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Increased incentives for select NW Natural customers

Qualifying NW Natural customers in Creswell & Cottage Grove, OR may be eligible for limited-time increased incentives for insulation, windows & high-efficiency natural gas furnaces & fireplaces.

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Energy Trust of Oregon and NW Natural collaborate to serve customers in Oregon communities. To support energy efficiency in these areas, Energy Trust and NW Natural are offering limited-time increased incentives to select customers who install energy-efficient upgrades in their home between August 1, 2021, and July 31, 2022.

Our participating trade allies (located under the map on the Resources tab) will reduce your out-of-pocket cost by deducting the incentive amount from your invoice.

Interested in saving energy at your business? Check out our increased incentives for commercial businesses.

  1. Establish your eligibility

    You must live in either 97424 or 97426 ZIP code and primarily heat your home with natural gas provided by NW Natural. For pre-qualification, contact us at 1.866.311.1822 or residential@energytrust.org. We can help confirm your home’s eligibility.

  2. Select a trade ally and have the work completed

    Eligible customers should contact Energy Trust or one of our participating trade allies listed under the Resources page. Energy Trust is working with specially trained contractors who have experience installing energy upgrades in residential homes and will submit incentive paperwork on your behalf. To receive a list of participating Energy Trust trade allies, contact us by phone at 1.866.311.1822 or by email at residential@energytrust.org. You can also check the Resources page.

The following limited-time increased incentives are available only to residences located within ZIP codes 97424 and 97426. Qualifying energy upgrades must be installed in a single-family home, manufactured home, duplex, triplex, fourplex or side-by-side property (such as a townhouse or rowhouse), unless noted otherwise.

Energy Upgrade Limited-time Increased Incentive Amount Requirements
Natural gas furnace $2,500
  • 90% annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) or greater.
  • Must be the home’s primary heating source and heated with gas provided by NW Natural. Natural gas furnaces used as backup for high-efficiency heat pumps, also known as hybrid systems, are not eligible.
Natural gas fireplace $850
  • 70% FE or greater with electronic pilot ignition.
  • Unit must be listed on Energy Trust’s qualified products list.
  • Home must be natural gas (not propane) and fuel provided by NW Natural.
ENERGY STAR® windows $10 per square foot
  • U-value 0.24 or less.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.
  • Must replace existing window, glass door or skylight.
  • Must be installed between a conditioned and unconditioned space.
ENERGY STAR® windows $8 per square foot
  • U-value 0.27 – 0.25.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.
  • Must replace existing window, glass door or skylight.
  • Must be installed between a conditioned and unconditioned space.
ENERGY STAR® windows $5 per square foot
  • U-Value 0.30 – 0.28.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.
  • Must replace existing window, glass door or skylight.
  • Must be installed between a conditioned and unconditioned space.
Attic insulation1 $1.50 per square foot
  • Existing insulation must be R-11 or less.
  • Must be insulated to R-38.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.
Wall insulation 1 $2.50 per square foot
  • Existing insulation must be R-4 or less.
  • Must be insulated to R-38.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.
Floor insulation $2.00 per square foot
  • Existing floor insulation must be R-0.
  • Must be insulated to R-30 or fill floor cavity.
  • Home must be primarily heated with natural gas provided by NW Natural.

*Incentives will be paid directly to your contractor, who will deduct the incentive amount from your invoice, reducing your out-of-pocket costs. You are responsible for paying the balance of the invoice.

1Manufactured homes are not eligible for attic or wall insulation incentives

In addition to limited-time increased incentives on high-efficiency natural gas furnaces. Energy Trust also offers standard incentives on central air conditioners. Discuss with your HVAC installer for details and pricing.

Energy Upgrade Incentive Requirements
Central air conditioner $250
  • Minimum nominal Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) of 15 or greater for the outdoor unit, and a minimum total system Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) of 12 or greater
  • Unit must be on Energy Trust’s qualified products list and serve most or all of the home.
  • Home’s electricity must be provided by Portland General Electric or Pacific Power.

If your residence is not in the 97424 or 97426 ZIP code, you may still be eligible for other Energy Trust incentives. Please visit our Residential page or Multifamily page for lists of our other incentives.

To receive increased incentives, you must live in the 97424 or 97426 ZIP code, as shown below.

Local Trade Allies

Insulation

Emerald Valley Weatherization
Phone: 541.726.1027
Email: info@emeraldvalleyweatherization.com

Josh Lowe’s Dr. Energy Saver
Phone: 541.485.2282
Email: kathleen@jldrenergysaver.com

Marshall’s Inc
Phone: 541.747.7445
Email: tiffanyh@marshallsinc.com

Windows

Discount Windows Inc
Phone: 541.998.8984
Email: rebates@oregondiscountwindows.com

Energy Factor Glass
Phone: 541.726.7231
Email: energyfactorglass@live.com

Josh Lowe’s Dr. Energy Saver
Phone: 541.485.2282
Email: kathleen@jldrenergysaver.com

Mark and Co
Phone: 541.689.2830
Email: markandcoinc@aol.com

Renewal by Andersen
Phone: 503.906.2318
Email: kendald@rbanw.com

How do I know if my home qualifies for Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

To qualify for natural gas furnace, window or insulation incentives, your home must be in the 97424 or 97426 ZIP code, and you must primarily heat your home with natural gas provided by NW Natural. To qualify for natural gas fireplace incentives, your home must be in the 97424 or 97426 ZIP code, and your fireplace must use natural gas provided by NW Natural. If you have any questions about your home’s eligibility, contact us at 1.866.311.1822 or residential@energytrust.org.

Who can install these energy upgrades so I can access Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

Work must be completed by a participating trade ally contractor listed on the Resources page to be eligible for limited-time increased incentives. Your trade ally contractor will deduct the incentive amount as a line item on your invoice. If you’d like a trade ally contractor recommendation, review our participating trade ally list. You can also contact us at 1.866.311.1822 or residential@energytrust.org, and we can connect you with an approved Energy Trust trade ally contractor.

How do I access Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

Your contractor will deduct your incentive amount from your invoice, reducing your out-of-pocket expenses. Your contractor will then submit all required paperwork to Energy Trust on your behalf, and Energy Trust will reimburse your contractor directly for these incentives.

Can I install my own project and still receive Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

No. Qualifying work must be completed by a participating trade ally contractor listed on the Resources page to be eligible for limited-time increased incentives.

My home is not in the 97424 or 97426 ZIP code. Can Energy Trust still help me save energy and money?

Yes. Energy Trust offers cash incentives and resources to make home energy improvements easier and more affordable. From installing new windows to adding insulation, we can help you make your home more energy efficient—or even help you make your own clean, renewable energy. For a complete list of incentives, visit our Residential page or contact us at 1.866.311.1822 or residential@energytrust.org.

Is my rental home eligible for Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

Yes. All incentives listed on the Details page are available for rental properties.

Is my manufactured home eligible for Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

Yes. Other than attic and wall insulation, all of Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers are available for manufactured homes.

Is my multifamily property eligible for Energy Trust’s limited-time increased incentives for NW Natural customers?

Yes. All limited-time increased incentives are available for properties that are duplex, triplex, fourplex or side-by-side properties. For a complete list of incentives, visit our Multifamily page or contact us at 1.877.510.2130 or multifamily@energytrust.org.