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May 1, 2006
New energy efficiency program to benefit SaskEnergy commercial customers
SaskEnergy, together with industry partners
including the Mechanical Contractors Association of Saskatchewan (MCAS) and
Commercial Network Members, is launching an incentive program to help commercial
customers save up to 30% in their annual heating costs, by upgrading to a high
This program is available until December 31, 2007 through SaskEnergy Commercial Network Members across the province, and is designed to assist medium and large commercial customers. Financial incentives are offered based on the incremental price of a natural gas near-condensing boiler or condensing boiler over the purchase price of a standard-efficiency boiler. These incentives are based upon space-heating, ventilating and domestic hot water load and the type of equipment installed.
Commercial customers that invest in this equipment utilizing the program will benefit from lower operating costs and will be able to pay off the investment in three to five years. As well, they'll benefit from higher performance, space efficiency and comfort, increased marketability and contribute to the environment through reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Standard boilers are available with a minimum efficiency of 78%. This program is designed to have customer invest in near-condensing boilers with a steady-state combustion efficiency of 85% or condensing boilers which offer efficiencies between 88% and 98%.
The list of eligible boilers that qualify under
this program is developed by NRCan and is available on our website at
saskenergy.com, or from any Commercial Network Member. A list of Commercial
Network Members can also be found at saskenergy.com or by calling