The Empire District Gas Company

Large Commercial Prescriptive Rebate Program

Installing energy-efficient technology is a smart way to lower your energy bills. Energy-efficient boilers, furnaces and other heating system measures installed in new construction, replacement and retrofit projects are eligible for rebates.

To apply for a Prescriptive rebate, download and fill out an application form.

Heating and Water Heating System Equipment

 
 
Equipment or Service Rebate Amount
Programmable Electronic Setback Thermostat w/qualifying Energy Star High Efficiency Air-Forced Furnace installation. $25
Energy Star High Efficiency Air-Forced Furnaces $200
Gas Food Service Products
Energy Star Convection Oven $400
Combination Oven $800
Energy Star High Efficiency Fryer $700
Rotating Rack Oven $500

 
C/I Space Heating Boiler Rebates

 
Equipment or Service Rebate Amount
Continuous Modulating Burners (retrofits to existing boilers only) 25% of equipment cost max $3,000 per burner
New Hot Water Space Heating Boilers
Boiler less than or equal to 300,000 BTU/hour output min 85% AFUE $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. AFUE (max $750)
300,001 to 999,999 BTU/hour output min 83% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $1,500)
1,000,000 to 9,999,999 BTU/hour output min 83% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $3,000)
New High Pressure Steam Space Heating Boilers (> 15 psig operating pressure)
Boiler less than or equal to 300,000 BTU/hour output min 81.5% AFUE $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. AFUE (max $750)
300,001 to 999,999 BTU/hour output min 81.5% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $1,500)
1,000,000 to 9,999,999 BTU/hour output min 81.5% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $3,000)
New Low Pressure Steam Space Heating Boilers (< or = 15 psig operating pressure)
Boiler less than or equal to 300,000 BTU/hour output min 83% AFUE $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. AFUE (max $750)
300,001 to 999,999 BTU/hour output min 83% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $1,500)
1,000,000 to 9,999,999 BTU/hour output min 83% efficiency $500/MMBTU + $200/MMBTU per percentage point above min. efficiency (max $3,000)
Other Heating System Equipment and Services
Gas Fired Boiler Tune Up (min. boiler size >=1 million BTU/hour) 50% of cost up to $500 per boiler - Boiler is eligible for tune-up every 2 years
Vent Dampers 50% of equipment cost with a $500 cap per boiler
Steam Traps 25% of cost up to $250/trap
O2 Trim Control 25% of cost up to $3,000
   


Terms and Conditions
  • Participant must be a commercial or industrial customer of The Empire District Gas Company served under the Large Volume Firm or Large Volume Transportation rates.
  • The program year begins April 1 and ends March 31 of the following year.
  • Project preapproval is not required for the prescriptive rebate program but is recommended.
  • No customer, including those with multiple facilities or buildings, may receive more than $3,000 in incentives for any program year.
  • Subject to regulatory rules and orders, The Empire District Gas Company reserves the right to change any portion of this program or to end this program without notice.
  • Where applicable, energy efficiency ratings must comply with those listed in the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Directory.
  • A final, itemized invoice for all materials and labor related to the installation must be submitted upon completion of the project.

Prescriptive Rebate Applications and Guidelines
Prescriptive Rebate Application Form