Whether you’re a small business or a large industrial customer, we have rebates and incentives for you![1]

 

We offer a variety of energy-efficiency rebates designed to help your business save money and energy when planning to purchase qualifying equipment. Additionally, you can receive instant rebates on qualifying equipment at the register. No application submission is needed. See our selected implementers for foodservice equipment details at www.posinstantrebates.com*, and for water heating products visit socalgas.com/waterheater.

 

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Energy-efficiency Rebates

Equipment Type Rebate / Unit
Commercial Boiler $0.50 - $3 / MBtuh
Gas Modulating Valve Up to $750 per Kit Unit
Greenhouse Heat Curtain $0.20 / sq. ft.
Heat Recovery Rooftop Unit (HR-RTU) $3,000/unit
Infrared Film for Greenhouses $0.05 / sq. ft.
Laminar Flow Restrictor (LFR) $6.50 / unit
Ozone Laundry System $39/lb. of Laundry served by Ozone System
Pipe/Fittings Insulation  $2 - $4 
Pool Cover $1 / sq. ft.
Pool Heater $2 / MBtuh
Pre-rinse Spray Valve (PRSV) $20 / unit
Process Heating Boiler $2 / MBtuh
Recirculating Pump Control $9.50 per Dwelling Unit
Recirculating Pump Time Clock $300 per time clock
Residential Clothes Washers for Businesses $75 / unit
Space Heating Boiler $0.50 - $3 / MBtuh
Steam Trap for Commercial Customers $100 / unit
Storage/Tankless Commercial Water Heaters $1 - $5 / Mbtuh (Through Distributors Only)
Tank Insulation $2 - $3 / sq. ft.

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How to Apply for Rebates

  1. Purchase and install new, efficient natural gas-fired equipment.
  2. Download and complete the current Energy-Efficiency Rebates for Business Guide and Application (PDF).
  3. Refer to Customer Check List for required documents to attach to the application. You can also complete our online application.
  4. For downloaded applications Mail, fax, or email the application package to:
**For Storage, Tankless Water Heater, Commercial Hot Water, and Space Heating Boiler purchases, only, no application form is required. Please visit the Commercial Water Heater Distributor Directory.
 
  • SoCalGas, Attn: C/I Energy-Efficiency Rebates for Business,
    BOX 513249 ML 19A8, Los Angeles, CA 90051
  • Fax: 323-518-2368 Attn: Business Rebates
  • Email: EERebatesforBusiness@socalgas.com

Basic Equipment Requirements

  • All equipment must be new natural gas-fired equipment. Fuel switching does not qualify. All equipment must replace older equipment, with the exception of commercial cooking equipment.
  • Qualified equipment must be purchased and installed between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Additionally, the purchased date must be within 18 months of the installed date.
  • All required efficiencies must exceed Title 20 and 24 standards.
Refer to California Energy Commission’s database for certified storage or tankless water heater equipment type. Under California law, models of certain types of appliances must be certified by the California Energy Commission before being sold or offered for sale in California. Some equipment in the Energy Commission's database may not be eligible for the Midstream Commercial Water Heater Distributor Rebate Program due to Program guidelines.
 

Customized Incentives

We offer opportunities for businesses to lower investment costs when planning efficiency retrofit projects involving the installation of high-efficiency equipment or systems.

  • We offer incentives for replacing equipment and improving business processes.
  • We offer incentives for new facility design or expansion plans on existing premises.
  • Are you one of our existing customers using 250,000 therms a year or more? We offer a no-cost energy assessments by Department of Energy-qualified engineers.

Supplier and Installer Programs

Trade Professional Program

Our Trade Professional Program offers full-service rebate support on a variety of energy-efficient natural gas equipment, including space heating and hot water boilers, ozone laundry systems, and pipe and tank insulation. In addition, our Trade Professional Directory lists vendors and contractors who sell, install, or maintain this equipment; eligible Trade Professionals are invited to learn more and join.

Midstream Distributor Rebate Program

The Midstream Commercial Water Heater Distributor Rebate Program offers rebates and installation bonuses to qualifying distributors to stock and sell high-efficiency water and space heating equipment to non-residential commercial and industrial customers. This program allows rebates to be paid directly to qualifying distributors for each verified installation in SoCalGas® territory.

Tax Notice for Applicants

The following clarification on IRS tax reporting has been made to all rebate/incentive applications:

Rebates are taxable if greater than $600 for business customers, and will be reported to the IRS unless you have identified yourself as a corporation or exempt.

SoCalGas will report your rebate as income to you on IRS Form 1099. You are urged to consult your tax advisor concerning the taxability of rebates. SoCalGas is not responsible for any taxes that may be imposed on your business as a result of receipt of this rebate.

For customers who've authorized a payment release to a third party, SoCalGas will report the payment made to the third party on IRS Form 1099 as "Other Income" unless the check received is less than $600, or the payee is identified as a corporation or exempt.

1Only the SoCalGas Customer rebates are offered through the point of sale rebate program.

2 To qualify for a rebate, all purchase invoices or receipts must be dated between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. All rebate items must be purchased and installed prior to submitting an application for a rebate.

This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SoCalGas under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice and is provided to qualified customers on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are no longer available. To be eligible, apply by January 31, 2020. SoCalGas is not responsible for any goods or services selected by the customer. To qualify, equipment must meet technical requirements and be installed according to local building codes and ordinances and/or manufacturer's requirements. If you have questions, call your account representative, visit socalgas.com or call 1-800-508-2348 to reserve and confirm eligibility before purchasing products.