This year’s Solid State Lighting Market Introduction Workshop, to be held November 13-14 in Portland, Oregon, will include expert guidance from industry leaders and the Energy Department's national laboratories.
The Tillamook County Public Utility District (PUD) offers residential customers standard rebates on efficient appliances, weatherization measures, and HVAC measures. Eligible equipment includes Energy Star certified clothes washers, refrigerators, and dishwashers; as well as water heaters, heat pumps, performance duct testing and sealing, and energy efficient replacement windows. To qualify for a rebate for a heat pump, an audit must be done prior to any work being completed. More information and rebate forms are located on the program web site.
Tillamook PUD offers the Dairy Lighting Retrofit Program for its agricultural members to save energy on lighting in eligible barns/facilities. Tillamook PUD completes a lighting audit of the facility to calculate the energy savings and rebate amount. Incentives are provided for the replacement of existing mercury vapor, incandescent, and T12 fluorescent fixtures with new ORION AG9000 3-lamp T8 fluorescent fixtures. This rebate is available for retrofits only, new construction is not eligible.
The Tax Credit for Renewable Energy Resource Equipment Manufacturing Facilities was enacted as a part of Oregon's Business Energy Tax Credit (BETC) in July 2007, with the passage of [http://www.leg.state.or.us/07reg/measpdf/hb3200.dir/hb3201.en.pdf HB 3201]. While BETC is no longer available, the manufacturing portion of the tax credit is still available.
Oregon homeowners and renters who heat with oil, wood, propane, kerosene, or butane are eligible for home weatherization rebates of up to $500. A variety of measures, including insulation, HVAC, and gas technologies qualify for the rebates, which go directly to the homeowner.
Oregon's State Energy Efficiency Design Program (SEED) was originally established in 1991. This program, codified in state law, directs state agencies to work with the Oregon Department of Energy to ensure cost-effective energy conservation measures (ECMs) are included in new construction projects and major renovations to public buildings. Leased buildings are also required to be more energy efficient.
The Springfield Utility Board offers a $600 incentive for the purchase of a Super Good Cents Manufactured Home. Super Good Cents Manufactured Homes offer improve comfort and efficiency. The incentive can be sent to the dealer or to the home buyer, depending on what the home buyer indicates on the application form. The [http://www.subutil.com/pdfs/sgcincentiveform.pdf application form] can be found on the program web site. Contact Springfield Utility Board for more details on this program.