EWEB - Residential Energy Efficiency Loan Programs

January 30, 2024

Summary

Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) assists residential customers in financing energy efficiency improvements through a variety of loan programs.  Zero-interest loans of varying amounts and repayment periods are available for air-source and ductless heat pumps, and weatherization measures including window replacements and insulation upgrades.  Generally, eligible homes must have permanently installed electric heat as their primary heating source. For additional information and program details consult the website listed above or contact EWEB directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site: http://www.eweb.org/residential-customers/rebates-loans-and-conservation
Administrator: Eugene Water & Electric Board
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Water Heaters
  • Heat pumps
  • Windows
  • Insulation
Maximum Loan: Ducted Heat Pump: $7,000 - $12,000 (5-year term)
Ductless Heat Pump: $4,000, plus $1,500 per additional head installed(max 5)
Smart Thermostat: $15 - $120
Windows (Single Family): $4 /sq.ft. (rebate); $4,000 (loan)
Windows (Multi Family Rental Properties): $4,000 for first unit, $500 per additional unit; loan cap of $20,000
Insulation (Single Family): $1.00/sq (rebate); $6,000 zero-interest loan
Insulation (Multi Family Rental Properties): $4,000 for first unit, $500 per additional unit; loan cap of $20,000
Air sealing: $0.10 /sq.ft. (rebate); up to $1000 (loan)
Prescriptive duct sealing: $250 (rebate); up to $1000 (loan)
Heat Pump Water Heater: $800 - $1700 (rebate); $2,500 zero-interest loan
Backup Power System (Standard Loan): $2,000 zero percent interest loan
Residential Well Owners: $4,000 zero percent interest loan
Commercial standard loan: up to a $10,000 four percent interest loan
Loan Term: See individual program
Interest Rate: See individual program

Incentives

This program has 3 incentives
Technologies: Heat pumps
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 4000.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of $12000.00
Technologies: Windows
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 4000.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of $20000.00
Technologies: Insulation
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive is 4000.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of $20000.00

Contact

Name: Rebate Program
Organization: Eugene Water & Electric Board
Address:
OR
Phone: (541) 685-7318
Email: ems.loans@eweb.org

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.