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Conservation: Be Smart & Build Smart
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Conservation: Affordable BUILT SMART Program
Seattle City Light's BUILT SMART for Affordable Housing program pays to add energy-efficient components when building new or renovating existing low-income apartment buildings and condominiums. Your building will operate more efficiently and save you and your tenants money, while preserving our natural resources.

Dollar Incentives for Saving Energy:
  • HVAC Systems
  • Lighting
  • Shell construction
  • Elevators
  • Clothes Washers
Your Other Benefits Include:
  • Healthier, more comfortable building
  • More efficient building operations
  • Reduced utility bills for tenants
  • Free lighting consultation and services from the Lighting Design Lab
  • Help in coordinating your project with other City of Seattle departments
  • Innovative ideas for recycling waste and conserving water
Building Eligibility Criteria:
  • For sale or rent to occupants with incomes 80% (or less) of the Seattle Median Income
  • Located in Seattle City Light service territory
  • Multifamily new construction or major remodel projects with 5 or more units

Have Questions?
Contact an Energy Advisor at
or call (206) 684-3800.

If you have questions, contact us at:
or call (206) 684-3800

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