The City of Seattle offers a number of rebate programs designed to encourage homeowners to make improvements that will increase their homes’ energy efficiency.
Here are a few:
•laundry appliances – $50-$250
•water heaters – $500
•heating/cooling systems – $100-$1200
•windows – $50/window
•insulation – up to 50% of project cost
•showerheads – in-store discounts
•LED lighting – in-store discounts
Get details and rebate forms online at:
Professional home energy audits are often available for free or at reduced prices through the City of Seattle and from Puget Sound Energy. Energy Star is another source of helpful information and resources.
If you’d rather conduct your own, here’s where to download a PDF with instructions for doing just that.
You can also contact a Home Energy Advisor by phone 206-684-3800, or e-mail: SCLEnergyAdvisor@seattle.gov
Find even more rebates at www.dsireusa.org.