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Radiant Heaters and Boilers

$1.25 - $8/kBTU cash incentive

For many industrial operations, natural gas costs have a significant impact on the bottom line. To help you save energy and money, Energy Trust offers cash incentives for energy-efficient natural gas equipment such as radiant heaters and boilers.

  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    Energy Trust provides cash incentives to Oregon businesses for natural gas equipment upgrades. To qualify, you must:

    • Be served by NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista and contribute to the public purpose charge. Check your utility bill or contact us if you have questions.
    • Have a project site in Oregon.
  2. Select equipment that qualifies for Energy Trust incentives.

    Your trade ally or vendor  can help you get started. Be sure to check all of the “Qualifying Criteria” on the incentive application  to ensure that your equipment qualifies for Energy Trust incentives.

  3. Purchase and install equipment.

  4. Complete the appropriate incentive form for your cash incentive.

    You must return a complete and signed incentive form with your invoices for your equipment to Energy Trust within 180 days of purchase and before the end of the calendar year to receive your incentive.

    Download Incentive Application (Excel) Download Incentive Application (PDF)

    Send by Mail

    Energy Trust of Oregon
    123 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 400
    Portland, OR 97232

    Send by Fax

  5. Receive your incentive.

Customers may receive cash incentives up to $250,000 per site, per year. For additional requirements, see Form 420G. Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

See cash incentives available for radiant heater and boiler equipment outlined in the table below.

Equipment Incentive
Radiant heater, non-modulating $1.25 per kBtu/h in
Radiant heater, modulating $2.25 per kBtu/h in
Boiler* $8.00 per kBtu/h in

*Incentives calculated on primary boiler capacity only; No back-up boilers. Boiler system must have design return temperature appropriate to condensing functionality.

If you’re planning a larger radiant heater or boiler system upgrade (over 125hp), Energy Trust can help with technical assistance and work with you to create a customized incentive offer for your scoped project. For more information about larger projects, visit our custom energy-efficiency projects page.


Give us a call at 503.928.3154 or email

Success Stories

Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene

Ninkasi Brewing, Eugene

Estimated Annual Savings: $72,200

Cash Incentives: $35,900