Energy Efficiency Loans for homeowners

Financing is available to eligible Nicor Gas customers to cover the cost of energy efficiency equipment and improvements in their homes. Installments on the loan are conveniently applied to their monthly Nicor Gas bills.

General rates and terms

  • 5.74% fixed interest rate
  • 36, 60 or 120-month loan terms
  • Loans range from $500 to $20,000
  • 100% financing available — covers equipment costs, installation and related services
  • No home equity required — new homeowners are eligible
  • No fees to consumer or contractor
  • Installments will be applied to the customer's monthly Nicor Gas bill
  • Work must be completed by an approved contractor
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Eligibility
Nicor Gas customers are eligible if they:

  • Own a single-family home, condo or multi-family building with no more than four units
  • Are installing a qualifying improvement in that property (see below for qualifying improvements)
  • Meet lender’s credit requirements

Qualifying equipment and improvements
Equipment or improvements eligible for rebates or incentives through energySMART, a Nicor Gas program, with a total installed cost of more than $500 are eligible.

Approved contractors
Only contractors enrolled with Renew Financial — the program lender — may perform the work. Self-installations are not eligible. Use the find a contractor tool to find an approved contractor.

Click here for information about financing options offered by other institutions.



Convenient financing facts

Get more details about the loan application process and estimated payments based on project costs.

Download the fact sheet

Frequently asked questions

See answers to common questions regarding Energy Efficiency Loans and how to get started.

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Apply for a rebate

energySMART also offers rebates for your energy efficiency improvements, to help you save even more.

See all available rebates