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Furnace and Heat Pump

Efficient heating and cooling will help you save on your home’s biggest energy expense.

Qualified systems use less energy to maintain comfortable temperatures throughout the year

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What comfort solution is best for your home?

Heating and cooling account for nearly half of the average energy bill. Choosing a new system is often guided by what is already installed in your home.

Gas Furnace

Today’s gas furnaces are 90-95% efficient, compared to end-of-life standard models that are 15 years old or older and only 56-70% efficient.

Electric Heat Pump

An electric heat pump is a great choice for replacing an electric forced-air furnace as well as baseboard, radiant ceiling or wall/cadet heat. Heat pumps move heat rather than generating it, helping you save up to 50% on your annual heating costs.

Dual Fuel Heating System

A duel fuel system offers the best of both worlds: an electric heat pump and a gas furnace. The heat pump operates during milder temperatures when it is more efficient, and the system automatically switches over to the furnace in colder temperatures.

Why we love heat pumps

Upgrading to a heat pump can save up to 50% on annual heating costs.

A Solution for Every Home

Any electric heating system can upgrade to a heat pump. For homes with existing ductwork, a ducted heat pump system will heat and cool your entire home. For homes with baseboard, radiant ceiling or wall/cadet heating, ductless heat pumps make for easy installation with no need for ductwork.

Dad and baby smiling at each other with ductless heat pump in background.
Heat + Air Conditioning in One

Heat pumps — whether ducted or ductless — will heat your home quietly and evenly for a fraction of your current cost. They also come with air conditioning built in, keeping your home cool in the summer. Another bonus? Built-in air filtration keeps indoor air clean year-round.

Resilient in Freezing Temperatures

If you live in a region with freezing winter temperatures, extended capacity heat pump models operate the same way as standard heat pumps but don’t require backup heating when temperatures plummet. This option can save you even more during the coldest times of year.

How to upgrade with confidence

Energy Trust works with an impressive network of contractors across Oregon and Southwest Washington who are trained on our incentive program. They know the process and will get you the best upgrade for the best price.

  1. Review Incentive Details and Eligibility

    Incentives are based on the type and utility services for your home.

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  2. Gather Estimates and Select Your Contractor

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  3. Complete the Installation

    Complete the installation. Your contractor will help you determine the right product for your home.

  4. Apply for Your Incentive

    Applications must be received within 60 days of installation and need six to eight weeks for processing. Your contractor may help you, and you can find the application at the link below. Be sure you have the installation date, equipment serial/model number, and efficiency rating, and include a scan or legible digital photo of your contractor’s invoice.

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  5. Maintain your investment and enjoy your energy savings.

    Get more energy-saving tips from Energy Trust and our partners.

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Energy Trust works with an impressive network of contractors across Oregon and Southwest Washington who are trained on our incentive program. They know the process and will get you the best upgrade for the best price.

“We are warmer and more comfortable now. And our electric bill shows our usage is half what it used to be!”

— Linda Hardesty, Bend homeowner

Read Linda's full story

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Resources for You

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Use this website to find the energy-efficient water heater that will work for your home.

Contact your local utility

Many utility companies offer energy-efficiency programs that can help with upgrade costs.

Tips on Finding a Contractor

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