Hot water pipe insulation rebates 

Hot Water Pipe Insulation Rebates

Cash rebates are available to current Nicor Gas residential customers for pipe insulation meeting the following requirements.

Efficiency RequirementRebate

6 feet of 0.75 inch thick fiberglass, foam
or calcium silicate insulation installed on
natural gas hot water pipes

per installation


  • Please Note: Pipe insulation must be included on a rebate application with another qualifying product. An application with pipe insulation alone will not be eligible.

  • Insulation thickness must be 0.75 inches or greater. Fiberglass, foam or calcium silicate insulation types qualify.

  • Must be added to un-insulated pipes of a natural gas domestic hot water system. Electric and propane water heater pipe systems are not eligible.

  • Minimum of 6 linear feet must be installed.

  • Minimum qualifying pipe diameter is 0.75 inches.

  • Insulation must be installed by a professional contractor according to manufacturer specifications.

  • New construction is not eligible.

  • Pipe insulation must be purchased and installed June 1, 2012 - May 31, 2014. 


Application Requirements

  • Application must be postmarked or submitted online no later than 90 days after installation , or by June 30, 2014, whichever comes first

  • Include Itemized Contractor Invoice(s) or Proof of Purchase Receipt(s) consisting of:

    • Product make and model and serial number (if the product has a serial number)

    • Total quantity installed

    • Installation date

    • Payment terms (such as balance due of zero, financing or paid-in-full stamp)

    • Professional contractor’s business/company name, address and phone number

    • Pipe insulation invoices must include:
      • Insulation type

      • Insulation thickness

      • Total linear feet installed

  • Include the Manufacturer Specification Sheet
  • Application must be signed by the Nicor Gas account holder, or include a Customer Release Form signed by the account holder


General Requirements

Products must be:

  • Installed according to all applicable building, local and state codes, and manufacturer specifications.

  • Installed and the equipment operational prior to submittal of a rebate application at the address listed on the application.

  • Purchased new. Resale equipment, new parts installed in existing equipment, or equipment that is leased, rebuilt, rented, or won as a prize do not qualify.

  • Installed in a single-family dwelling, or a multi-family dwelling of three units or less.

Best Value rebates available!

Maximize your rebate with a Value Package!

Install qualifying equipment bundles and receive
$1,000 to $1,300.

Additional requirements apply.
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Did You Know?

Replacing your standard efficiency boiler or furnace with a qualifying 95% AFUE unit could save you up to $100 annually, in addition to the rebate offered by Nicor Gas!

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