State of Oregon Residential Energy Tax Credits
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC)
You can get a credit on your Oregon income taxes for purchasing energy-efficient HVAC systems for your home:Central air conditionersDuctless heat pumpsDuct Sealing and testingFurnaces, boilers and air handlersGeothermal heat pumpsHeat pumpsHeat recovery and energy recovery ventilation equipmentWood and pellet stoves The Oregon Department of Energy requires the performance of all systems to be verified using the Check Me or Performance Tested Comfort System (PTCS) test procedure. You are eligable for a separate tax credit based on the cost of the test and any needed repairs.
There is a cash discount of $1,200 -$2,000 on the cost of the heat pump depending on the efficiency of the heat pump and where the ducts are located. Both new and existing homes cn qualify. New electric furnaces without heat pumps can qualify for a $400 credit if the ducts are sealed and tested and run outside of the homes heated space
Energy Trust of Oregon offers some of the most generous cash incentives to residential customers in Central Oregon. If you are a Cascade Natural Gas, NW Natural Gas or Pacific Power customer, you are eligable for Energy Trust of Oregon Energy Efficient upgrade incentives. We’re Certified!
|System Tons||BTU per hour output||Est. Savings||Tax Credit Amt|
|3 ton & under||Less than 40,000||1,000 kWh||$600|
|4 ton||40,000 – 49,999||1,165 kWh||$700|
|5 ton||50,000 – 64,999||1,335 kWh||$800|
|6 ton and over||65,000 and over||1,500 kWh||$900|