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Commercial Foodservice Equipment

Foodservice operations rely on a wide variety of energy-intensive equipment—and the monthly energy expenses can be very high. Energy Trust offers cash incentives for investing in energy-efficient foodservice equipment including energy-efficient gas fryers, gas convection ovens, electric steamers, freezers, refrigerators, vent hoods, ice machines and other approved equipment.

Commercial Foodservice Equipment

To get started on your energy-efficient upgrade follow the steps below or contact a program representative.

  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    • Property’s electricity must be provided by Portland General Electric or Pacific Power; or natural gas provided by NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista. See “Details” tab for additional heating fuel and water heating fuel requirements.
    • Cash incentives are available to Oregon multifamily properties including campus living, such as dormitories and sorority and fraternity housing and assisted living properties.
    • Energy-saving improvements must meet program requirements.
  2. Find a trade ally contractor or work with your own contractor.

    We can help you get started.

  3. Install equipment that meets the requirements listed on the Details tab.

  4. Submit documentation.

    • Proof of payment (invoice or receipt marked paid) and/or contractor’s invoice
    • A W-9 or Substitute W-9 form is required for investment properties.
    • Energy Trust must receive applications within 90 days from the date of purchase and installation.
  5. Get your incentive.

    You should receive a cash incentive check within 6-8 weeks after all information is received.

    Note: A post-installation verification may apply for all equipment not installed by a licensed contractor. A post-installation verification may also be performed if your incentive amount is $3,000 or more.

Equipment Incentive Requirements
Griddle $400-$500 each

Electric: $400 each
Gas: $500 each
ENERGY STAR®

Combination Oven $750

Electric or gas
ENERGY STAR

Convection Oven $600

Electric (full or half size)
Gas (full size)
ENERGY STAR

Fryer $400-$800 per vat

Electric: $400 per vat
Gas: $800 per vat
ENERGY STAR

Electric Hot Food Cabinet $500-$1,000

Full Size ≥15 cubic feet: $1,000 each
Half Size ≤15 cubic feet: $500 each
ENERGY STAR

Steam Cooker $1,300-$2,600

Electric: $1,300 each
Gas: $2,600 each
ENERGY STAR

Vent Hood $750 per horsepower

Vent hood fan motor HP and make up air fan motor HP must total at least 5 HP to qualify.
Must be an Oregon customer of Portland General Electric or Pacific Power.
Variable Speed Drive must be installed on vent hood fan motor and make up air fan motor.

Dishwasher $600-$900

High temp undercounter: $600
High/Low temp single tank door/upright: $900
Conveyor, high/low temp: $900
ENERGY STAR

Ice Machines Incentive Requirements
Self-Contained Unit (SCU) $200-$300

CEE Tier 1 or ENERGY STAR: $200
CEE Tier 2: $300

Ice-Making Head $200-$300

< 450 Ice Harvest Rate
CEE Tier 1 or ENERGY STAR: $200
CEE Tier 2: $300

Ice-Making Head $300-$400

≥ 450 Ice Harvest Rate
CEE Tier 1 or ENERGY STAR: $300
CEE Tier 2: $400

Remote Condensing Unit (RCU) $200-$300

< 1,000 Ice Harvest Rate
CEE Tier 1 or ENERGY STAR: $200
CEE Tier 2: $300

Remote Condensing Unit (RCU) $400-$500

≥ 1,000 Ice Harvest Rate
CEE Tier 1 or ENERGY STAR: $400
CEE Tier 2: $500

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

  • Form 320F Foodservice Equipment: Assisted Living and Campus Living Incentive Application
  • PI320F Food Service Equipment: Assisted Living and Campus Living Program Incentives
  • A W-9 or Substitute W-9 form is required for investment properties

Need Help? Contact Us.

We’re here to explain the process and benefits. Give us a call at 1.877.510.2130 or send us an email at multifamily@energytrust.org.