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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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EPUD - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 05/07/2013
Program Overview:
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Building Insulation, Windows, LED Lighting
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Clothes Washer: $50 - $70
Electric Water Heater: $30
Refrigerator/Freezer: $15
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Air-Source Heat Pump: $800 - $1,900
Ductless Heat Pump: $1,000
Energy Star Northwest Home: Up to $2,000
Energy Star Manufactured Home: $600

Weatherization Measures
Insulation: $0.50/sq ft, up to 70% of project cost
Duct Sealing: up to $400
Windows: $5.00/sq ft, up to 70% of project cost
Equipment Requirements:Appliances must be Energy Star rated
Clothes Washer: MEF 2.0, WF 6.0 minimum, electric water heating only
Freezer: Minimum size 7.75 cu. ft, 10% more efficient than Federal standard
Refrigerator: Minimum size 7.75 cu. ft., 20% more efficient than Federal standard
Refrigerator Recycling: Must be functional, at least 10 cu. ft., and have proof of disposal
Electric Water Heater: .91 - .93 minimum, depending on size
Air-Source Heat Pump: HSPF 9, SEER 14 minimum; PTCS specifications

Weatherization Measures
Insulation: Floor R-19, Ceiling R-49, Wall R-7 - R-21, Duct R-8 - R-11
Duct Sealing: PTCS specifications
Windows: U-factor .30 or lower
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Emerald People's Utility District (EPUD) offers several incentives for its residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes. EPUD offers rebates for Energy Star rated appliances, heat pumps, insulation, windows, lighting, and Energy Star homes. All equipment must meet program requirements in order to be eligible for rebates. Rebate forms and program details are available on the program web site listed above. Rebates are also available for the proper disposal and recycling of old refrigerators. The old refrigerator must be at least 10 cu. ft in capacity and verified as functional.

EPUD also offers low interest loans for some of the items covered under these rebates. Contact EPUD for more information on this and other offerings.

  Emerald Energy Services
Emerald People's Utility District
33733 Seavey Lp Rd
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone 2: (541) 746-1583
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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