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National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp.

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel Gas) sells or transports natural gas to nearly 731,000 customers in western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. Major areas served include Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Jamestown in New York, and Erie and Sharon in Pennsylvania.

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is in the Utility segment of National Fuel Gas Company with headquarters in Williamsville, New York. The company operates in four business segments. In additional to the Utility segment, the National Fuel Gas Company also has assets in Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage and Energy Marketing.

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Non-Residential Efficiency Rebate Program

National Fuel Gas's CIP is offering western New York small, non-residential customers whose facilities use less than 12,000 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) of natural gas per year for upgrading to more energy-efficient equipment.

Qualified non-residential customers can choose from one of two rebate options

  • 1 Fixed (Pre-Qualified) Rebate – Fixed rebates available on pre-qualified equipment. The list below summarizes the types of equipment and rebates associated with upgrades to those items that are now being offered as part of the CIP.

  • 2 Customized (Performance-Base) Rebate - Rebates are determined on a case-by-case basis, based on the results of an energy-use analysis. Customized rebates can be as much as 50 percent of the incremental equipment and installation costs, up to $25,000. This may result in a larger rebate compared to the fixed rebate.
Download Non-Residential Program Brochure


On June 23, 2008 the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order establishing an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) for New York State. In this Order, all New York State utilities were required to implement a residential natural gas heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) energy efficiency program.

In December 2009 the National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation announced the third year of its Conservation Incentive Program (CIP). CIP offers rebates for the installation of qualified high-efficiency equipment meeting specific efficiency ratings. The third year of the CIP was approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) on October 15, 2009. Read National Fuel's CIP Announcement

Please visit National Fuel for Thought website for information on the CIP programs.

The purpose of the CIP program is to encourage customers to purchase and install higher efficiency equipment, thereby reducing the state’s overall energy consumption and encouraging wise energy use.

Visit National Fuel for Thought Website

Customized Rebate Program Details

National Fuel's Conservation Incentive Program provides small, non-residential customers with rebates of up to 50% (with a maximum of $25,000 per project) on the incremental cost to upgrade to qualifying energy-efficient furnaces, boilers, water heaters, and process heating equipment. In addition, improvements directly related to gas equipment energy savings, including but not limited to measures such as:

•  Steam/Hot-water distribution piping insulation,
•  Boiler control systems,
•  Flue gas economizers and heat recovery,

are eligible for consideration. All National Fuel small, non-residential customers using less than 12,000 Mcf (thousand cubic feet) per year of natural gas are eligible to participate.

The customized rebate program is administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) under their Existing Facility's Program.

Download and review the Customized Rebate Application form or call 1-866-NYSERDA (1-866-697-3732) to initiate the application process. That's the first step toward receiving a custom-designed rebate for your specific needs. Download Customized Rebate Application