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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.

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
Electric Griddle $400 each

ENERGY STAR®

Gas Combination Oven $750 each

ENERGY STAR

Electric Combination Oven $1,000 each

ENERGY STAR

Gas Convection Oven $315 each

ENERGY STAR, full size which accommodates full sheet, minimum 18” x 26” 1”

Electric Convection Oven $315 each

ENERGY STAR, full size which accommodates full sheet, minimum 18” x 26” 1”

Gas Single Rack Oven $2,500 each

ENERGY STAR, removable single rack which accommodates full sheet, minimum 18” x 26” x 1”

Gas Double Rack Oven $5,000 each

ENERGY STAR, one removable double rack or two removable single racks to accommodate two full sheets per level, each pan a minimum 18” x 26” x 1”

Gas Fryer $1,000 per vat

ENERGY STAR, minimum 12” wide vat

Electric Fryer $225 per vat

ENERGY STAR, minimum 12” wide vat

Electric Hot Food Cabinet $350 each

ENERGY STAR

Gas Steam Cooker $850 each

ENERGY STAR

Electric Steam Cooker $2,500 each

ENERGY STAR

Commercial Vent Hood $750 per horsepower

Variable speed or variable frequency drives must be installed on vent hood fan motor and make-up air unit fan motor with a combined total of at least 5 horsepower.

Must be a customer of Portland General Electric or Pacific Power and heat the property with a participating utility.

Dishwasher, Under Counter (Low Temperature) $195 each

ENERGY STAR certified, and have electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Under Counter (High Temperature) $600 each

ENERGY STAR certified, and have electric water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Single Tank, Door/Upright (Low Temperature) $550 each

ENERGY STAR certified and have electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Single Tank, Door/Upright (High Temperature) $825 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Single Tank, Conveyor (Low Temperature) $900 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Single Tank, Conveyor (High Temperature) $900 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Multi-Tank, Conveyor (Low Temperature) $800 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Multi-Tank, Conveyor (High Temperature) $800 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Dishwasher, Pot, Pan and Utensil (High Temperature Only) $350 each

ENERGY STAR certified and electric or gas water heating provided by a participating utility

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

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.