Washington - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (Washington)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Washington

Name Washington - Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Refrigerators
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Refrigerator: 75

Clothes Washer: 150
Dishwasher: 75
Gas Storage Water Heater: 200
Gas Condensing Tankless Water Heater: 300
Heat Pump Water Heater: 250
Ductless Air Source Heat Pump: 750

Equipment Requirements Must meet Energy Star standard
Start Date 2010-03-15
Expiration Date 2011-12-31

Installation Requirements Refrigerator and clothes washer must be purchased on or after March 15, 2010; all other appliances must be purchased on or after June 28, 2010. The gas condensing tankless water heaters, heat pump water heaters, and ductless air source heat pumps must be installed by a licensed contractor.

Program Administrator Department of Commerce
Website http://www.CashforAppliancesWA.com
Date added to DSIRE 2010-03-02
Last DSIRE Review 2010-12-02

References DSIRE[1]


Note: Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing a total of $300 million to U.S. states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia to establish rebate programs for new energy-efficient appliances that replace existing appliances in homes. Each state and territory has designed its own program. Rebates will be available until the state or territory program's funding is exhausted. Be sure to confirm that rebate funds are still available in your state or territory before making purchasing decisions.

As of March 15, 2010, Washington's Residential Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is offering rebates for select Energy Star appliances installed in households in Washington. In June 2010, a second phase of the rebate program launched and expanded this program to additional technologies. This program is administered by the Washington Department of Commerce. These rebates are available for Energy Star refrigerators and clothes washers that replace an existing appliance. After purchasing the eligible Energy Star appliances, individuals must apply for the rebate using a form located online and must submit the application along with supporting documentation. The rebate program will be open from March 15, 2010 until December 31, 2011, or rebate funds run out.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Rebecca Stillings
Department Department of Commerce

Place Olympia, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 98504
Phone (360) 725-3123

Email rebecca.stillings@commerce.wa.gov


  • 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)"