Heat Pump Upgrade and Conversion

Commercial heat pumps


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Up to 100% paid by Chelan PUD

Heating and cooling

Year-round comfort

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Lower heating and cooling costs
Get better HVAC equipment for less than you’d pay for standard resistance heating or AC with incentives from Chelan PUD—we’ll pay up to 100% for your new, installed heat pump.


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Chelan PUD offers two energy-efficient heat pump incentives: Conversion and Upgrade.

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$3,000 per ton


You have an electric-resistance zonal heating system or forced-air furnace and want a heat pump

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$400 per ton


You have an air-source heat pump and want a more energy efficient model, or are adding a heat pump to new construction

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These PUD incentives often pay for your full project costs, with nothing out of pocket to you. Just in case, any upgrades beyond PUD incentives qualify for low-rate EnergySmart financing.

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Is your building eligible for a Conversion or Upgrade incentive?

1. Your Space and Heating

For a Conversion Incentive:

For an Upgrade Incentive:

Either of the following apply:



2. New Heat Pump


3. Paperwork



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1. Install Your Heat Pump

Work with your contractor to make sure an eligible heat pump is installed.

2. Send in Paperwork

Gather your paperwork and send them (or as your contractor to submit them) to conservation@chelanpud.org or:

Chelan County PUD
PO Box 1231
Wenatchee, WA 98807-1231


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What Happens Next?

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We'll review your paperwork, and contact you if anything is missing or we need more information.

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With your paperwork complete, we might schedule an inspection to make sure your heat pump was installed correctly.

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If all checks out, you'll receive your incentive payment in the mail, or we can pay your HVAC contractor directly.


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We're Here for You

Questions? Talk with Drew Thompson, Chelan PUD commercial energy advisor. Call (509) 661-8560 or email drew.thompson@chelanpud.org.