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Minnesota Energy Resources (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Gas Furnace: 200 - 350
Boiler: 200
Integrated Space and Water Heating System: 250
Water Heater: 45 - 250
Drain Water Heat Recovery Device: 150
Clothes Washer: 35 - 50
Air Sealing/Attic Insulation: 300 - 650
Sidewall/Foundation Insulation: 425
Thermostat: up to 40

Minnesota Energy Resources

Minnesota Energy Resources provides rebates to their residential customers for the purchase of energy efficient natural gas equipment and set-back thermostats. Rebates are available for furnaces, boilers, integrated space and water heating systems, programmable thermostats, water heaters (tank and tankless), clothes washers, and drain water heat recovery devices. All equipment must meet certain efficiency standards listed on the program website. Purchases qualify for both new homes and renovations. The rebate application can be downloaded from the program website. Applications are processed on a first- come, first-served basis until funds are depleted. Contact Minnesota Energy Resources for more information on this program.

Other Information 

Gas Furnace: Minimum of 92%-95% AFUE rating
Boiler: Minimum of 90% AFUE rating
Integrated Space and Water Heating System: Minimum of 90% CAE rating
Thermostat: Must be electronic programmable set-back
Water Heater: Minimum EF of 0.62
Tankless Water Heater: Minimum EF of 0.82
Clothes Washer: Energy Star rated
Air Sealing: No tighter than 3.0 ACH50
Attic Insulation: R44 and bypass sealing
Sidewall Insulation: R13
Foundation Insulation: R7