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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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NW Natural (Gas) - New Homes Stand Alone Incentive Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/13/2013
Program Overview:
State: Washington
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Water Heaters, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Tankless Water Heaters, Energy Star Certified Home
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction
Amount:Energy Star Certified Gas Home: $600
Tankless Water Heater: $200
Equipment Requirements:Energy Star certified homes must meet the NW Energy Star Builder Option Package (BOP) requirements and be marked as certified in the NW Energy Star Homes database.
Tankless Water Heater: .82 EF minimum, must be installed in Non-Energy Star certified home to qualify for rebate Tankless water heaters must be at least 0.82 EF or better (gas models only).
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Builders with new construction projects in NW Natural’s Washington gas service territory are eligible to receive cash incentives from Energy Trust of Oregon for gas heated homes that receive Energy Star certification. Incentives for builders are available until December 31, 2013 and are subject to availability. For more information on the incentive program for builders, see the program web site.



  New New Homes – Southwest Washington
Energy Trust of Oregon
625 SW Broadway, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (888) 354-2604
Fax: (866) 516-7592
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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