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Water (heating / treatment / efficiency)

DRAIN-WATER HEAT RECOVERY

Tax Credit (state): $80 to $120 depending on energy savings.

Requirements: Need to have access to at least 5 feet of vertical drainpipe from the shower or on the main water drain.

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EFFICIENCY DEVICES

1) Cash Incentive: Free toilet leak detection tablets; toilet fill cycle diverter, faucet aerators, high-efficiency showerheads, home water audit kit, watering gauges, 5 minute shower timer.

Requirements: Portland Water Bureau customers only.

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2) Cash Incentive: Up to $50 rebate for landscape water conservation device.

Requirements: Choose either: Rain Sensor/Switch: Temporarily shuts off your automatic irrigation system when it rains. Rebate: Actual cost of device – up to $25 maximum; or Manual Hose Bib Timer:Hose bib timers turn off sprinklers at pre-set times. Rebate: Maximum of two at $12.50 each. Efficient Water Conserving Spray Nozzles. Rebate: Up to $60, 20 per account at $3 maximum. One, one-time rebate per household. Participating Clackamas River Provider districts and/or cities only.

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HEATERS

1) Tax Credit (state): Based on the amount of energy saved above standard models. Varies depending on model, between $175 and $985.

Requirements: Electric heat pump water heater and gas water heater apply. Additional requirements apply; see additional details, below.

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2) Cash Incentive: Professional Installation: Varies depending on model, between $125 and $500.

Requirements: Varies. See additional program details, below.

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3) Cash Incentive: Self-Installation: $150 or $500, depending on model.

Requirements: Varies. See additional program details, below.

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OUTDOOR SPA COVER

Cash Incentive: $100

Requirements: Purchased through Energy Trust’s list of participating retailers. Spa located outside and heated with electricity or natural gas; spa cover at least two inches thick at all points, one continuous piece, insulated to R-12; or, folding spa cover must have a hinge insulated to R-12.

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WASTEWATER TREATMENT

Cash Incentive: $400

Requirements: On-site wastewater treatment systems must use no more than 180 kWh per year, based on a design-consumption rate of 150 gallons per day, or the typical daily rate for a three-person home; either AdvanTex by Orenco or Puraflo2 by Bord Na Mona models; site evaluation by DEQ; site approval letter from DEQ and Certificate of Satisfactory Completion.

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