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
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.
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.
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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.Review FAQ