Commercial & Industrial
Commercial and Industrial - Office, Hospital, Hotel, Industrial, Institutional
Spire: Commercial & Industrial – Custom Rebate
Spire’s Custom rebate is available to customers for installation of any natural gas related energy efficiency improvement that does not qualify for a standard rebate. Rebate amounts are individually determined by project, must achieve a minimum two-year payback, and be pre-approved prior to any equipment being purchased. Pre-approval emails will be sent within four weeks of receiving a completed application and required documentation.
Eligible measures may include, but are not limited to:
High-efficiency process heating equipment
Energy management and control systems
Building envelope improvements
Ventilation energy recovery equipment
Industrial process heat recovery
Rebate amounts are calculated as the lesser of:
A buy-down to a two-year payback
$6.63 per MCF saved during the first year
Applicable building size
An open opportunity to implement custom energy efficiency improvements and receive a rebate to
lessen the upfront cost of the project.
Incentive/funding details. Custom projects are analyzed and pre-approved using the program benefit/cost criteria determined by incremental savings, project cost and payback. Projects must achieve a minimum two-year payback to qualify. Custom rebates are paid to the customer after the pre-approved project has been installed.
Contract structure. No contract required. Project must be pre-approved. Qualifying
measures/equipment must be installed by a licensed professional.
Rebate Amount (max, min, average). Commercial and Industrial customers may receive up to $100,000 in total rebates per Spire’s program year (October 1 to September 30)
Pairing with other sources. Available to pair with Spire’s Standard Rebates.
When in the project process an application should be started/completed. Pre-approval is required. Pre-approved projects must be implemented/installed within six months of the date of approval, and all invoice(s) and other required project documentation must be submitted within eight months of the date of pre-approval.
Level of effort required. Application must include Spire account number, customer, and contractor information, proposed equipment and project cost information, along with a thorough description of the project. Proof of
purchase documents and additional equipment documentation (if required) must also be submitted.
All rebates can be reassigned.
Length of time to receive funding. Rebate check will be mailed in four to six weeks after a completed application is received.
Contractor requirements. The customer must hire a licensed contractor for installation.
Advantages. Customers are able to create a custom energy efficiency solution to fit their businesses
needs. Custom rebates help lower the cost of the capital investment.
Ownership types or organizations are best suited for the program. Non-profit and special use;
industrial; institutional; processing; commercial office/retail.
Program fit for customer. Businesses wanting to increase their buildings energy efficiency and lower their utility bill, by performing a more extensive energy efficiency upgrade while reducing their upfront capital costs.