City Of Richmond Public Utility Energy Conservation Rebates

City of Richmond natural gas customers can now take advantage of five different rebates in the form of utility bill credits now being offered by the Department of Public Utilities.

Qualified residential customers can receive a $250 rebate for a home energy audit, $400 for replacing an existing tank water heater or boiler with a natural gas high efficiency tankless unit; $400 for replacing a furnace or boiler used for heating with a high efficiency natural gas model; $30 for purchase and installation of a programmable thermostat; and $25 for the purchase and installation of hot water heater insulation.

Commercial customers may also apply for a $500 credit rebate for performing an energy audit as well as the equipment rebates. Details on how to apply are online at,

click on Natural Gas, or by calling 646-5250 or emailing and requesting a brochure.

Customers who qualify for rebates will receive a credit to their accounts after submitting all required paperwork. The program ends May 3, 2012.