Seattle City Light - New Construction Incentive Program (Washington)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Washington

Name Seattle City Light - New Construction Incentive Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Custom/Others pending approval
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Energy Analysis Assistance: Contact Seattle City Light

Commissioning Assistance: Contact Seattle City Light

Prescriptive Commercial Rebates
Lighting: $0.02 - $0.23/kWh saved or $3 - $86/fixture
Lighting Controls: $0.20 - $0.26/kWh saved or $30 - $90/sensor
HVAC Controls: $0.20 - $0.23
Chillers: $0.23-$0.34 per kWh saved
Air Conditioners: $0.20 -$0.23 per kWh saved
Heat Pumps $0.20-$0.27 per kWh saved
Economizers: $0.20 - $0.23
Cooling Towers: $0.23 - $0.27
Server Virtualization: $150 per server removed
Air Flow Management: $0.17 - $0.20
Variable Frequency Drives: $0.23 - $0.27
Transformers: $0.23 - $0.27
Process Loads: $0.23 - $0.27
Air Compressors: $0.23 - $0.27
Refrigeration Equipment: $30 - $300
Vending Machine Controls: $90
Hot Food Holding Cabinets $200–$500
Electric Steam Cookers $750
Electric Convention Ovens $300 - $2,000
Dishwashers $250–$2,000
Ice Machine: $100 - $300

Program Administrator Seattle City Light

References DSIRE[1]


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 here for more information.

The utility also offers funding to help customers develop an independent commissioning plan. Click here for details.

Financial assistance is also available for the installation of equipment and controls that go beyond energy code requirements. Examples include lighting and controls, HVAC equipment, and custom measures. These rebates are based on energy savings gained from equipment upgrades. Contact Seattle City Light for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - Seattle City Light
Department Seattle City Light
Address 700 5th Ave, Suite 3200
Address 2 PO Box 34023
Place Seattle, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 98124
Phone (206) 684-3800
Phone 2 (206) 684-3254

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"