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Insulation

Make upgrades to your building’s attic, wall, roof and pipe insulation and get Energy Trust cash incentives. You’ll save energy, reduce heating and cooling costs, decrease outside noise and create a more comfortable environment year-round. Want to get comfortable? Bring us in.

Project Examples

Existing Buildings: Insulation

Historic Movie Theater

Project Type: Attic Insulation
Project Cost: $2,400
Incentive: $2,400
Annual Savings: 1,000 therms

Existing Buildings: Insulation

Medical Office

Project Type: Roof and Wall Insulation
Project Cost: $7,600
Incentive: $1,700
Annual Savings: 550 therms

  1. Check your eligibility.

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    Energy Trust provides cash incentives to businesses for energy-efficiency and renewable power projects. To qualify, you must:

    • Have a project site in Oregon served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista and contribute to the public purpose charge. Check your bill or contact Energy Trust if you have questions.
    • Be improving an existing structure.
  2. Find a trade ally contractor.

    We can help you get started.

  3. Install equipment that meets the requirements listed in the Oregon Incentive Application.

    See the appropriate incentive application below to confirm equipment requirements before purchasing.

  4. Submit documentation.

    For customers of Portland General Electric, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas and Avista
    Download Oregon Application (ExcelPDF)

    For customers of Pacific Power
    Download Oregon Application (ExcelPDF)

    Download W-9 (PDF)

  5. Get your incentive.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply.

See incentives available for insulation outlined in the tables below. Incentives amounts may differ by participating utility.

Energy Trust is limiting the maximum amount of standard electric incentives a customer site may receive per year.

  • Portland General Electric sites are limited to a maximum of $12,000 per site, per year.
  • Pacific Power sites are limited to a maximum of $6,000 per site, per year.

For electric customers served by Portland General Electric and/or gas customers served by NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas and Avista:

Equipment Incentive
Attic Insulation* $0.60 per sq ft
Wall Insulation* $0.60 per sq ft
Roof Insulation* $0.50–$1 per sq ft
Pipe Insulation $4–$12 per lineal ft

*Customer sites may be subject to a $12,000 total maximum incentive per-year for equipment purchases.

For electric customers served by Pacific Power:

Equipment Incentive
Attic Insulation* $0.60 per sq ft
Wall Insulation* $0.60 per sq ft
Roof Insulation* $0.50-$1 per sq ft

*Customer sites may be subject to a $6,000 total maximum incentive per-year for equipment purchases.

Ready to apply for standard incentives? Download general project forms. If you need guidance, just ask your trade ally contractor for assistance.

Custom Incentives

Energy Trust offers custom incentives for larger, more complex projects. Learn more about custom incentives >

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

Need Help? Contact Us.

1.866.605.1676

existingbuildings@energytrust.org