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$1.75—$4.00/sq. ft. cash incentive

Windows play a large part in regulating energy use and costs. ENERGY STAR® qualified high-efficiency windows reduce condensation, decrease drafts and air leaks, and can increase your home’s value and curb appeal. Installing new, tight-fitting windows also helps seal your home against unwanted air intrusion or escape.

  1. Establish your eligibility.

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    You must live in Oregon and heat your home with electricity or natural gas provided by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural, Cascade Natural Gas or Avista.

    If you live in Washington, you must heat your home with gas provided by NW Natural.

  2. Select a contractor to install your windows.

    To receive an Energy Trust cash incentive, contact a qualified, energy-efficiency-trained Energy Trust trade ally contractor or any contractor with a current Oregon Construction Contractors Board license or current Washington contractor’s license.

  3. Submit your incentive application within 60 days of installation.

    A copy of your contractor’s invoice, marked “paid in full,” must be submitted with your application. Documentation of U-Value and size for each window must also be submitted. Proof of U-Value must be submitted as a copy of the NFRC sticker for each window installed. Proof of window size must be submitted as a packing slip or invoice from the manufacturer, distributor, retailer or contractor. Your contractor may submit a Windows Addendum as documentation of window size if a packing slip or invoice is unavailable.

    Please allow six to eight weeks for incentive processing and payment.

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    Energy Trust of Oregon
    Existing Homes
    818 SW 3rd Ave.
    Portland, OR 97204

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Equipment Incentive Requirements
Windows $1.75 per square foot

U-Value 0.28-0.30

Windows $4.00 per square foot

U-Value 0.27 or less

Example: If all requirements are met, the incentive paid for six windows with an area of 12 square feet each and a U-Value of 0.28 – 0.30 would be $126. A $288 incentive would be paid for windows with a U-Value of 0.27 or less.

Incentives are subject to funding availability and may change.

For more information on NFRC labels visit the National Fenestration Rating Council’s website.

Tax Credits

Oregon residential energy tax credit: An Oregon tax credit may be available. View availability and requirements. Ask your tax professional for complete details.

Federal energy tax credit: A federal tax credit may be available. View availability and requirements. Ask your tax professional for complete details.


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