Avista Utilities - Commercial HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Initiative

May 25, 2010


Avista Utilities' Commercial HVAC Variable Frequency Drive Initiative offers incentives to their customers for variable frequency drives (VFD) installed on commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment. Incentive amounts vary based on technology; customers should see the Program Description for more information, or click here for VFD incentive amounts and to print an agreement.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Idaho
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: https://www.avistautilities.com/business/rebates/washington_idaho/Pages/incentive_9.aspx
Administrator: Energy Solutions MSC-15
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Motor VFDs
Incentive Amount: Variable Speed Drive Fans: $80/hp
Variable Speed Drive Cooling Pumps: $85/hp
Variable Speed Drive Heating Pump or Combined Heating & Cooling Pump: $100/hp
Maximum Incentive: Fifty percent of the total incremental project cost or the Authorized Incentive Amount specified by Avista.
Equipment Requirements: Primary pumps and fans only; secondary or spare pumps or fans do not qualify.


Name: Avista Utilities
Address: PO Box 3727
Spokane WA 99220
Phone: (800) 227-9187
Email: AskAvista@AvistaUtilities.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.