Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 01/14/2013
||State Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Direct Vent Heaters
|Amount:||Air Sealing: $150|
Duct Insulation: 50% of cost up to $100
Gas Boiler: $200
Direct Vent Gas Fireplace: $200-$250
Direct Vent Gas Unit Heater: $100
Heat Pumps: $250 - $450, depending on efficiency and previous heating system
Heat Pump Test: $150
Heat Pump Advanced Controls: $250
Ductless Heat Pump: $800
Gas Tank Water Heaters: $125
Electric Tank Water Heater: $35-$75
Heat Pump Water Heater: $500
Alternative On-Site Wastewater Treatment System: $400
Outdoor Spa Cover: $100
Windows: $2.25-3.50/sq. ft.
Wall/Floor/Knee-wall/Rim Joist Insulation: $0.30/sq. ft.
Attic/Ceiling Insulation: $0.25/sq. ft.
Boiler Pipe Insulation: $0.50/ln. ft.
|Equipment Requirements:||Minimum efficiency levels for all equipment is available on program web site|
|Funding Source:||Public Benefits Fund|
Energy Trust of Oregon offers a variety of incentives and services through their Home Energy Solutions program. All equipment eligible for incentives needs to meet the efficiency requirements stated in the program guidelines. Customers can see all individual product incentives here.
The first step to participate in this program is to contact Energy Trust and schedule a free home energy review with an Energy Trust home energy advisor. The advisor will analyze the home's energy use, recommend energy-saving measures, install up to four free compact fluorescent bulbs, and advise the homeowner on how to take advantage of Oregon's Residential Energy Tax Credit. After the new measures have been installed by a licensed trade ally contractor, Energy Trust may request a follow-up inspection to verify the installation of all measures for which an incentive has been requested. To be eligible for these incentives, the home must be located within the service territory of Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, or Cascade Natural Gas.
In addition to incentives mentioned above, Energy Trust has various limited-time offers for home energy efficiency improvements. Details about these incentives can be found on Energy Trust's Promotions page.
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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