Jan 31, 2017
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If you have an electric forced air furnace, upgrading to an efficient heat pump is a good way to save on heating costs.
Heat Pumps come in many different efficiency levels. PUD 3 offers incentives for those that are the most energy efficient. The Performance Tested Comfort System (PTCS) ducted heat pump program provides step-by-step support to local HVAC contractors to ensure that a new heat pump has been commissioned and configured to deliver conditioned air to its greatest potential. As part of the PTCS air source heat pump program, contractors must:
If a site-built or manufactured home has an electric forced air furnace, it may qualify for PUD 3’s air source heat pump CONVERSION program. PUD 3 has a project progress checklist available for customer use.
$1,400 INCENTIVE CHECK
$1,600 INCENTIVE CHECK FOR VARIABLE SPEED
DUCT SEALING IS REQUIRED; PLEASE SEE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND INCENTIVE INFORMATION on our Insulation Incentives page.
NOTE: PTCS HEAT PUMP COMMISSIONING IS ALWAYS REQUIRED
NOTE: PUD 3 does not offer incentives for heat pump to heat pump UPGRADES, however it is recommended to follow the above HSPF efficiency guidelines.
NOTE: PUD 3 does offer heat pump incentives to qualifying commercial buildings. Please call the PUD 3 conservation department for details.