Seattle City Light offers rebates for lighting to help make your 5+ unit property more energy efficient. City Light Program Coordinators will assist you with all aspects of the program. You can use any qualified installer to do the work, or choose from a list of contractors who have worked with City Light before.
Windows & Insulation -- If your building has old aluminum-framed double pane or any type of single pane windows, state-of-the-art, high performance windows can significantly increase tenant comfort as well as increase the value of your building. Efficient windows will also reduce noise levels and can make your building look better. We require a minimum window efficiency of U .30, which is greater than Seattle's current energy code so you are assured of the maximum efficiency.
$5 per square-foot discount when replacing single-pane windows with double-pane.
$3 per square-foot discount when replacing aluminum framed double-pane windows with new vinyl framed double-pane windows.
Building must be an apartment building, condominium, retirement community, or cooperative with 5+ units located in the Seattle City Light service area. Condominiums and cooperatives must have permission of the entire Association before a building survey is scheduled.
For windows and insulation rebates: In addition to above, building must also have permanently installed electric space heat as its primary heat source.
NOTE: Incentives will not be paid for any work done prior to bid approval. If you have bids but have not yet started work, please contact us immediately so we can determine your eligibility.
Complete the Contact Request Form and City Light staff will contact you to discuss our programs and potential energy savings opportunities for your buildings. You can also contact a City Light Energy Advisor at (206) 684-3800 if you need additional assistance.