Rebates & Incentives

There are numerous ways to save money on appliances and home improvements that save energy.  Specific programs change frequently, so be sure to check with your utility providers and the link below before making an appliance purchase or initiating a home improvement.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Federal Tax Credits

The Federal Recovery Act offers tax breaks for home improvements and automobiles

State Rebates

Purchase an eligible ENERGY STAR appliance, such as a refrigerator, dishwasher or washing machine and earn a cash rebate. Washington state residential consumers are eligible. Check DSIRE™, the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

Utility Programs & Rebates

Puget Sound Energy customers can receive rebates & incentives.

Seattle City Light will help replace your electric resistance heat with a ductless heat pump.

WashWise Clothes Washer Rebate program

Rebates and discounts on washers, toilets, and sprinkler systems for residents of Seattle and several King County cities

Seattle City Light Home Energy Audit

Puget Sound Energy customers can get information on energy efficiency programs and promotions from PSE Energy Advisors.



Puget Sound Energy’s HomePrint is a comprehensive, in-home, evaluation of your everyday energy use.

Low-Income Weatherization

Seattle homeowners and rental property owners can get free weatherization services if they meet income qualifications

Energy Production Incentive

If you generate electricity from solar power, wind power or anaerobic digesters, you may qualify for production incentives of $0.12 to $0.54 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), capped at $5,000 per year for individuals, businesses, and local governments.

Resources for more information

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Washington State University Energy Extension Program

King County Eco-Cool Remodel Tool

Compare Heating Fuel Costs

City of Seattle Green Home Remodel Guide series

City of Seattle Do It Yourself Energy Audit Guide

Energy Calculators

Use these, to estimate your energy and cost savings by using energy-efficient products.

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Track Your Project

Make a green home improvement to-do list and track your progress.

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Idea Gallery

Browse and submit photos organized by rooms.

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Weekly Survey

What percentage of central heating thermostats are programmable?

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