Seattle City Light LARRY WEIS, General Manager and CEO
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Owners & Managers

Seattle City Light offers incentives for lighting and weatherization to help make your 5+ unit property more energy efficient. City Light Program Coordinators will assist you with all aspects of the program.


Weatherization

Seattle City Light provides incentives for multi-family housing properties with 5 or more units to increase the energy efficiency of windows and insulation.

Incentive Amounts

  • Window replacement: $8 per square foot when replacing single-pane (or double-pane metal frame) windows/patio doors with 0.22 U-factor windows or better. $6 per square foot when replacing single-pane (or double-pane metal frame) windows/patio doors with 0.30 U-factor windows or better.

  • Existing window/patio door New Window Incentive
    Panes Frame U-factor $/sf
    Single Any 0.30 $6.00
    0.22 $8.00
    Double Metal 0.30 $6.00
    0.22 $8.00
    Other 0.30 N/A
    0.22 N/A

  • Insulation: $0.75 per square foot. Contact an Energy Advisor for questions about installation locations and R-Value requirements.
  • Exterior insulated doors: $40 per door. Must be Energy Star qualified.

Custom Incentives

  • Custom incentives may be available for in-unit ventilation, common area ventilation and heat systems, central electric hot water systems and insulated door upgrades.

Eligibility

  • Building must be an apartment building, condominium, retirement community, or cooperative with 5+ units located in the Seattle City Light service area.
  • Building must 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.

More Information

For questions or help getting started, contact a City Light Energy Advisor at (206) 684-3800.