Commercial SW Washington

Existing Buildings and New Buildings standard incentive changes in Southwest Washington, effective January 1, 2019


Each year, Energy Trust reviews incentives for cost effectiveness. We also add new incentives during this annual process. The following updates apply to Energy Trust Existing Buildings and New Buildings projects in Southwest Washington, and unless otherwise noted, will go into effect on January 1, 2019. Incentives which are not included in the list below will remain unchanged on January 1, 2019. These updates do not apply to other Energy Trust programs.

Measure2018 Incentive2019 IncentiveDetails
Lodging and Foodservice Equipment
Showerhead/
Showerwand

(Existing Buildings Only)
$10 each$7 eachIncentive change

Adding 1.75 GPM
Showerhead/
Showerwand

(New Buildings Only)
NEW$7 eachWaterSense® certified

1.5 to 2.0 GPM

Minimum 10 purchased per site

Eligible only for lodging, healthcare, commercial building employee showers, K-12 schools and commercial gyms
Gas griddle$500 eachDiscontinued
Gas convection oven$600 each$315 eachIncentive change

Requirements updated:

ENERGY STAR®

Full size which accommodates full sheet, minimum 18” x 26” x 1”
Gas single rack ovenNEW$2,500ENERGY STAR

Removable single rack which accommodates full sheet, minimum 18” x 26” x 1”
Gas double rack ovenNEW$5,000ENERGY STAR

One removable double rack or two removable single racks to accommodate two full sheets per level, each pan a minimum of 18” x 26” x 1”
Gas fryer$800/vat$1,000/vatIncentive change

Requirements updated:

ENERGY STAR

Minimum 12” wide vat
Gas steam cooker$2,600 each$1,850 eachIncentive change
Dishwasher, under counter (low temp)NEW$195 eachENERGY STAR

Gas water heating
Dishwasher, under counter (high temp)$600 eachDiscontinued
Dishwasher, single tank, door/upright (low temp)$900 each$550 eachIncentive change
Dishwasher, single tank, door/upright (high temp)$900 each$825 eachIncentive change
Dishwasher, multi-tank, conveyor (low temp)NEW$800 eachENERGY STAR
Dishwasher, multi-tank, conveyor (high temp)NEW$800 eachENERGY STAR
Dishwasher, pot, pan and utensil (high temp)NEW$350 eachENERGY STAR
HVAC and Water Heating
New rooftop unit (RTU) with demand control ventilation (DCV)$29/tonUnchangedRequirements updated:

RTU with Direct Expansion (DX) cooling

Serve spaces not required by code to have DCV

Economizer factory-installed by RTU manufacturer, with DCV included

Space heated by gas furnace
HVAC unit heater$3/kBtu/h inputDiscontinued
Infrared radiant heater, non-modulating$6.50/kBtu/h input$5.50/kBtu/h inputIncentive change

Requirements updated:

Natural gas-fired, low intensity, non-condensing and positive pressure

Indoor use only, ≤ 20,000 sq ft
Infrared radiant heater, modulating$10/kBtu/h input$7/kBtu/h inputIncentive change

Requirements updated:

Natural gas-fired, low intensity, non-condensing and positive pressure

Indoor use only, ≤ 20,000 sq ft
Commercial tank water heater$4/kBtu/h input$3/kBtu/h inputIncentive change

Requirements updated:

Gas-condensing

Tank volume ≥ 10 gallons

Heating capacity > 75 kBtu/h

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency

All building types eligible excluding offices < 5,500 sq ft and commercial gyms without shower facilities
Commercial tankless water heater/boiler, ≥ 200 kBtu/h$2/kBtu/h input$1/kBtu/h inputIncentive change

Requirements updated:

Gas-condensing domestic hot water, not used for space heating

Integral tank volume < 10 gallons

Minimum 92% thermal efficiency

Input of > 200 kBtu/h per water heater

All building types eligible excluding offices < 5,500 sq ft and commercial gyms without shower facilities
Commercial tankless water heater, < 200 kBtu/hNEW$300 eachGas-condensing units must function as central source for domestic hot water heating

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency

Input of < 200 kBtu/h per water heater

Additional hot water storage tanks cannot be added

Only for coin-operated laundries; restaurants and cafeterias; gym/fitness and aquatic centers; and K-12 schools
Steam traps

(Existing Buildings Only)
$250/trap$0.40-$0.90/lb/hr of trap capacityIncentive change

Requirements updated:

Expanded beyond K-12 schools with the following three offerings: dry cleaners, low pressure system and medium pressure system

Trap repair or replacement for failed-open status

Pre-testing report to verify trap status (excluding dry cleaners)

For more information about standard incentive changes and effective dates, contact Nick Dreves, Existing Buildings trade ally manager, at 503.568.3324.