Size: Small non-residential customers whose facilities use less than 12,000 cubic feet of natural gas per year are eligible.
Installation Requirements: Incentives are for improvements directly related to gas equipment energy savings, and all appliances must be installed by a contractor.


Name: National Fuel’s Contractor
Organization: C.J. Brown Energy
Phone: (184) 436-5349

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.