NW Natural (Gas) - Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Washington)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Washington

Name NW Natural (Gas) - Business Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Building Insulation, Clothes Washers, Custom/Others pending approval, Dishwasher, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, HVAC Unit Heater, Radiant Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters, Ozone Clothes Washer
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount HVAC Unit Heater: $1.50/kBtu

Furnace: $3/kBtu/hr
Radiant Heating (Non-Modulating): $6.50/kBtu/hr
Radiant Heating (Modulating): $10/kBtu/hr
Tank Water Heater: 2.50/kBtu/hr
Tankless/Instantaneous Water Heater: $2.00/kBtu/hr
Boiler: $4/kBtu/hr
Boiler Vent Damper: $1,000
Steam Traps: $100/trap
Insulation: $0.30/sq. ft.
Pipe Insulation: $2-$6/ln. ft.
Thermal Curtains: $0.09/sq ft
Clothes Washers: $200
Ozone Clothes Washer: $40/pound
Dish Washer: $200-$500
Cooking Equipment: $150-$1300
Custom: 50% of incremental cost

Eligible System Size A post-installation inspection may apply if your incentive is greater than $5,000.

Equipment Requirements Appliances must use natural gas. Requirements vary by efficiency measure; a list of equipment efficiency requirements is located on the program web site.

Funding Source Energy Trust of Oregon

Installation Requirements Equipment must be installed by Energy Trust contractor or another licensed contractor in Washington.

Maximum Incentive Custom: $1/annual therm saved

Program Administrator Lockheed Martin Services, Inc.
Website http://energytrust.org/washington/
Date added to DSIRE 2010-01-13
Last DSIRE Review 2012-10-17
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Energy Trust of Oregon administers energy efficiency rebate programs for both residential and commercial customers of NW Natural in Washington. Energy Trust is awarding the rebates and providing resources and technical assistance to interested customers. To be eligible for the commercial gas rebate program, customers must own an existing building in Washington and the improvements must be related to natural gas. A variety of energy efficiency improvements are eligible for rebates, including, insulation, HVAC units, water heaters, furnaces, boilers, radiant heating and commercial food service and lodging equipment. All equipment must be installed by an Energy Trust contractor or a Washington-licensed contractor. For more information on efficiency requirements and exact rebate amounts, see the program web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Business Energy Solutions
Department Energy Trust of Oregon

Address 621 SW Morrison Street
Address 2 #550
Place Portland, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97205
Phone (877) 510-6800
Phone 2 (866) 368-7878

Email buildings@energytrust.org
Website http://www.energytrust.org/nwnwa

  • 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)"