Air Source Heat Pump Incentive Programs
In the Pacific Northwest it is safe to assume that 8 months out of the year the largest contributor to your energy bill comes from heating your home. High efficiency air source heat pumps can significantly lower your home’s heating bill and provide energy-efficient air conditioning throughout the year.
Heat Pump Incentives –
- Air Source Heat Pump Upgrade – $700
Existing primary heat source must be a heat pump, natural gas furnace, wall heaters, baseboard heaters, oil furnace, or propane furnace. The new heat pump must have energy efficiency ratings equal to or greater than SEER 14 and HSPF 9, or AHRI certificate for units manufactured after January 1, 2023, HSPF2 7.6 or SEER2 13.4. All systems must be Performance Tested Comfort System (PTCS) heat pump commissioned and submitted by the HVAC contractor to the PTCS registry for approval before incentive can be processed. NO EXCEPTIONS. The PTCS program will be ending September 30, 2023.
- Air Source Heat Pump Conversion – $1,500
Existing primary heat source must be an electric forced-air furnace. The new heat pump must have energy efficiency ratings equal to or greater than SEER 14 and HSPF 9, or AHRI certificate for units manufactured after January 1, 2023, HSPF2 7.6 or SEER2 13.4. All systems must be Performance Tested Comfort System (PTCS) heat pump commissioned and submitted by the HVAC contractor to the PTCS registry for approval before incentive can be processed. NO EXCEPTIONS. The PTCS program will be ending September 30, 2023.
Can I Choose My Own HVAC Contractor?
All projects submitted to PenLight must meet the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) program requirements in order to be eligible for incentives. To qualify the HVAC contractor must be Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) Certified and perform the required PTCS heat pump commissioning test. All PTCS forms are to be completed and submitted by the contractor. Be sure to check with the contractor during the proposal process and again before the installation to ensure all PenLight incentive program requirements will be met.
The PTCS program will be ending September 30, 2023.
The new heat pump program incentives and requirements will be announced as they become available.
To find a qualified HVAC contractor for this program check the list below for the contractors most commonly used by PenLight members. Other licensed and bonded contractors may be qualified. Meet with contractors to consider your heating and cooling options and review multiple estimates.
Heat Pump Contractor List
- Gig Harbor Heating, 253-853-7008
- Narrows Heating & AC, 253-627-7543
- Mercurio’s Heating & AC, 253-566-8974
- Dana’s Heating, 360-876-7670
- Kliemann Bros., 253-537-0655
- Brennan Heating, 206-248-7900
- Kohler Heating, 253-858-8922
- All Seasons, 253-203-6200
- Americool, 360-273-3300
- Air Flo Heating, 253-525-4053
- Ranger Heating, 253-266-5700
- Best Choice Heating, 253-255-1705
- Bradley Air Company, 360-426-1284
- Gintz Heating, 360-710-4000
- Puyallup Heating & AC, 253-845-0581
- Resicon, 253-625-7952
- Sullivan Heating, 360-405-0723
- Serenity Air Heating and Air Conditioning, 253-255-5682
HVAC Contractor to provide all of the following to PenLight:
- Purchase Invoice
- AHRI Certification Form
- PTCS Heat Pump Commissioning Form and PTCS Approval ID# from the online PTCS registry
For more information call 253-857-5950 or email: energy specialist.
For our members, it pays to be Comfortable Comfort Ready Home is a partnership between utilities and Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) that helps communities become more energy efficient, healthier and more comfortable through home weatherization, HVAC and water-heating upgrades. If you’re a homeowner looking to make a smart investment in your home’s comfort and energy savings, Comfort Ready Home has tools and resources to help you find upgrades that match your budget, locate licensed and bonded contractors near you and receive incentives from PenLight.