Avista Utilities (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program (Idaho)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Idaho

Name Avista Utilities (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Incentives Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Installer/Contractor
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Boilers, Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Programmable Thermostats, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Retro-Commissioning Study
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Site-Specific Energy Efficiency Incentives: $2-$3.50/first year therm saved

Retro-Commissioning Study: $0.10/conditioned sq. ft. (agents receive $0.50/therm)
Furnace: $3.25-$4.25/kBtu
Boiler 85%-89.9% AFUE: $6/kBtu
Boiler 90% AFUE +: $7.25/kBtu
Thermal Efficiency Unit Heater: $5/kBtu
Insulation: $0.28-$0.35/sq. ft.
New Windows: $1/sq. ft.
Retrofit Windows: $3.50/sq. ft.

Eligible System Size Furnace: <225 kBtu/hr

Boiler <300 kBtu/hr

Equipment Requirements Furnace: 90% + AFUE

Boiler: 85% + AFUE
Unit Heater: 90% + Thermal Efficiency
See individual programs on Avista website for equipment details

Start Date 2011-01-01

Program Administrator Avista Utilities
Website http://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/washington_idaho/pages/default.aspx#leed
Date added to DSIRE 2010-05-26
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-22
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


ffers numerous incentives to commercial and industrial customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities or equipment. Incentive options are available for heating and cooling equipment, refrigeration, lighting, motors, variable frequency drives, vending machine controls, appliances, personal computers, retro-commissioning, and other energy efficient measures. Below is a list of available programs. See the program web site above to view specific details and contact Avista in the early stages of project development.

   Site-Specific Energy Efficiency Incentives Program
   Commercial Lighting Program
   Commercial HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Initiative
   Power Management for Personal Computer (PC) Networks
   Commercial Clothes Washer Rebate Program
   Retro-Commissioning Rebate Program

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Avista Utilities

Division Customer Service
Address P.O. Box 3727

Place Spokane, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 99220
Phone (800) 227-9187

Website https://www.avistautilities.com/business/accountexec/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Name Avista Utilities
Department Energy Solutions MSC-15

Address PO Box 3727

Place Spokane, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 99220
Phone (800) 227-9187

Email AskAvista@AvistaUtilities.com
Website http://www.everylittlebit.com/FindRebates.aspx

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


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