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Conservation Rebates

Note - Please allow 6-8 weeks for the processing of energy conservation rebates.

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  • With natural gas, not only can you add value to your business with natural gas appliances and save on your overall energy costs, your business may be eligible for cash-back allowances. Peoples Gas offers the following four Commercial Conservation Programs to incent commercial customers to purchase and install energy efficient appliances:

    These programs have been approved by the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) and are designed to help the natural gas customer offset costs of purchasing and installing new natural gas appliances.

    Business Categories

    The Business Categories are defined as:

    • Small & Large Food - Defined as commercial establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of prepared food & drinks for on premise or immediate consumption. Caterers and institutional food services establishments are also included in this industry.
      • Small Food – Customer's annual consumption is less than 9,000 therms.
      • Large Food – Customer's annual consumption is greater than 9,000 therms.
    • Commercial Other – Defined as commercial customers who are not associated with the food service, hospitality or cleaning industries. Customer's annual consumption is greater than 4,000 therms.
    • Hospitality & Lodging – Defined as commercial establishments known to the public as hotels, motor hotels, motels, or tourist courts that are primarily engaged in providing lodging or lodging and meals for the general public.
    • Cleaning Services & Laundromat – Defined as commercial establishments primarily engaged in operating mechanical laundries with steam or other power and engaged in supplying laundered or dry cleaned clothing on a contract or fee basis.

    All customers interested in receiving rebates through the Commercial Conservation Programs must review the Requirements tab and submit a completed application.

    Rebates are available for Peoples Gas customers only. Customers may elect to receive a rebate check or have rebate made payable to the appliance dealer or plumbing contractor and have their contractor bill reduced by that amount. Rebate payments will not exceed the total amount paid for the total costs for appliance and installation, and are limited to the posted amount for each appliance and program. See each Program for details.

    Peoples Gas reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program or related rebates at any time without notice.

    Making false statements on any Peoples Gas rebate application is punishable by law. Any and all funds determined, in Peoples Gas sole discretion, to have been acquired on the basis of fraudulent or misrepresented information must be returned to the Program. Peoples Gas may refuse payment and participation if the signatory(ies), applicant(s), or customer(s) violate program standards. Peoples Gas is not liable for rebates promised to customers as a result of a contractor misrepresenting the program.

    Peoples Gas may schedule and conduct a post-installation verification prior to payment of any rebate. The actual rebate amount will be determined based on the verification, and may vary from the original estimate.

    Email commrebates@peoplesgas.com Email Icon or call 877 TECO PGS (877-832-6747) with any questions.

  • Please review the specific qualifications for the following programs:

    Rebates are available for Peoples Gas customers only. Customers may elect to receive a rebate check or have rebate made payable to the appliance dealer or plumbing contractor and have their contractor bill reduced by that amount. Rebate payments will not exceed the total amount paid for the total costs for appliance and installation, and are limited to the posted amount for each appliance.

    Peoples Gas will not pay a rebate for the following:

    • Non-commercial grade equipment
    • Used appliances
    • Leased appliances
    • Equipment that is more than one-year old from purchase date on receipt
    • Customers who do not have an account with Peoples Gas
    • Any propane conversions
    • Pool heating

    Customer has up to 12 months from date of appliance purchase to submit for energy conservation rebates. Peoples Gas reserves the right to verify the equipment installation prior to payment of rebates. Peoples Gas reserves the right to require pre-verification for program eligibility under certain circumstances.

    Email resrebates@peoplesgas.com Email Icon or call 877 TECO PGS (877-832-6747) with any questions.

  • We make it easy to request a rebate!

    Before you begin, please review the Requirements tab and have an electronic copy or scan of the following items saved to your computer:

    • Proof of Purchase – a PAID, clear legible copy of your itemized purchase receipt including: purchase price per appliance, date of purchase, quantity of each appliance, appliance description, size, manufacturer, model number, serial number, and total cost.
    • Proof of Installation – a PAID, clear legible copy of your itemized installation receipt including: installation costs per appliance, date of installation, total cost, installing contractor's name, address and phone number.
      NOTE: Quotes, Proposals or Invoices showing a balance due will not be accepted.
    • The Specification Sheet for each new natural gas appliance installed. See an example. PDF Document
    • Photographs of the previous electric or gas appliances at customer location/premise.
    • Clear, legible photographs of the serial numbers for each new appliance installed.
    • If you are installing more than 3 appliances, attach additional worksheets showing the appliance information.

    As a security precaution, the online application form will "time out" after sitting idle for an extended period of time. To avoid any inconvenience, you will want to have your electronic documents ready to upload.

    When you're ready, complete and submit the appropriate rebate application form below within 12 months from date of appliance purchase.

    Choose the applicable rebate:

    Once you submit the application, you will receive an enrollment/confirmation number that you can use to access your application. Be sure to write down and save the enrollment/confirmation number. Email resrebates@peoplesgas.com or call 877 TECO PGS (877-832-6747) with any questions.

    To access an existing application, simply click on the applicable link below and enter the enrollment/confirmation number you received when you initially submitted your application. This will allow you to make changes and upload any required files.

    All applications and accompanying worksheets will be reviewed for completeness and eligibility. If paperwork does not meet program requirements as specified on the second page of the application, Peoples Gas will notify the customer via email specifying the basis for rejection of the application within approximately 5 business days from receipt of application. Incomplete information may delay or disqualify your rebate. Allow up to 12 weeks for complete processing.

    Please review the specific qualifications on the Requirements tab for each program. Customer has up to 12 months from date of appliance purchase to submit for energy conservation rebates. Used, leased or refurbished equipment does not qualify. Peoples Gas reserves the right to verify the equipment installation prior to payment of rebates. Peoples Gas reserves the right to require pre-verification for program eligibility under certain circumstances.

    Rebates are available for Peoples Gas customers only. Customers may elect to receive a rebate check or have rebate made payable to the appliance dealer or plumbing contractor and have their contractor bill reduced by that amount. Rebate payments will not exceed the total amount paid for the total costs for appliance and installation, and are limited to the posted amount for each appliance.

Benefits of Natural Gas

Natural gas is the one energy source that is:

  • Efficient,
  • Reliable,
  • Safe,
  • Carbon-friendly,
  • Produced in America and
  • Economical.

Natural gas is the best choice for commercial and industrial applications that require efficient heating applications – water heaters and boilers, restaurant kitchen equipment, pool/spa heaters, space heating and more – all while saving on certain energy costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.