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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.



Lighting -- There are now many styles, models and types of aesthetically pleasing efficient lighting fixtures to choose from. Whether you need to completely replace a fixture (including exit signs), install qualified LED fixtures, or simply upgrade from T-12 fluorescent tubes to T-8, we can help you get started.


Rebate Amounts

Common Area and In-Unit Lighting:

  • Up to an 85% discount when upgrading inefficient common area lighting to cost effective energy efficient lighting and fixed rebate
    amounts for in-unit lighting.
  • Rebates have a cap and are based on a cost control.

To Qualify
  • 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 , 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.

To Get Started on your project today

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.