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About Oregon's Residential Energy Tax Credit Program
 
You can get a credit on your Oregon income taxes for making your home more energy efficient and helping preserve Oregon's environment. 
 
Below is a list of the energy efficient products/technologies that are eligible for a tax credit. Click on the heading to go to the page that explains the credit, lists qualifying equipment, and has application forms and instructions.
 

Alternative Fuel Stations and Equipment

Fuel Cells

Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
    Duct Sealing 
    Ductless Heat Pumps 
    Furnaces
    Geothermal Space Heating/Ground-source Heat Pumps 
    Heat Pump Systems 
    Heat Recovery and Energy Recovery Ventilation System 
    Wood and Pellet Stoves 
HVAC Technician Information 
 
Solar
    Solar Electric Systems (Photovoltaic)
    Solar Space Heating 
    Solar Water Heating 

 

Water Heating Systems
   Solar Water Heating 
   Drain-water Heat Recovery 
   Water Heaters 
Wind Energy
    Wind Electric Systems
 
 

 

RETC Rules (effective Jan. 1 2013)

2013 Residential Energy Tax Credit Rates

  
HVAC  Tax Credit Approved Technicians 
 

 
 


Other energy-efficiency programs 
 
 

Examples of residents who qualified for a tax credit:
 
 
 
Rose House (Energy-efficient home receiving tax credits. Reprinted with permission from the Daily Journal of Commerce) PDF
 
Anunsens (Gardner uses his energy-efficient front-loading clothes washer to get clothes cleaner) PDF
 
Kingsley (Portland remodel incorporates energy-efficient appliances, sustainable materials) pdf