The Build with Energy Star Program from Snohomish County PUD No 1 is designed to encourage builders to include energy-efficient measures in new homes being built in Snohomish County and on Camano Island. Rebates are for heat pumps, ENERGY STAR clothes washers and ENERGY STAR refrigerators. The program also includes a $300 rebate for an advanced lighting package: if 80 percent of the installed light fixtures are ENERGY STAR rated. Contact Snohomish PUD No 1 or see web site listed above for additional information.
Seattle City Light offers qualifying customers $80 rebates for the purchase of VendingMiser Energy Efficient Vending Machines. VendingMiser reduces the energy consumption of cold drink vending machines by using an occupancy sensor to power down the lights and compressor. In order to qualify for the rebate, the participant must be a Seattle City Light Customer. All rebates must be approved by City Light before installation.
Seattle City Light provides rebates to residential customers for purchasing and installing clothes washers, refrigerator, heat pump water heaters, and ductless heat pumps. [http://www.washwiserebate.com/ WashWise Program] pays rebates of up to $100 to customers who purchase resource efficient clothes washers from any retailer and install them in Seattle City Light's service territory.
Seattle City Light (SCL) works with design teams of their commercial and industrial customers to create high performance buildings with low long-term operating costs. The utility provides financial support for professional engineering services to research and evaluate various building system designs. Click [http://www.seattle.gov/light/conserve/business/programmanual/section_3.pdf here] for more information.
Seattle City Light provides incentives for its multi-family housing customers to increase their energy efficiency. Rebates are offered for common area lighting and weatherization measures including the installation of dual-pane windows and increased insulation, although insulation-only jobs are not eligible for a rebate. Projects seeking insulation and window rebates must have permanently installed electric space heat as its primary heat source. Interested customers should see the program web site or call customer service for more information.
Seattle City Light offers a variety of rebates to commercial and industrial customers through the [http://www.seattle.gov/light/conserve/business/cv5_fi.htm Energy Smart Services Program]. Energy Smart Services are available to commercial businesses, manufacturing plants, institutions, and government facilities on the Medium General Service rate and larger. Incentives for this program are calculated using the annual kWh savings of the project, and can cover up to 70% of the installation cost.
Seattle City Light provides incentives for builders, developers, and architects who construct energy efficient multi-family buildings. The program is designed to encourage the construction of buildings which provide maximum comfort and also incorporated resource conservation. Incentive amounts are broken into three categories, which vary depending on wall depth and glazing area as a percentage of the conditioned floor area.
Richland Energy Services (RES) provides a number of rebates encouraging energy efficiency for its residential customers. Rebates exist for Energy Star home appliances, HVAC equipment and improvements, and also window and insulation upgrades. Rebates for insulation upgrades vary according to the prexisting insulation levels present in a home.
The City of Richland provides low-interest loans to encourageit residential customers to pursue equipment upgrades and home improvement measures that will increase the energy efficiency of their homes. Loans can be taken out for up to 10 years with interest rates ranging from between 3% and 7%; the interest rate generally decreases with shorter loan payback periods. Interest rates can also be reduced by choosing equipment and measures which exceed the program's minimum efficiency standards.
The City of Richland (COR) provides rebates to encourage commercial utility customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities by replacing existing lighting systems with more efficient equipment. The rebate amount varies widely depending on the type of lighting being installed and the lighting type being replaced. Incentives cannot exceed 70% of the total project cost, and projects must achieve at least a 30% wattage reduction and carry a simple payback of at least one year to qualify.