Refrigerator Replacement Rebate
Program is available for purchases made through October, 31 2016. For purchases made after October, 31 2016 that replace a working fridge manufactured before 2001 consider using our Refrigerator Recycling Rebate Program
Get a $50 rebate from Seattle City Light when you buy a new energy-efficient, ENERGY STAR qualified refrigerator and recycle your replaced unit.We will be changing our refrigerator rebate in the fall of 2016. This rebate will remain available for purchases made before October, 31 2016. All purchases made after this date may be eligible for our Refrigerator Recycling Program.
NOTE: Before buying an appliance, please make sure it is an eligible model. There are some Energy Star models that do not qualify for a Seattle City Light Rebate. For a list of eligible models, please click on the qualified model link below.
How to Apply:
*Seattle City Light has a separate $30 rebate for recycling for simply recycling a working 2000 or older refrigerator or freezer. This rebate cannot be combined with the $50 refrigerator rebate to fulfill the recycling requirement. For questions about Seattle City Light Rebates, call 206-684-3800 or email SCLEnergyAdvisor@seattle.gov.
- Purchase a qualified model by October 31, 2016.
- Recycle* your replaced refrigerator, providing documentation. See our rules on recycling for details on required documentation or recycler options.
- Complete and sign the Refrigerator Rebate Form.
- Submit forms along with required documentation (as listed on the Refrigerator Rebate Form), postmarked within 90 days of purchase.
When selecting a new refrigerator consider the following:
- ENERGY STAR® certified models are tested for quality and use at least 10% less energy than most non-ENERGY STAR® certified models.
- The energy cost to run a new refrigerator per year can vary wildly. Find the yellow Energy Guide labels found on products to learn how much the appliances you are looking at will cost.
- Oftentimes additional features require more energy. What features do you need in a refrigerator?
- Top freezer models typically use 10-25% less energy than bottom freezers or French door models.
- Ice-makers and through the door dispenser models typically use 14-20% more energy.
- Larger refrigerators require more energy.