Energy Rebates & Incentives

Air Services Company is a compressed air trade ally with ComEd (Northern Illinois), Focus On Energy (Wisconsin), Nipsco (Northern Indiana) and Ameren (Central Illinois) energy efficiency programs. As a trade ally with these programs Air Services Company can assist your company in all application and implemenation requirements in these programs. Since compressed air can account for over 50% of the power consumption in a plant, these incentives can help to drastically reduce your energy consumption.

Following is some additional information on the energy efficiency programs.

ComEd Smart Ideas® Energy Efficiency Program

Leak Repair Incentive

  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program will pay $12/hp of non-backup combined compressor horsepower
  • Customer must repair at least 50% of Leak Load

Compressed Air Study

  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program will fully fund a compressed air study designed to improve system efficiency. The study includes data trending compressor power and system
  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program will also fully fund a Compressed Air Leak Survey to identify leaks using an Ultrasonic Leak Detector
  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program pays a one-time incentive payment of $0.07/kWh saved after proper measurement implementation
  • Customer must repair at least 50% of identified Leak Load
  • Eligible systems must be 50hp or larger

Standard Fixed Incentives

  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program will pay the following incentives after Measure Implementation
    • New Variable Speed Air Compressor (<200hp) - $75/hp
    • No-Loss Condensate Drains - $100/drain
    • Cycling Refrigerated Dryer - $1-$3/CFM (dependent on specific dryer)
    • High Efficiency Air Nozzles - $20/nozzle

Custom Incentives

  • Eligible for One-Time Incentive Payment of $0.07/kWh
  • Eligible Measures Include (But are not limited to)
    • New Variable Speed Compressor (>200hp)
    • New High-Efficiency Fixed Speed Compressor
    • Low Pressure Blower Installation
    • New Multiple Compressor Control Sequencer

Tribune Direct Custom Incentive Case Study

Small Business Incentives

  • The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program Small Business Energy Savings (SBES) program will pay the following incentives to eligible small businesses.  To qualify for these incentives, your peak energy usage must be under 100 kW each month for the past 12 months and you must be billed under an eligible rate class
    • New Variable Speed Air Compressor (up to 40hp) - $400/hp
    • No-Loss Condensate Drains - $500/drain
    • Low Pressure Drop Filters - $10/hp
    • Reduction of Compressed Air Pressure - $50/compressor
    • Efficient Refrigerated Air Dryers - $10/CFM 
    • High Efficiency Air Nozzles - $50/nozzle
    • Repair of compressed air leaks - $50/hp

Ultra Specialties ComEd SBES Project Snapshot