Conservation Rebates

Cash-Back Rebates
Request a Rebate
  • Get Rebates for installing energy efficient appliances.

    Peoples Gas offers four different Commercial Conservation Programs to incent commercial customers to purchase and install energy efficient appliances. Those programs are: New Construction Program, Natural Gas to Natural Gas Retention Program, Electric to Natural Gas Replacement Program, and Electric Resistance Replacement Program. These programs have been approved by the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) and are designed to help the natural gas customer offset costs of purchasing and installing new natural gas appliances.

    Program Restrictions

    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.

    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.

    Business Categories

    The following Business Categories are for the following three programs: Electric to Natural Gas Replacement Program, Natural Gas to Natural Gas Retention Program and New Construction Program. Customers looking to apply for one of these programs must fall into one of the following Business Categories. If your business does not fit into one of these Business Categories, your Electric to Natural Gas conversion may qualify under our Electric Resistance Replacement Program. The Business Categories are defined as:

    • Small & Large Food - Defined as commercial establishments primarily engaged in the retail sale of prepared food & drinks for on premise or immediate consumption. Caterers and institutional food services establishments are also included in this industry.
      • Small Food – Customer's annual consumption is less than 9,000 therms.
      • Large Food – Customer's annual consumption is greater than 9,000 therms.
    • Commercial Other – Defined as commercial customers who are not associated with the food service, hospitality or cleaning industries. Customer's annual consumption is greater than 4,000 therms.
    • Hospitality & Lodging – Defined as commercial establishments known to the public as hotels, motor hotels, motels, or tourist courts that are primarily engaged in providing lodging or lodging and meals for the general public.
    • Cleaning Services & Laundromat – Defined as commercial establishments primarily engaged in operating mechanical laundries with steam or other power and engaged in supplying laundered or dry cleaned clothing on a contract or fee basis.
    Commercial Conservation Programs

    Peoples Gas Commercial Electric to Natural Gas (E to G) Replacement Rebate Program: offers rebates to commercial Peoples Gas customers who replace their existing electric appliances with a new commercial grade natural gas appliance. Customers must have an active Peoples Gas Meter to qualify for any rebate.

    Peoples Gas Commercial Natural Gas to Natural Gas (G to G) Retention Rebate Program: offers rebates to commercial Peoples Gas customers who replace their existing natural gas appliances with a new commercial grade natural gas appliance. Customers must have an active Peoples Gas Meter to qualify for any rebate.

    Peoples Gas Commercial New Construction Rebate Program: offers rebates to commercial Peoples Gas customers with all new commercial bricks & mortar buildings, commercial buildings that have undergone a complete renovation and commercial buildings that have been renovated due to a change of occupancy type who install new commercial grade natural gas appliances. You must have an active Peoples Gas Meter to receive any rebate.

    Peoples Gas Commercial Electric Resistance Replacement Program: offers rebates to commercial Peoples Gas customers who replace their existing electric appliances with a new commercial grade natural gas appliance not eligible under the Electric to Natural Gas (EtoG) Replacement Program.

    For consideration

    All customers interested in receiving Commercial Rebates must submit a completed application. For specific qualifying information, applications and the amounts of available rebates, click on the appropriate category above or in the column to the right.

    Rebates are available for Peoples Gas customers only. Customers may elect to receive a rebate check or have rebate made payable to the appliance dealer or plumbing contractor and have their contractor bill reduced by that amount. 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. See each Program for details.

    Email commrebates@peoplesgas.com or call 877 TECO PGS (877-832-6747) with any questions.

  • Program Restrictions

    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.

    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.

    To request your rebate. Just follow these five steps:

    1. Choose the Program you are applying for and download the application:
    2. Option 1: Complete the form on your computer, making sure to fill in all applicable fields.
      Option 2: Print out the application and fill in the requested information.
    3. Either E-Sign the PDF form and save on your computer for your records. (If you have an older browser, you may need to download Adobe Reader.) OR sign the printed application.
      NOTE:
      • If you are a contractor applying for the rebate – be sure to have the customer sign the blue box at the bottom of the application assigning the rebate to the contractor.
      • If you are a customer applying for the rebate – only sign the green box at the bottom of the application.
    4. Scan the following documents and save on your computer for your records:
      • Proof of Purchase – a PAID, clear legible copy of your itemized purchase receipt including: 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 – a PAID, clear legible copy of your itemized installation receipt including: installation costs per appliance, date of installation, total cost, installing contractor's name, address and phone number.
        NOTE: Quotes, Proposals or Invoices showing a balance due will not be accepted.
      • Include the Specification Sheet for each new natural gas appliance installed. See an example. PDF Document
      • Attach photographs of the previous electric or gas appliances at customer location/premise.
      • Attach clear legible photographs of the serial numbers for each new appliance installed.
      • If you are installing more than 3 appliances, attach additional worksheets showing the appliance information.
    5. Email the above listed items with your signed application to: commrebates@peoplesgas.com.
    6. All applications and accompanying worksheets will be reviewed for completeness and eligibility. If paperwork does not meet program requirements as specified on the second page of the application, Peoples Gas will notify the Customer via email specifying the basis for rejection of the application within approximately 5 business days from receipt of application. Incomplete information may delay or disqualify your rebate. Allow up to 12 weeks for complete processing.

    Please review the specific qualifications for each program by clicking the links to the right. Customer has up to 12 months from date of appliance purchase to submit for energy conservation rebates. Used, leased or refurbished equipment does not qualify. 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.

    Rebates are available for Peoples Gas customers only. Customers may elect to receive a rebate check or have rebate made payable to the appliance dealer or plumbing contractor and have their contractor bill reduced by that amount. 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.

Benefits of Natural Gas

Natural gas is the one energy source that is:

  • Efficient,
  • Reliable,
  • Safe,
  • Carbon-friendly,
  • Produced in America and
  • Economical.

Natural gas is the best choice for commercial and industrial applications that require efficient heating applications – water heaters and boilers, restaurant kitchen equipment, pool/spa heaters, space heating and more – all while saving on certain energy costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.