Consider a heat pump water heater. They use heat pump technology by moving heat from one place to another instead of generating heat directly. This makes them two to three times more efficient compared to conventional electric resistance water heaters. A super-efficient Heat Pump Water Heater can reduce energy waste and hot water costs by up to 50 percent.
All EWEB electric customers may be eligible for a rebate to install a new heat pump water heater.
Heat pump water heaters can be installed in a variety of locations, including a garage, utility room or basement. Please consider the following when seeing if a heat pump water heater is right for you.
To help you upgrade to an energy-efficient heat pump water heater, EWEB is working with General Pacific Inc., to directly apply our existing $800 rebate plus additional incentives at the time of purchase. This means that all EWEB residential electric customers can now purchase a Rheem heat pump water heater for as little as $225, a savings of more than $1,000. A separate heat pump water heater rebate application is not needed. Income-qualifying customers, do not purchase through this promotion. Please see below.
Visit General Pacific, Inc.'s online store to purchase your heat pump water heater and have it delivered directly to your door.Visit online store
Standard rebates and loans:
Income-based rebates and loans: Please visit EWEB's Income Based Assistance page for qualification.
Some energy efficiency upgrades may be eligible for federal tax credits in addition to rebates provided by EWEB. Additional information can be found on the Energy Star website.
For questions on how or if any tax credits may apply to you, please refer to a licensed tax professional.
Apply online here. Once we receive and process your application we will send you a confirmation email. If you are also applying for a loan, select 'Yes' for "Do you wish to apply for an EWEB loan?" in the application and you will be guided through the required questions. You do not need to submit an application if you are participating in the special heat pump water heater online purchase promotion.
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Eugene, OR 97401
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Select a Heat Pump Water Heater from the list of BPA Qualified Heat Pump Water Heater list and get it installed.
You will also need to submit the following:
After installation of the system and submittal of all required documentation, EWEB may verify the system for program compliance. The rebate payment will be mailed to either the homeowner or the contractor approximately four to six weeks from the date EWEB approves the installation.
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