Small Multifamily Program

January 04, 2013


Oregon Energy Trust’s Small Multifamily Program provides cash incentives to the owners of multifamily properties of duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes served by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural or Cascade Natural Gas. In addition to other incentives, the program will install up to 10 free compact fluorescent light bulbs in each apartment unit as well as high performance shower heads and faucet aerators.

Interested customers should contact Energy Trust to learn more about the program.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Energy Trust of Oregon
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Water Heaters
  • Lighting
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Windows
  • Other EE
  • LED Lighting
Incentive Amount: Windows: $2.25-$3.50/sq ft, depending on U-value, glazing and type of heating
Heat Pumps: $250 - $450, varies by efficiency and original heating type
High-efficiency gas boiler: $200
Boiler Pipe Insulation: $0.50 per linear foot
Direct-vent gas fireplace: $200-$250, depending on FE
Direct-vent gas unit heaters: $100
Duct Insulation: 50% of cost, up to $100
Insulation: $0.25 - $0.30 per square foot, depending on where it's installed
Duct Sealing: 50% of cost, up to $400
Water Heaters: $35 - $150 depending on EF and heating type (storage type)
Clothes Washers: $100
Refrigerator: $100
Freezer: $50
Equipment Requirements: Equipment efficiency requirements are listed on the program web site
Installation Requirements: Installation requirements are posted on the program website


Name: Multifamily Program
Organization: Energy Trust of Oregon
Address: 421 SW Oak Street, Suite 300
Portland OR 97204
Phone: (+18) 775-1021

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.