Home Energy Solutions — Existing Homes

You can change the way you use energy in your home
Manage energy costs and increase your home's comfort with energy-efficient improvements made easy and more affordable with Energy Trust.

We provide home evaluation services, cash incentives, access to qualified trade ally contractors and limited-time promotions to help you make energy-saving improvements.

Evaluate your home's energy performance
We offer three tools to help you identify improvements you can make to save energy. Learn more and compare.

Cash incentives for home improvements
Get cash back when you make eligible energy-efficient upgrades to your home, such as weatherization, heating and cooling, water heating and ENERGY STAR® appliances. You can also receive cash back for installing renewable energy systems, like solar electric and solar water heating.

Choose a trade ally contractor to do the work
As a trade ally, I can provide you with the latest energy-efficiency standards and offerings from Energy Trust. I can also help you complete the Energy Trust forms needed to get your cash incentives on qualifying improvements.

Limited-time promotions save you even more
See our increased natural gas and electric incentives and bonuses available for the heating season.

Who can participate?

Oregon customers heating their homes with electricity or natural gas provided by Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, NW Natural or Cascade Natural Gas are eligible to participate in Energy Trust programs. Homes not using electricity or natural gas as the primary heat source are eligible for select programs; see below for details.


Energy Trust also provides services for:

Multifamily property owners
We can help you improve the energy efficiency of your properties.
Call 1-866-311-1822 for complete information.

You can get valuable cash incentives and assistance with Oregon Business Energy Tax Credits for energy-saving measures in your duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes and multifamily properties. We help make installation affordable, leading to increased tenant retention and profitability for property managers.

Most improvements require the permission of your landlord to install. See our low-cost, no-cost energy-saving tips to learn how you can save energy and make the case to your landlord.

Oil-heated homes
Oregon customers of PGE and Pacific Power living in homes heated with oil, propane, kerosene, butane or wood may be eligible for weatherization incentives through the Oregon Department of Energy’s SHOW (State Home Oil Weatherization) program.

Energy Trust can also offer the following incentives for SHOW program participants receiving electricity from PGE or Pacific Power:

- High-efficiency gas or electric water heater incentives
- Up to 4 free compact fluorescent light bulbs
- ENERGY STAR clothes washer incentives
- ENERGY STAR refrigerator incentives
- Solar electric incentives
- Solar water heating incentives
- Low-cost, no-cost tips to help you start saving energy no