For Your Business

For Your Business

Small Business Customers


All firm, commercial gas customers whose annual use is less than 40,000 therms are eligible to participate in the Small Commercial & Industrial program. (For customers using greater than 40,000 therms).

What We Offer

This Energy Efficiency program offers a no-cost energy assessment of your existing facility or an analysis of the plans for your new facility to identify potential energy saving opportunities. The evaluation examines existing and/or potential natural gas equipment and technologies.

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will share a portion of the cost to design, purchase and install qualified energy efficiency measures. Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will pay 50 percent of the qualified installed cost, up to a maximum of $50,000 per master meter. To qualify for Program incentives, you must sign an Installation Agreement prior to the commencement of any energy-related work. We will even help you access any incentives that may be available from your electric utility.

Eligible Energy-Saving Measures

  • Attic/roof/wall insulation (When R-11 or less exists at time of energy assessment)
  • Floor/basement/ceiling insulation
  • Heating pipe/duct insulation
  • Hot water pipe insulation
  • Temperature turndown
  • Boiler reset control
  • Automatic temperature controls
  • Heating system electronic/pilotless ignition
  • Burner replacement
  • Whole heating plant replacement (does not include distribution system)
  • Gas-fired process equipment improvements
  • Gas-fired steam absorption chillers
  • Water heating system improvements
  • Infrared heating systems
  • Temperature control improvements
  • Heat recovery systems
  • Other measures determined on a site-specific basis

To Enroll

For more information, or to schedule a free energy assessment, call our Energy Efficiency Call Center at 1-800-232-0120.