In March 2009, Snohomish County PUD introduced the Solar Express Program. This program provides rebates to support residential and commercial installations of solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar water heating (SWH). The program also provides loans to support residential installations.
In March 2009, Snohomish County PUD introduced the Solar Express Program. This program provides rebates and loans to support residential and commercial installations of solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar water heating (SWH). Only residential customers can take advantage of the loan program.
Snohomish County PUD No 1 offers financial incentives for residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes. There is also an appliance recycling program that offers $30 for each refrigerator or freezer recycled. To have a refrigerator or freezer picked up and recycled, it must be in working condition, between 10 to 32 cubic feet in size.
Snohomish County PUD No 1 offers financial incentives to help offset the cost of non-residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of facilities. Commercial customers can receive prescriptive rebates for certain equipment types and custom incentives for a broader array of efficiency improvements. Custom incentives are paid based on the amount of electricity saved. Commercial, industrial, school, non-profit, or governmental buildings in Snohomish County can be eligible.
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.