Energy Trust's New Homes Program offers builders cash incentives for energy efficient measures included in new homes, where the measures exceed the building code. Lighting upgrades, whole home performance upgrades, higher levels of insulation, high-efficiency equipment, better windows, air sealing and solar systems are eligible for incentives under this offering. The more energy-efficient a home is above code, the more incentives a builder can qualify for.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) provides design assistance and rebate incentives for new construction and major renovation projects. The program provides streamlined rebates for pre-approved HVAC equipment, and efficient lighting systems, as well as customized incentives for electric energy saving designs and equipment options not covered by the prescriptive rebates. Interested customers should contact EWEB for more specific information before starting projects. More information and rebate applications are available on the program web site listed above.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) assists residential customers in financing energy efficiency improvements through a variety of loan programs. Zero interest loans of varying amounts and repayment periods are available for air-source, ductless, and geothermal heat pumps, and weatherization measures including window replacements, insulation upgrades and duct and air sealing. Generally, eligible homes must have permanently installed electric heat as their primary heating source.
Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) provides cash incentives to help residential customers increase the energy efficiency of homes through several different rebate programs. Rebates are provided for lighting measures, HVAC equipment, window replacements, insulation upgrades, and duct and air sealing measures. Equipment requirements, additional information on the application process, and information about future changes to the utility's energy efficiency programs are available on the program web site.
Oregon has three separate interconnection standards: one for net-metered systems, one for small generator facilities (non-net metered systems) and one for large generator facilities (non-net metered systems). Oregon has also established separate net metering requirements and interconnection standards for the state's primary investor-owned utilities (PGE and PacifiCorp), and for its municipal utilities and electric cooperatives.
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Lane Electric Cooperative offers customers an incentive for buying a new EnergyStar manufactured home. These properties must be within the eligible service area and must be a permanent residence. Qualifying customers may receive up to $500 if they submit to Lane Electric the following documentation: The Energy-Star rebate coupon, a copy of the sales receipt, and a copy of the Energy-Star Certificate within 90 days of installation.
Lane Electric Cooperative offers energy efficient Weatherization Grant Programs to Lane Electric residential and commercial members: a residential cash grant for 25% of measure costs up to $1,000, and a commercial direct fund payment for 50% of total measure costs up to $2,500. Eligible measures include building and duct insulation, HVAC duct sealing, door and window replacements, and general air sealing. Lane Electric also offers a low income grant for weatherization measures up to $1,500. Property owners of rentals will need to make a 50% contribution to any project.
Lane Electric Cooperative provides rebates for clothes washers, duct sealing measures, heat pumps, newly constructed Energy Star Homes. Energy Star clothes washers must be used in conjunction with an electric dryer to qualify for the rebate. Lane Electric Cooperative must receive the necessary application forms in order to be eligible for rebate. Rebates for heat pumps and Energy Star Homes are $1,000. Eligible heat pumps include new air source heat pumps, replacement air source heat pumps, and geothermal units.