Energy Efficiency Rebate Program - Equipment

Choosing energy-efficient equipment has never been easier, thanks to NIPSCO’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. Rebates for energy-efficient furnaces, boilers and home efficiency improvements can help save energy and money. Please see the table below for a list of requirements and rebates.

Do I qualify?

Rebates are available for NIPSCO natural gas and electric customers who are replacing existing equipment. To verify eligibility, please contact a program representative at 1-800-721-7385.

  • Current rebates are available for equipment installed between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014.  Rebate offers are subject to change - please check this webpage for updates. Rebate funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The rebate application and invoice(s) must be postmarked within 60 days of installation. If you have any questions, please contact the Energy Efficiency Rebate Program at 1-800-721-7385.

How to apply

        PDF Document 2014 Equipment Rebate Application

There are three ways to submit your completed application:

  • Email application to RebateProgram@nipsco.com
  • Mail application to:
    NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Program
    3100 West Rd., Building 3, Suite 200
    East Lansing, MI 48823
  • Fax application to 517-580-5123  

Rebates for Natural Gas Customers:

Equipment

Equipment Requirements

Rebate
Amount

List of
Qualifying
Appliances

Natural Gas Boiler
≥95% AFUE
• Customer must use natural gas for space heating.
• Boilers must have a modulating burner and include outdoor air temperature reset control.

$450 per unit

PDF Document List

Natural Gas Boiler
≥90% AFUE

• Customer must use natural gas for space heating.
• Boilers must have a modulating burner and include outdoor air temperature reset control.

$300 per unit

PDF Document List

Natural Gas Furnace
≥95% AFUE with Variable Speed (ECM) Blower Motor

• Customer must use natural gas for space heating.
• Customer must have both electric and natural gas service from NIPSCO to be eligible for the Furnace with ECM rebate.
• NIPSCO gas only customers are eligible for a $200 rebate for furnaces that include ECM motors.
• Furnace must be primary heat source for home’s living space and be a sealed combustion unit.

• Dual-fuel systems (systems with both a furnace and a heat pump) are not eligible.

 $250 per unit

 PDF Document List

Natural Gas Furnace
≥95% AFUE

• Customer must use natural gas for space heating.
• Furnace must be primary heat source for home’s living space and be a sealed combustion unit.

• Dual-fuel systems (systems with both a furnace and a heat pump) are not eligible.

$200 per unit

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Natural Gas Furnace
≥92% AFUE

• Customer must use natural gas for space heating.
• Furnace must be primary heat source for home’s living space and be a sealed combustion unit.

• Dual-fuel systems (systems with both a furnace and a heat pump) are not eligible.

$150 per unit

PDF Document List

Programmable Thermostat • Must be installed on a natural gas space heating system used for all space heating needs.
• Dual-fuel systems (systems with both a furnace and a heat pump) are not eligible.

$20 per unit

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• Customer must be a NIPSCO Residential Natural Gas Customer on rate 411, 415 or 451.
• Chimney liners must be installed where an atmospherically-drafted appliance remains in the existing chimney after a sealed combustion unit has been installed. A sealed combustion unit must provide combustion air from outside the home. Installers must also complete the flue closure protocol when a sealed combustion unit has been installed.

Rebates for Electric Customers:

Equipment

Equipment Requirements

Rebate
Amount

List of
Qualifying
Appliances

Ductless Heat Pump, Replacing Resistive Electric Heat
≥17 SEER & 9.5 HSPF
• Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use electric service for space heating. 
• Ductless Heat Pump must replace or supplement Resistive Electric Heat to be eligible (for example, forced-air electric furnaces, ceiling cable heat, baseboard heat and stand-alone electric space heaters).

$500 per outdoor unit

 Please consult your contractor

Ductless Heat Pump, Replacing Existing Heat Pump
≥17 SEER & 9.5 HSPF

• Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use electric service for space heating.
• Ductless Heat Pump must replace an existing Heat Pump to be eligible.

$300 per outdoor unit

Please consult your contractor

Electric Heat Pump Water Heater ≥2.0 EF • Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use electric service for water heating.
• Storage Water Heaters must have a capacity of 30 gallons or greater.

$300 per unit

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Variable Speed Pool Pump • Must be installed by a qualified pool professional.

$300 per unit

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Electric Heat Pump
≥15 SEER & 8.2 HSPF

• Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use electric service for space heating.

$200 per unit

Please consult your contractor

Electronically commutated
motor (ECM)
• Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use either natural gas or electric service for space heating.
• Variable-speed (ECM) blower motor must replace furnace motor.

$150 per unit

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Air Conditioner ≥ 15 SEER Must be installed in conjunction with an ECM or a 95% AFUE Natural Gas Furnace with ECM • Customer must be a NIPSCO natural gas & electric customer.
• Must be installed in conjunction with an ECM or a 95% AFUE Natural Gas Furnace with ECM.

 $200 per unit

*Customer will also be eligible for the $150 ECM Rebate (total of $350) or the $250 Furnace with ECM Rebate (total of $450)

 Please consult your contractor

AC or Heat Pump Tune-Up    

• Must be performed by a program-approved contractor

• Outside temperature must be at least 70 degrees for tune ups to be performed

$50 per unit

 PDF Document List

 

Energy Star Dehumidifier • Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer

 $40 per unit

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Energy Star Ceiling Fan

• Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer
• Ceiling fan must be a ceiling fan/light combination unit

$25 per unit

 PDF Document List

Programmable Thermostat • Customer must be a NIPSCO electric customer and use electric service for space heating.
• Must be installed on an electric heat pump system used for all space heating needs.
• Dual-fuel systems (systems with both a furnace and a heat pump) are not eligible.

 $20 per unit

PDF Document List