Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency
Last DSIRE Review: 12/04/2012
||Utility Rebate Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Water Heaters, Furnaces , Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Gas Hearth, Condensing Tankless Water Heater
|Amount:||Floor Insulation: $0.45 per sq. ft.|
Wall Insulation: $0.40 per sq. ft.
Ceiling or Attic Insulation: $0.25 per sq. ft.
High Efficiency Natural Gas Furnace: $150
Duct Sealing: $150
High Efficiency Natural Gas Furnace and Duct Sealing: $400
High Efficiency Natural Gas Hearth: $70
Conventional Natural Gas Water Heater: $40
Combination Domestic Water/Hydronic Space Heating System (using Tankless Water Heater): $800
Condensing Tankless Water Heater: $200
|Equipment Requirements:||High Efficiency Natural Gas Hearth: AFUE 80% minimum|
High Efficiency Natural Gas Furnace: AFUE 90% minimum
Conventional Natural Gas Water Heater: .64 EF minimum
Condensing Tankless Water Heater: .91 EF minimum
Combination Domestic Water/Hydronic Space Heating System: AFUE 90% minimum
Ceiling or Attic Insulation: Equal to or greater than R-38; prior condition must not exceed R-18
Wall Insulation: Equal to or greater than R-11; prior to condition must not exceed R-4
Floor Insulation: Equal to or greater than R-30 or to fill cavity; prior condition must not exceed R-11
Ducts must be sealed to PTCS standards
Cascade Natural Gas offers a variety of incentives to residential customers for making energy efficiency improvements to existing homes. Eligible equipment includes furnaces, water heaters, insulation, radiant heaters, and air sealing. Incentives are available directly from Cascade Natural Gas in Washington and are administered by Energy Trust of Oregon in Oregon. The incentives apply to residential customers of Cascade Natural Gas who heat homes or water primarily with natural gas. Check the Cascade Natural Gas web site for application forms and equipment requirements.
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