Building Tune-Ups

Seattle Building Tune-Ups is a progressive energy efficiency policy that helps building owners identify smart, responsible ways to reduce energy and water costs. Like cars and bikes, all buildings need to be tuned regularly to keep them running as efficiently as possible. Through tune-ups, building owners find operational efficiencies and low- and no-cost fixes that improve building performance and on average can reduce building energy use 10-15%.

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Building Performance Standards (BPS) Online Open House

June 16th, 2022, 12:00-1:30 PM

Join OSE on a zoom webinar for an update on work to date and highlights of stakeholder feedback received on developing a BPS policy. OSE will share the draft BPS policy framework for the regulations, the policy timeline, and take comments and questions on the draft policy framework. This 2nd open house is a follow-up to the April 5th event (see below). Register for June 16th webinar

Watch the recorded April 5 Building Performance Standards (BPS) Online Open House and learn about potential regulations and the links between buildings, climate pollution, equity, and health. A summary of questions and answers (PDF) and the slide deck are now available in addition to the BPS policy proposal website.

To request translation services, share feedback or ask a question, please email cleanbuildings@seattle.gov or call (206) 233-7184.

Tune-Up Incentive Money from Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) launched a Tune-Up incentive program for buildings with gas heating. See their website for program requirements and eligibility details.

Reminder - Online Tune-Up Submittals are Required via the Seattle Services Portal

Building Tune-Ups submittals must be done on the Seattle Services Portal. The Microsoft Excel version of the Building Tune-Up Summary report will no longer be accepted, although it is still useful for field use. Before submitting via the Seattle Services Portal, you will need to create an account if you haven't previously done so, and then claim your building using the claim code mailed to the owner of record. If you need assistance with a building claim code, please email us at BuildingTuneUps@seattle.gov.