Commercial Heat Available Programs

Ductless Heat Pumps

Eligibility Requirements

New heat pumps must be installed by a licensed contractor and have an AHRI Certificate.

Existing Heating SystemNew Equipment RequirementsRebate
Electric ResistanceNo HSPF Requirements$1,000/Ton
Heat Pump, DHP, Electric Zonal,
New Construction, Wood, Nothing Existing
10.4 HSPF2 Minimum$300/Ton
Ducted Heat Pumps

Eligibility Requirements

New heat pumps must be installed by a licensed contractor and have an AHRI Certificate.

Existing Heating SystemNew Equipment RequirementsRebate
Electric ResistanceNo HSPF Requirements$700/Ton
Heat Pump, DHP, Electric Zonal,
New Construction, Wood, Nothing Existing
8.1 HSPF2 Minimum*$150/Ton

*For split system heat pumps <65,000 BTU/H. Please reach out to Energy Services staff for more information on larger heat pump upgrades.

Advanced Rooftop Unit Control (ARC)

ARC Eligibility Requirements

This measure is available for retrofits only. ARC projects must be listed on BPA’s ARC qualified products list.

Qualifying ARC retrofit applications have the following characteristics:

  • Heating type is electric or gas.

Existing RTU has the following characteristics:

  • Cooling capacity equal to or greater than five tons,
  • A unitary system (split-systems are not eligible); and
  • A constant-speed supply fan (RTUs with variable speed fans are not eligible).

ARC Retrofit – Full ($250/Ton)

A VFD and controller for variable speed fan operation, or a multispeed motor and controller for multispeed fan operation.

Must also include a controller with both of the following capabilities:

  • Digital, integrated economizer control with either differential dry-bulb, or enthalpy with fixed dry-bulb high-limit shut off; and
  • Demand control ventilation with proportional control, based on CO2 sensor reading.

ARC Retrofit – Lite ($120/Ton)

A VFD and controller for variable speed fan operation, or a multispeed motor and controller for multispeed fan operation.

Packaged Terminal Heat Pump
  • This measure is eligible to be installed in either:
    • A lodging building type which, for the purposes of this measure, includes hotel, motel, bed and breakfast, boarding/rooming house, extended-stay hotel, dormitory, and shelter; or
    • In a residential care building type which, for the purposes of this measure, includes nursing home, retirement home, and assisted living facilities.
  • New PTHPs must be installed by a licensed contractor and have an AHRI Certificate.
Existing Heating SystemNew Equipment RequirementsIncentive
Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner (PTAC)
or Electric Zonal
No HSPF Requirements$600/PTHP