Small Business Owners Are Saving Energy and Money With Washington Gas

Smart decisions are especially important to small businesses. Every dollar counts. And Washington Gas offers solutions and technical assistance to help your small business save big.

We’re on a mission to help businesses like yours cover the cost of high-efficiency natural gas equipment. Why? Investing in energy efficiency allows you to:

  • Reinvest savings into your business.
  • Create a more comfortable environment for customers and employees.
  • Protect the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Have greater equipment reliability and less downtime from equipment failures.

From new construction to renovations at existing buildings, equipment upgrades can be complex and costly. That’s where we can help. We’ll work with you to help find potential savings every step of the way.

 

Rebate-Eligible Equipment

Whether you’re renovating an existing building or starting a new construction project, Washington Gas rebates can help make energy-efficient equipment more affordable. Popular equipment upgrades for small businesses include:

  • Water and space heating equipment
  • HVAC tune-ups
  • Boilers
  • And more
Food Service

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

REBATE

Combination Oven - Half Size

ENERGY STAR® or ≥ 56% Efficient in Convection Mode

≥ 41% Efficient in Steam Mode

$1,200/unit

Combination Oven - Full Size

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 56% Efficient in Convection Mode

≥ 41% Efficient in Steam Mode

$2,200/unit

Convection Oven

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 46% Efficient

$1,000/unit

Conveyor Oven

≥ 42% Efficient

$1,500/unit

Rack Oven - Single

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 48% Efficient

$3,000/unit

Rack Oven - Double

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 52% Efficient

$4,000/unit

Rotisserie Oven

N/A

$1,000/unit

Gas Fryer - Standard Vat

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 50% Efficient

$1,500/unit

Gas Fryer - Large Vat

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 50% Efficient

$2,000/unit

Gas Griddle - Single

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 38% Efficient

$750/unit

Gas Griddle - Double

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 38% Efficient

$1,250/unit

Gas Steam Cooker ≤ 6 Pans

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 38% Efficient

$1,500/unit

Gas Steam Cooker > 6 Pans

ENERGY STAR or ≥ 38% Efficient

$2,000/unit

Broiler

N/A

$500/unit

Commercial Dishwasher

ENERGY STAR

$500/unit

Kitchen Demand Ventilation Controls ≤ 7.5 HP

N/A

$200/hp of motor

Spray Rinse Valve

N/A

$30/unit

Boiler Systems

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

CAPACITY

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

REBATE

Small Boiler Tier 1

< 300 MBH

≥ 90% AFUE

$4.00/MBH

Small Boiler Tier 2

< 300 MBH

> 92% AFUE

$5.50/MBH

Large Boiler

≥ 300 and ≤5,000 MBH

≥ 94% TE

$3.00/MBH

Boiler Cut Out Control

≤ 2,500 MBH

N/A

$0.25/MBH

High Pressure Steam Trap

N/A

> 75 PSIG, Tested

$300/unit

Medium Pressure Steam Trap

N/A

≥ 15 PSIG, Tested

$200/unit

Steam Boiler Trap Repair/Replace

N/A

≥ 250 PSIG, Tested

$100/unit

Outdoor Air Reset

≤ 2,500 MBH

N/A

$0.25/MBH

HVAC Tune-Up

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

INSULATION

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

REBATE

Wrap Pipes

≥ 1”- 2” thick

≥ 1” of Insulation for Indoor Pipes ≥ 2” of Insulation for Outdoor Pipes

$3.00/foot

Wrap Pipes

> 2”- 4” thick

≥ 1” of Insulation for Indoor Pipes ≥ 2” of Insulation for Outdoor Pipes

$5.00/foot

Wrap Water Heater

N/A

≥ 1” of Insulation for Indoor Tanks ≥ 2” of Insulation for Outdoor Tanks

$75

Water Heater Temperature Setback

N/A

N/A

$50

 

Water and Space Heating

 

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

 

CAPACITY

 

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

 

REBATE

Large Furnace Tier 1

≥ 300 and ≤ 500 MBH

≥ 92% TE

$2.25/MBH

Large Furnace Tier 2

≥ 300 and ≤ 500 MBH

> 95% TE

$2.75/MBH

Small Furnace Tier 1

< 300 MBH

≥ 92% AFUE

$2.50/MBH

Small Furnace Tier 2

< 300 MBH

> 95% AFUE

$3.00/MBH

Infrared Heater

≤ 500 MBH

N/A

$2.50/MBH

Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat

N/A

N/A

$100/unit

Large Storage Water Heater

> 75 MBH

≥ 94% TE

$650/unit

Small Storage Water Heater

≤ 75 MBH

≥ 0.66 UEF

$400/unit

Large Tankless Water Heater

> 200 MBH

≥ 86% TE

$650/unit

Small Tankless Water Heater

≤ 200 MBH

≥ 0.82 UEF

$400/unit

Volumetric Water Heater

≤ 1,000 MBH

≥ 86% TE

$1.00/MBH

 

Miscellaneous High-Efficiency Measures

ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT

EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENT

REBATE

Gas Modulating Valve

N/A

$750/unit

Residential Gas Dryer Installed in Commercial Facility

ENERGY STAR

$100/unit

Residential Clothes Washer Installed in Commercial Facility

ENERGY STAR

$100/unit

Residential Dishwasher Installed in Commercial Facility

ENERGY STAR

$100/unit

Gas-Fired Pool Heater

84% TE

$800/unit

 

 

Let's Get Started

We’re here to help. Washington Gas offers rebates and technical assistance to help you save. Follow these steps to receive a rebate: 

  1. Review your energy efficiency opportunities.​
  2. Check that any new equipment would qualify for a rebate.
  3. Review our participating service providers and identify an installation contractor for your project OR ensure any non-participating installation contractor you’re working with registers with Washington Gas.
  4. Work with your participating service provider to submit your prescriptive or custom incentive application for pre-approval before purchasing new equipment or removing existing equipment.
  5. Work with your participating service provider and/or installation contractor to install your new equipment and submit the final paperwork.​
  6. Enjoy your savings

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Sources: epa.gov, energystar.gov