New Construction and Complete Renovations Rebates

To qualify for the Commercial New Construction Rebates, Peoples Gas customers must be occupying a new construction commercial building, or a building that has undergone a complete renovation, this includes buildings that have been renovated due to a change of occupancy type.

Rebate allowances are effective for appliances installed on or after August 1, 2021.
Appliances installed prior to August 1, 2021 will be issued according to the prior approved allowances below.†

Available Commercial New Construction Rebates include:
Please note any rebate paid cannot exceed the total cost of equipment, installation, and any associated piping and/or venting costs.

Natural Gas Appliance

New Construction Incentive

Tankless Water Heater

$3,500

Tank Water Heater

$2,500

Fryer

$3,500

Cooking Equipment

$2,000

Clothes Dryer

$2,500

  • Install ENERGY STAR appliances (tankless water heaters with a minimum efficiency of 82% also qualify for the rebate)

To qualify for our Commercial New Construction Rebate program, you must be an active Peoples Gas customer with an active Peoples Gas meter. Your equipment must be new, not used or refurbished.

†Appliances installed prior to August 1, 2021 will be issued according to . Info Icon

Rebate allowances prior to 8/1/2021

Natural Gas Appliance

New Construction Incentive

Tankless Water Heater

$2,000

Tank Water Heater

$1,500

Fryer

$3,000

Cooking Equipment

$1,500

Clothes Dryer

$1,500

Gas Space Conditioning

N/A

Request a rebate

Click on one of the buttons below to begin your rebate application. Please be sure to read all requirements below before selecting the applicable button below to start your application.

Before you begin, be sure to have an electronic copy or scan of the following items saved to your computer:

  • Proof of Purchase – Invoices and receipts for purchase must be itemized and marked "Paid in Full" or display a "0" balance. It should also include: 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 – Your itemized installation receipt must be marked "Paid in Full" or display a "0" balance. It should also include: purchase price per appliance, date of purchase, quantity of each appliance, appliance description, size, manufacturer, model number, serial number, and total cost.
    NOTE: Quotes, Proposals or Invoices showing a balance due will not be accepted.
  • Photographs of the previous electric or gas appliances at customer location/premise.
  • Clear, legible photographs of the serial numbers for each new appliance installed.

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

Your application must be submitted within 12 months from the date of the appliance purchase.

Commercial New Construction

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. Customers are limited to a total of $15,000 in cash-back rebates per 12-month period, and appliances for years between rebates.

Commercial Programs

Appliance

Years Required Between Rebates

Maximum Annual Rebate Amount

Cooking Equipment

6

$15,000

Dryer

5

Fryer

6

Tank Water Heater

7

Tankless Water Heater

10

Gas Space Conditioning

6

Please note: The following will not qualify for a rebate:

  • Non-commercial grade equipment
  • Used or refurbished appliances
  • Leased appliances
  • Equipment that is more than one-year old from the purchase date on receipt
  • Any propane conversions
  • Pool Heating/Spas
  • Fire logs, fire pits and fireplaces
  • Grills and outdoor kitchen cooktops/ranges
  • Appliances that were purchased from Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill, Salvation Army, eBay or any other thrift stores
  • Portable space heating equipment

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.

Customer has up to 12 months from the 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. 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 or call 813-228-4755 with any questions.

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