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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Multifamily Home Energy Solutions Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/11/2014
Program Overview:
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: State Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Lighting, Boilers, Heat pumps, Duct/Air sealing, Windows, Faucets, Shower heads, LED Lighting and more
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Multi-Family Residential
Amount:Windows: $2-$3/sq ft, depending on U-value, glazing and type of heating
Heat Pumps: $200 - $800, varies by efficiency and original heating type
High-Efficiency Gas Boiler: $4.00 per kBTUh
Gas Furnace: $150
Insulation: $0.30-$4 per square foot
Water Heaters: $35-$100
Commercial Gas Water Heater: $2.50/kBTUh
Commercial Tankless Gas Water Heater: $2.75/kBTUh
Clothes Washers: $150 - $300
Refrigerator: $50 per unit
Dishwasher: $25 per unit
Lighting: $2-$100/fixture or sensor
Equipment Requirements:Equipment efficiency requirements are listed on Energy Trust’s website.
Installation Requirements:A post-installation inspection may be required if total incentive is greater than $3,000
Funding Source:Public Benefits Fund
Program Budget:About $1 million/year
Web Site:

Note: Incentive offers are subject to funding availability and may change, see Energy Trust’s web site for current offerings.

Energy Trust of Oregon offers owners of multifamily properties, with two or more units, cash incentives for upgrades to windows, appliances, water heaters, building envelope, heating and cooling, energy efficient lighting and more. Customers of Pacific Power, Portland General Electric, NW Natural and Cascade Natural Gas are eligible to participate. Multifamily properties are also eligible for solar, solar water heating, and solar pool heating incentives.

To learn more, visit the program web site or use the contact listed below.

  Multifamily Program
Energy Trust of Oregon
421 SW Oak Street, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: (866) 368-7878
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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