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Building Efficiency – BetterBricks

Resources and tools to incorporate energy efficiency into your buildings and business practices.

Building Performance

Information on building energy benchmarking, tune-ups, Energy Code, Building Emission Performance Standards, and more.

Clean Buildings Bill - FAQ

Learn more about the Washington Clean Buildings Bill.

Clean Buildings Qualified Auditors - Join the Directory

We encourage building energy auditors to add their name to the list.

Clean Buildings Qualified Persons - Join the Directory

We encourage building energy contractors to add their name to the list.

Commercial Kitchen Equipment

By purchasing efficient appliances, you could save a significant amount on your utility bill. Rebates available!


Incentives to help pay for improvements to existing equipment and systems to save energy and reduce operational costs.

Compressed Air Operation Tips & Best Practices

10 tips for reducing your operating costs and best practices.

Connected Thermostats

Installing a connected thermostat saves energy and money while providing a comfortable environment for occupants.

Ductless Heating & Cooling Systems - Contractor Resources

Find resources and tools for selling and installing ductless heat pumps.

City Light Energy Efficiency Programs

Find tools and resources for City Light commercial and industrial programs.

Energy Project Manager (EPM) Supplemental Incentive

This incentive provides savings to organizations that employ a designated Energy Project Manager.

Energy Smart Industrial Program

We've partnered with BPA to deliver a suite of energy efficiency programs and technical expertise.

EnviroStars Program

Businesses can receive free technical assistance, connect with rebates and resources and be recognized for being green.

Financial Incentives for Large Commercial and Industrial

Incentives for energy efficiency retrofit, commissioning, new construction, and more.

Financial Incentives for Multifamily Buildings

Incentives for common area lighting, equipment, weatherization, and more.

Financial Incentives for Small and Medium Business

Incentives for lighting, equipment, windows and insulation, heating and cooling, and more.

Fleet Electrification Program

Now is the time to move your fleet forward with electrification, and Seattle City Light is here to help.

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters

Information about an efficient, electric heat pump water heater for your small/medium business or multifamily building.

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters - Contractor Resources

Find resources and tools for selling and installing hybrid electric heat pump water heaters.

HVAC Major Controls Upgrade Incentives

Financial incentives of up to 70% installed cost for completing a major HVAC controls upgrade in your building.

HVAC & Water Heating Equipment

Midstream HVAC+ Program works with distributors to access high-performance, high-efficiency equipment for customers.

HVAC & Water Heating Equipment - Distributors

Find a participating Midstream HVAC & Water Heating Program distributor.

Indoor Horticulture Energy Efficiency Solutions

Take advantage of lighting and HVAC technologies, and learn about other ways to save in the short and long term.

King County C-PACER Program

Financing to help commercial, industrial, agricultural, and multi-family buildings become more efficient and resilient.

Lighting Design Lab

Register for classes, get resources and find support for electric building technologies and building decarbonization.

Lighting to Go - Instant Discounts

Selling lighting for commercial projects in the City Light service area? Check for instant discounts.

Lighting to Go - Distributors

Find a participating Lighting to Go partner.

Multifamily Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Program

Bring EV charging to your multifamily housing property with expert help and incentives!

Networked Lighting Controls Toolkit

Combine LEDs, controls, connectivity and data for a system that improves occupant comfort and space utilization.

Nxt Level Lighting

Find lighting training and resources, plus designated qualified lighting experts located in the Northwest.

Pay for Performance

Program that provides incentive payments over time for verified energy savings based on total energy saved.

Project Development Incentive (PDI)

A supplemental incentive designed to offset administrative costs of participating in efficiency programs.

Renewable Energy Credits

Purchase one-time or long term renewable energy credits through our voluntary renewable program - Green Up.

Renewable Plus

100% renewable energy option for large commercial and industrial businesses.

Rotary-Screw Air Compressor with Variable Speed Drive

Save money by replacing standard rotary-screw air compressors with compressors that have variable speed drive.

Smart Buildings Center

Tools, training, and events to help promote energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

Solar Programs for Businesses

Find tools and resources to install solar and receive kWh credits on your bill.

Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Sustainable Energy Trust Loans provides low-interest loans for energy-efficiency or renewable energy projects.

Tax Incentives

The tax deductions available for improving the energy efficiency of commercial buildings.

Trade Ally Network NW

A centralized resource that offers expertise to help you recommend energy efficiency technology to customers.

Virtual Energy Audit

Get help to find potential energy savings. Available to businesses with service rates up to 250 kW.

Contact Us

We can help you better understand and navigate your energy options.

City Light

Dawn Lindell, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.