Benefits of a natural gas storage tank water heater

This is the most commonly used water heater for producing domestic hot water, with the water tank is situated directly above the burner. The natural gas storage tank water heater heats water twice as fast as the electric water heater . It also combines reliability and performance, easily producing hot water to meet the needs of both small buildings and large buildings that use important volumes of hot water.

About the rebate

Obtain grants of up to 15% of the costs

If you would like to use natural gas for your business, we are offering grants of up to 15% of the cost of purchasing and installing natural gas appliances to help you do so.1


Do you use fuel oil for your business?

To help you switch from fuel oil to natural gas and thus reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, Énergir is offering you an additional grant of up to $1,250.

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Reduce your energy costs

Cheaper than electricity and fuel-oil - Lower your energy bill by installing a natural gas storage tank water heater. Not only is natural gas more powerful than electricity or fuel-oil, it also costs less.

Consume less, spend less - With energy efficiency as high as 95%, the natural gas powered condensing storage tank water heater is an energy-smart option that recuperates lost energy, further reducing your monthly energy bill compared to an electrical unit.

Chart comparing annual energy costs3 equivalent to 3,687 m3 (100% heating) which represents energy consumption for a small business or a small clinic.

Choose performance

Get more hot water during peak periods. The natural gas storage tank water heater recovers heat twice as fast as an electric water heater.

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Choose the reliability of Énergir's network

By opting for natural gas, you are choosing Énergir’s reliable and secure distribution network! One of the most modern in North America, it meets the Canadian gas industry’s strictest standards and is monitored day and night, 365 days a year.

1. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system. The amount of financial assistance is based on expected natural gas consumption, the type of appliance to be installed and the total amount of the investment. The 15% total corresponds to a potential customer who installs a natural gas warm-air furnace with a capacity of 10,000 m3. The rebates are subject to credit approval and eligibility for the natural gas Consumption Rebate Program and the Energy Efficiency Program. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. Other conditions may apply. The financial assistance will only be paid once the natural gas appliance(s) is(are) installed. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request.

2. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with oil-fired central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system and that the expected new natural gas appliance consumption is at least of 3,600m3 of natural gas. Other conditions may apply. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first.

1-2: The cost to switch to natural gas includes a basic connection charge of $300. An additional cost may apply if an extension to the natural gas network is needed, plus an additional contribution based on the expected consumption of natural gas. 

3. According to the prices in effect from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.