Heat Pumps

Heat Pump

Get up to
$1,500 cash back

Save big on a high-efficiency heat pump conversion

Score serious cash back when you convert to an energy-efficient heat pump. Program-qualified models are approximately 20 percent more efficient than standard heat pumps. With proper selection, installation and maintenance, you can gain big savings on your heating and cooling costs. Cash incentives are also available for heat pump upgrades as well as optimizing heat pump performance through commissioning, controls and sizing.

Qualifications & Incentives

Equipment Purchases and Services Customer Incentive
Heat Pump to 9.0 HSPF Heat Pump Upgrade
w/ Best Practice Installation and Sizing
$200
9.0+ HSPF Heat Pump Conversion
w/ Best Practice Installation and Sizing
$1,500
Federal Standard Heat Pump Conversion w/Best Practice Installation and Sizing $1,000
Heat Pump Commissioning Controls and Sizing $150

Ensure the home qualifies:

  • Must be existing single family home, new construction is not eligible for this incentive
  • Gas, oil, wood heating, pellet stoves, and propane systems conversions do not qualify

Requirements for all heat pump installations:

Additional requirements for heat pump to heat pump upgrade:

  • Minimum 9.0 HSPF (Heating Seasonal Performance Factor)
  • Previous primary heat source must have been a permanently installed heat pump
  • Equipment must be a new air-source split or packaged unitary heat pump with an AHRI Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 BTU/hr. (5.4 tons) or less
  • New heat pump must be the current primary heat source
  • Must include Best Practice Installation and Sizing
  • Homes 3,500 square feet or less may qualify for one unit, while homes greater than 3,500 square feet may qualify for two units; homes greater than 3,500 square feet requiring more than two units may apply for additional incentives (additional documentation required, subject to program approval)

Additional requirements for heat pump conversions:

  • Minimum Federal Standard HSPF
  • Previous primary heat source must have been a permanently installed electric resistance heating system (electric baseboard, electric furnace, electric ceiling/wall heat)
  • Incentive not offered to customers replacing an existing ducted heat pump
  • Equipment must be a new air-source split or packaged unitary heat pump with an AHRI Standard Rating Cooling Capacity of 65,000 BTU/hr. (5.4 tons) or less
  • New heat pump must be the current primary heat source
  • Must include Best Practice Installation and Sizing
  • Homes 3,500 square feet or less may qualify for one unit, while homes greater than 3,500 square feet may qualify for two units; homes greater than 3,500 square feet requiring more than two units may apply for additional incentives (additional documentation required, subject to program approval)

Additional requirements for commissioning controls and sizing:

  • Minimum Federal Standard HSPF
Additional program requirements:
  • Incentive amount may not exceed the total cost of the project
  • All required documentation must be submitted within 90 days of the service completion date

Required documents include:

  • Heat Pump Application, completed and signed*
  • Itemized receipt or contractor invoice must include:
    • Product and/or installation costs (materials, labor, service)
    • Model numbers: indoor and outdoor
    • Date work initiated
    • Date work completed
    • Trade ally business name
  • Manual J load or equivalent load calculation
  • AHRI Certificate (only for heat pump upgrade and heat pump conversion)
  • Third Party Payment Addendum (only for homeowners and other third-party entities not listed on account and applying for incentives)
  • IRS W-9 Form, if applicable**

*If mailing, please make copies for your records and note the date mailed on the application
**Applicable only to businesses and non-individual customers, including landlords, applying for incentives

Incentives are associated with the Home Energy Savings (HES) program January 1, 2018 tariff filing approved by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. All incentives are subject to change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Customer Eligibility

Residential electric customers residing in the state of Washington who purchase their electricity from Pacific Power on rate schedules 16, 17 or 18 qualify. Landlords who own rental properties served by the company in the state of Washington where the tenant is billed on rate schedules 16, 17 or 18 also qualify for this program. You can locate your rate schedule on your bill or by calling 1-888-221-7070. Incentive checks are only issued in the name of the Pacific Power account holder.

How to Apply

Prior to starting a project, find a contractor using the Washington Qualified Contractors list. Note that select incentives must be completed by a Qualified Contractor. Review the incentive application with your contractor to determine eligibility requirements, incentive qualifications and review the list of required documents to submit for an incentive.

Incentive checks are issued within six weeks of receipt of the completed and approved incentive application. Please allow for time for mail delivery. Incentives are not to exceed the purchase price of the equipment or service. Equipment and service work may be inspected for compliance. Incentives are subject to Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission approval and may change with 45 days notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

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