Air Source Heat Pumps

We offers rebates, technical assistance and quality assurance to PUD customers who install qualifying air source and ground source (geothermal) heat pump systems. Our goal is to maximize energy savings through installation of high-quality, energy-efficient heat pump systems.

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A heat pump keeps your energy bills low and your house comfortable, year-round. Our Air Source Heat Pump Program provides rebates and quality assurance to PUD customers who install qualified heat pump systems.

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  • All PUD residential customers may participate in this rebate program
  • The heat pump may be installed in an existing home, or as part of new construction
  • Heat pumps must be installed by a Performance Tested Comfort Systems (PTCS) qualified contractor.

Quality Assurance

The heat pump dealers who participate in our program have agreed to install heat pump systems in accordance with PTCS criteria and the PUD’s rigid installation standards.  

Rebate Amounts - Air Source Heat Pumps

$1,100 Rebate

For existing homes with permanently installed heating systems. New heat pumps with a Heating Seasonal Performance Factor (HSPF) of at least 9.0 and a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of at least 14.0 will qualify for this rebate. Homes with existing oil, propane, or gas furnaces must continue to use fossil fuel as the back-up heat source.

$700 Rebate

For new homes, and for all other PTCS certified heat pump installations.

Tax Credits for Heat Pumps

State and federal tax credits may be available.  Visit or for details.

Expert Help Available

Our Energy Experts can help you determine if an energy-efficient heat pump system is right for you. For more information contact them at (503) 366-5470 or or read our Home Heating Guide.

Step-by-Step Process

  1. Contact a participating dealer to arrange for a home consultation.
  2. The dealer will inspect your home and prepare a written proposal. A copy of the proposal will be given to you and another copy, which includes heat load calculations and other important information, will be sent to us for review.
  3. We will review the proposal and notify the dealer whether the system qualifies.
  4. The dealer will install your new system according to PUD and manufacturer specifications, then forward installation documentation to us for review.
  5. Upon receipt of the installation documentation, we will schedule an inspection of your new system. After a satisfactory inspection, we will send you a rebate check.

Participating Dealer List

These heat pump dealers have agreed to follow our rigid set of installation specifications. These specifications ensure high-quality installations that provide greater comfort and equipment longevity, with lower operating costs than typical installations. A complete list of PTCS certified installers can be found at

Carlson’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Kelso, WA 
(800) 268-4884

Columbia NW Heating
Scappoose, OR
(503) 543-3624

Longview, WA 
(800) 633-1354

John Burger Heating & AC
Scappoose, OR
(503) 314-2535

Renaud Electric
Kelso, WA
(800) 266-1420

Western Heating & Cooling
Scappoose, OR
(503) 543-5599                                                                                

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