Save on water and energy bills by upgrading to energy-efficient water heaters. Replacing aging water heaters before they fail can reduce maintenance costs, allowing you to enjoy savings right away.
If you own an individual condominium unit, townhome, duplex, triplex or fourplex in Washington, visit our Washington multifamily page to view available cash incentives for gas tankless water heater upgrades.
To get started on your energy-efficient upgrade follow the steps below or contact a program representative.
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- Property’s water heating must be provided by Portland General Electric or Pacific Power; or by NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista.
- Cash incentives are available to all Oregon multifamily attached residential properties with two or more units including: duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes; side-by-side units; and stacked structures with five or more units. For specific incentives based on your building type see the “Details” tab for further eligibility requirements.
- Energy-saving improvements must meet program requirements.
Purchase a qualifying water heater at retail, find a trade ally contractor or work with your own contractor.
View point-of-purchase options on the Details tab or we can help you get started with a trade ally contractor.
Install equipment that meets the requirements listed on the Details tab.
Complete and submit an incentive application with supporting documentation.
- Proof of payment (invoice or receipt marked paid) and/or contractor’s invoice.
- Participants can receive either a point-of-purchase incentive at retail or a cash-back rebate, not both.
- A W-9 or Substitute W-9form is required for investment properties.
- Energy Trust must receive applications within 90 days from the date of purchase and installation.
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 be required.
Review the incentive application equipment specifications and requirements before starting your project.
|All property types*
|Gas Commercial Condensing Tank Water Heater
|$3.50 per kBtu/h
Must have at least 94% thermal efficiency, Water heating input capacity must be greater than 75 kBtu/h per water heater.
|Commercial Condensing Tankless Water Heater/Boiler
|$1.40 per kBtu/h
Gas-condensing domestic hot water (DHW) must serve a central water heating system and must not be used for space heating.
|Domestic Hot Water (DHW) Recirculation Pump Controls
|$100 per system
Pump must be 1/4 HP or less and control type must be temperature, combined temperature and timer or learning controls and installed DHW recirculation system must meet applicable codes and regulations. Property must have central domestic hot water heating. Must be a standalone pump. Retrofit controls or integral controls qualify.
|DHW Recirculation Pump Controls
|$500 per system
Pump must be more than 1/4 HP and control type must be temperature, combined temperature and timer or learning controls and installed DHW recirculation system must meet applicable codes and regulations. Property must have central domestic hot water heating. Must be a standalone pump. Retrofit controls or integral controls qualify.
|For side-by-side, duplex, triplex and fourplex properties
|Residential Gas Tankless Water Heater – under 200 kBtu/hr input
|$400 per unit
Water heater must be ENERGY STAR® qualified at the time of purchase. Visit www.energytrust.org/tanklesswaterheaters for a list of eligible models. Water heater must replace storage tank water heater.
|For stacked structures with 5 or more units only
|Gas Condensing Tankless Water Heater
Gas-condensing domestic hot water (DHW) must not be used for space heating and must serve stacked structures with central water heating.
*Properties applying for incentives for water heaters must have water heating provided by a participating utility.
Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.
Retail discounts are available for select high-efficiency residential gas tank water heaters or heat pump water heaters. To receive a discount purchase directly from a retailer.
Price discounts are available for owners and managers of investment properties purchasing qualifying commercial water heaters. Call Stan the Hot Water Man at 503.760.2992 for more information.
Participants receiving discounts on water heaters are not eligible to receive any additional Energy Trust incentives on the same equipment.
Participants receiving a point-of-purchase incentive discount on a water heater are not eligible to receive any additional Energy Trust incentives on the same equipment.
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