Commercial SW Washington

Existing Buildings incentive changes effective January 1, 2021


At the end of each year, Energy Trust updates incentives to ensure we offer cost effective savings and renewable energy options for customers. We also add or remove incentives during this annual update. Incentive updates for Existing Buildings in Oregon and all commercial offerings for NW Natural Customers in Southwest Washington are included below. Incentives which are not listed here remain at 2020 levels. Unless noted otherwise, incentive updates go into effect on January 1, 2021.

Commercial

Existing Buildings – Oregon

The following updates apply to Energy Trust Existing Buildings projects. Incentives which are not included in the list below remain unchanged as of January 1, 2021. These updates do not apply to other Energy Trust programs.

MeasureDetails2020 Incentive2021 Incentive
HVAC and Water Heating
Commercial Tankless Water Heaters < 200 kBtu/hGas-condensing units must function as central source for domestic hot water (DHW) heating.

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency or UEF rating of 0.93.

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.
$300 each$300 each
New RTU with Variable Speed Supply FanMaximum cooling capacity 65,000 Btu/h.

Must have both demand control ventilation (DCV) and an economizer.
$100 per ton$100 per ton
Lodging and Food Service
Showerhead/Showerwand$7 eachDiscontinued
Bathroom Faucet Aerators$2 eachDiscontinued
Kitchen Faucet Aerators$5 eachDiscontinued

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

Southwest Washington Commercial

The following updates apply to Energy Trust Existing Buildings, greenhouses and New Buildings projects in Southwest Washington, and unless otherwise noted, will go into effect on January 1, 2021. Incentives which are not included in the list below will remain unchanged on January 1, 2021. These updates do not apply to other Energy Trust programs.

MeasureDetails2020 Incentive2021 Incentive
Existing Buildings
Commercial Tankless Water Heater < 200 kBtu/hGas-condensing units must function as central source for domestic hot water (DHW) heating.

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency or UEF rating of 0.93.

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.
$300 each $300 each
Showerhead/Showerwand$7 eachDiscontinued
Bathroom Faucet Aerator$2 eachDiscontinued
Kitchen Faucet Aerator$5 eachDiscontinued
New Buildings
Commercial Tankless Water Heater <200 kBtu/hGas-condensing units must function as central source for domestic hot water (DHW) heating.

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency or UEF rating of 0.93.

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.
$300 each$300 each
Showerhead/Showerwand $7 eachDiscontinued
Bathroom Faucet Aerator$3 eachDiscontinued
Kitchen Faucet Aerator$5 eachDiscontinued

New and Existing Multifamily – Southwest Washington

The following updates apply to Energy Trust Existing Multifamily and New Multifamily projects in Southwest Washington. Unless otherwise noted, they went into effect on January 1, 2021. Incentives which are not included in the list below remain unchanged after January 1, 2021. These updates do not apply to other Energy Trust programs.

MeasureDetails2020 Incentive2021 Incentive
Existing Multifamily Buildings
Multifamily Tankless Water Heater < 200 kBtu/hGas-condensing DHW, not used for space heating.

Stacked structures with central water heating.

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency or UEF rating of 0.93.

Input < 200 kBtu/h per water heater.

Additional hot water storage tanks cannot be added.
$300 each$300 each
Showerhead/Showerwand$7 eachDiscontinued
Bathroom Faucet Aerator$2 eachDiscontinued
Kitchen Faucet Aerator$5 eachDiscontinued
New Multifamily Buildings
Multifamily Tankless Water Heater < 200 kBtu/hGas-condensing DHW, not used for space heating.

Stacked structures with central water heating.

Minimum 94% thermal efficiency or UEF rating of 0.93.

Input < 200 kBtu/h per water heater.

Additional hot water storage tanks cannot be added.
$300 each$300 each
Showerhead/Showerwand$7 eachDiscontinued
Bathroom Faucet Aerator$2 eachDiscontinued
Kitchen Faucet Aerator$5 eachDiscontinued

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