Requirements and Specifications

These measures cannot be used to retrofit packaged terminal air conditioning (PTAC) units.

Preconditions – DHP Retrofit:

  • The space is conditioned by zonal or forced-air, electric-resistance heat as the primary heating source. No other heating sources are eligible.

Preconditions – DHP Upgrade:

  • The space is conditioned by an operational or failed DHP; or
  • The space is part of a building addition, new construction, or major renovation project

Post-conditions:

  • The installed DHP must be listed on the DHP Qualified Products List; and
  • The DHP outdoor condenser must meet BPA’s efficiency requirements:
    • Non-Ducted – 11.0 HSPF
    • Ducted or Mixed – 10.0 HSPF
  • The efficiency requirements apply to both single and multi-head systems.

Incentives:

  • Qualifying DHP retrofit installations will receive an incentive of $1,000. 00 per ton of unit installed, up to 50% of total project cost.
  • Qualifying DHP upgrade installations will receive an incentive of $300.00 per ton of unit installed, up to 50% of total project costs.