Nicor Gas Efficiency Programs

Home Energy Assessment

At no cost to you, an Energy Advisor will walk through your home (buildings with 4 units or less) to suggest improvements and install money-saving products.

  • Call 1-877-886-4239 or go online to schedule an assessment.
  • During the assessment, the energy advisor will install free energy efficient products.
  • If you follow the suggested improvements, choose a contractor to perform the work and assist with your rebate.

Homeowners can receive:

  • Programmable thermostat
  • Faucet aerators
  • WaterSense showerheads
  • Hot water pipe insulation
  • ENERGY STAR® certified LEDs
  • Advanced Power Strips
  • Select smart thermostats are available at a discount

Multi-Family Home Efficiency

If you own a multi-family building (with five or more units), you can receive a free energy assessment.

  • Call 1-877-886-4239 or go online to schedule an assessment.
  • Schedule a time to receive free energy saving products.
  • If you follow the suggested improvements, choose a contractor to perform the work and assist with your rebate.

Multi-family customers may receive:

  • Programmable thermostat
  • Faucet aerators
  • Water-saving showerheads
  • Hot water pipe insulation
  • ENERGY STAR certified LEDs
  • Advanced power strips

Free Energy-Saving Kits

Nicor Gas customers can order a free water-saving kit online, which includes:

  • Low-flow showerheads
  • Shower timer
  • Bathroom faucet aerators
  • Dual-spray kitchen faucet aerator
  • Plumber’s tape

The utility also offers a free weatherization kit that can be ordered online, which includes:

  • 12-pack of outlet and switch foam gasket
  • 17’ roll of closed cell foam tape weatherstripping
  • 17’ roll of V-seal type weatherstripping
  • Self-adhesive door sweep
  • 30’ roll of rope caulk

Note: Free energy-saving kit will be mailed to your home for self-installation. If you choose to have the free assessment done, the contractor can install the products.

Residential Heating and Cooling Rebates

Rebates are available for energy efficiency improvements to all current residential Nicor Gas customers.

Program/Installation Requirements

  • Find a contractor to install qualifying products or complete home improvements. All products must be installed by a professional contractor unless noted.
  • Apply within 90 days of installation or by January 31, whichever comes first.
  • Air sealing and insulation do not require an application; the rebate will be taken off the invoice as a discount.
  • Download and mail the completed rebate application or apply online.
ProductEfficiency LevelIncentive Amount
High efficiency furnace95%+ AFUE$200
High efficiency furnace97%+ AFUE$225
High efficiency gas boiler95%+ AFUE$350
Air sealingA minimum CFM50 reduction of 20 percent is required to qualify for an air sealing rebate.Up to $400
Duct sealingA minimum of 50% of the ducts must be located in unconditioned space, or 70% of the ducts must be located in semi-conditioned space. Up to $400
Attic insulationMust be completed to BPI standards to qualify.Up to $300
Wall InsulationMust be in addition to attic insulation and air sealing, not a stand-alone rebate.Up to $400 total
Smart ThermostatN/A$25