Columbia River PUD - Heat Pump Rebate Program

May 21, 2009


Columbia River PUD offers rebates to their residential customers who install qualifying heat pumps. The amount varies depending on the heat pump efficiency level:

  • $600 rebate for heat pumps with a HSPF* from 8.0 - 8.49 and a SEER** of 13.0 or higher
  • $1,300 rebate for heat pumps with a HSPF* of 8.5 or greater and a SEER** of 14.0 or higher
*HSPF (Heating Season Performance Factor) is a performance rating standard that accounts for changes in outdoor temperature, defrosting, fans, supplemental heat, and on/off cycles.
**SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) denotes efficiency in air conditioning mode.
Equipment must be installed by a participating heat pump dealer. Click here for a list.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Columbia River PUD
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Heat pumps
Incentive Amount: $600 or $1300, depending on equipment efficiency ratings
Maximum Incentive: $1300.00
Installation Requirements: Heat pumps must be installed by a participating heat pump dealer.


Name: Energy Experts
Organization: Columbia River PUD
Address: PO Box 1193
St. Helens OR 97051
Phone: (503) 397-1844

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.