Ashland Electric Utility - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Oregon)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Ashland Electric Utility - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Appliance Recycling
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Washing Machines: $35 - $100

Dishwashers: $25 - $60
Refrigerators: $25 - $35
Refrigerator Recycling: $30
Water Heaters: $65
Ductwork: 80% of the cost up to $300
Insulation: Up to 70% of the cost
Windows: $6.00 per square foot
High-Efficiency Heat Pumps: $600
Ductless Heat Pumps: Up to $1,500







Equipment Requirements Heat Pump: Minimum 9.0 HSPF and 14.0 SEER

Ductless Heat Pump: Must employ inverter driven outdoor compressor unit
Windows (.30 U-value minimum), Washing Machines, Dishwashers, Refrigerators: must be Energy Star; although other energy efficient models may qualify for slightly different rebates






Installation Requirements Window Replacements and Insulation: requires energy audit performed by the City before installation

Heat Pump: must be installed and commissioned by a heating contractor on the City's approved list














Program Administrator City of Ashland
Website http://www.ashland.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=1366
Date added to DSIRE 2006-08-24
Last DSIRE Review 2012-04-17



References DSIRE[1]


Summary

The City of Ashland Conservation District offers a wide variety of incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes, or build new homes that meet efficient design standards. Rebates ranging from $25 to $100 are available for energy efficient dishwashers, washing machines, refrigerators, and electric water heaters. The standard rebates for dishwashers and washing machines are increased if the house they are installed in has an electric water heater. State tax credits are also available. Interested customers should see the specific application forms, for more information about these appliance rebates.

Ashland Conservation District also encourages energy efficiency within the residential sector through the Energy Conservation Programs. Among the services offered through these programs, residents with electric heat can have a Home Energy Analysis, an Air Leakage Test and a Duct System Analysis all performed for free. Customers with gas heat can have these tests conducted, but have to pay $50 to $100 for each one. Rebates are also offered on ductwork, weatherization measures, qualifying heat pumps. Heat Pumps must be installed and commissioned by a heating contractor on the City's approved list, and the ducts must be tested and tight. For more information on these residential energy conservation programs, visit the program web site.

Ashland Electric Utility also offers an Indoor Water Analysis and rebates for water efficient toilets and removing wood stoves. Customers should consult the program web site for details.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - AEU
Department Ashland Electric Utilities Department

Address 20 East Main Street

Place Ashland, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97520
Phone (541) 552-2063



Website http://www.ashland.or.us/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=423
     
     


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"