Rebates/Tax Credits: Gas Water Heaters


Rebates

Between your bath, kitchen and laundry room, hot water is always in demand. So it makes good sense to upgrade to a high-efficiency water heater that saves energy and money. We can help you move to a more energy-friendly gas or electric water heater-including compact, efficient tankless gas models that keep your comfort level high. Following are a few tips to get the most from your investment:

Energy Trust Incentives*

Oregon Customers

Type of Water Heater Incentive Requirements
High-efficiency gas water heater $35 Energy Factor must be 0.62 or greater
Tankless gas water heater $200 Energy Factor must be 0.80 or greater
High-efficiency electric water heater $35 Energy Factor must be 0.93 or greater
Premium-efficiency conventional storage type $75 Energy Factor must be 0.94 or greater; minimum 20-year manufacturer's warranty

Energy Trust also offers Oregon homeowners a $100 bonus for combining the purchases of a qualifying gas water heater and a qualifying gas furnace. Offer begins January 1, 2010, and expires April 30, 2010.

Washington Customers of NW Natural

Type of Water Heater Incentive Requirements
High-efficiency gas water heate $35 Energy Factor must be 0.62 or greater
Tankless gas water heater $200 Energy Factor must be 0.80 or greater

Washington customers of NW Natural are not eligible to receive the Gas Furnace and Water Heater Package.

Tax Credits

Oregon Residential Energy Tax Credit:  Up to $340 for gas water heaters (depending on model efficiency level).

Federal Tax Credit for Consumer Energy Efficiency**:  30% of cost up to $1,500
Expires:  December 31, 2010
Details:  Must be an existing home & your principal residence. New construction and rentals do not qualify.

Consult Central Air for more information.

*   Incentive offer is subject to availability of funding and may change.
** Please note, not all ENERGY STAR qualified products qualify for a tax credit. ENERGY STAR distinguishes energy efficient products which, although they may cost more to purchase than standard models, will pay you back in lower energy bills within a reasonable amount of time, without a tax credit.


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