New Buildings 2020 incentive changes

Energy Trust updates its incentives annually, and the following changes took effect at the beginning of this year. These changes only apply to the New Buildings program. Please note that any incentives not listed below will remain at the current 2019 levels.

A full list of changes can be found below.

New Buildings program incentive changes effective January 1, 2020:

MeasureDetails2019 Incentive 2020 Incentive
Commercial bathroom aerators 0.5 GPM or less
Private bathrooms only (ex. lodging, hospital)
ECM or PMSM evaporator motor for walk-in coolers and freezers
Applicable to evaporator fan motors for refrigeration system evaporators in walk-in cases only

Electrically commutated or permanent magnet synchronous motors
Condensing boiler
94% efficiency or better (either AFUE or thermal efficiency)

Boiler must be for HVAC (not providing DHW or pool heating)

Must have design return temperature appropriate to condensing functionality

Fuel type: Gas
N/A$2 per 100 sq ft served by boiler
Condensing tankless water heater < 200 kBtu/h (Multifamily)Stacked structures with units functioning as central water heating

Installation of condensing tankless water heaters with energy factor (EF) greater than or equal to 0.93

No external storage tanks
Anti-sweat heater controls for reach-in doors$30-$40/linear ft depending on case temperatureDiscontinued
Variable frequency drive (VFD) on condenser fan$100/condenser fan hpDiscontinued
Oversized condenser with VFD$60/ton of condenser capacityDiscontinued
Refrigeration controls (floating head and floating suction pressure controls)$15 - $100 per hp depending on configurationDiscontinued
In-unit LED (Multifamily or Lodging)$1Discontinued

For more information about incentive changes and effective dates, email the New Buildings trade ally team or call 1.877.467.0930.