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Small and medium-sized businesses like yours require solutions that will lead your business to thrive. Our team of specialists can answer questions about your account and help you find solutions optimized for your business, all with the added benefit of knowing that your business is being powered by affordable, clean electricity with a net-zero impact.

Extra Help for Businesses

Our dedicated team of Business Customer Service Advisors provides tailored attention to small and medium businesses, just like yours. We understand that trying to navigate all aspects of your utility account can be daunting for owners and managers with limited time and resources.

Whether you have questions about your account, need help setting up a payment arrangement, understanding your bill, or navigating Seattle City Light programs, an Advisor can serve as your single point of contact to ensure you achieve your goals.

Call us at (206) 256-5200 or connect online with a Business Customer Service Advisor to get started today!

Energy Solutions for Small-Midsized Businesses

City Light can help you plan for energy-efficiency projects that can save your business energy and money for years to come. Learn more about our professional services and financial incentives for energy efficiency upgrades.

Connect with an Energy Advisor to get started today!

Schedule a virtual energy audit with one of our energy experts. An audit will help you identify where your business uses the most energy and how to use it more efficiently.

Available to commercial customers on the small or medium general service rate up to 250 kW, excluding multifamily buildings and national franchises and chains.

Connect with an Energy Advisor or call (206) 684-3800 to get started today!

We have partnered with distributors to offer instant discounts for qualified lighting, heating, and cooling solutions.

Lighting to Go

Our Lighting to Go program offers instant discounts on qualified commercial LED products to help your business enjoy energy savings and high-quality lighting for years to come.

Review our Lighting to Go factsheet to find eligible products and discounts and visit one of our participating distributors to purchase your discounted commercial lighting.

Heating and Cooling Equipment

Contractors can receive instant discounts on qualified heat pumps under 5.4 tons, heat pump water heaters less than 120 gallons, and small ECM circulator pumps.

Review program details and have your contractor contact a participating distributor to purchase discounted equipment on your behalf.

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

An energy-efficient ultra-low temperature freezer can save your laboratory as much as $2,000 per year. Work with your contractor or distributor to learn more about point-of-purchase discounts funded by City Light.

Visit the U.S. Department of Energy to learn more.

We offer easy and quick rebates to help reduce the cost of energy efficiency projects. These simple rebates do not require pre-approval however, be sure to carefully review eligibility requirements, and rebate applications must be received within 90 days of purchase.

View all Simple Rebate Offers

Advanced Rooftop Controls

Adding advanced rooftop controls to constant speed packaged rooftop units can save up to 60% on your fan energy cost and provide improved comfort, better indoor air quality, and web-based energy monitoring and management.

Visit Trade Ally Network Northwest to learn more.

Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Energy-efficient ENERGY STAR electric ovens, ice makers, and other commercial kitchen equipment can lower the amount of energy you use and save you money.

Review our Commercial Kitchen Equipment factsheet for more information.

Connected Thermostats

Connected thermostats more accurately match your heating and cooling equipment operation with your building schedule and help you program and control schedules remotely via the internet.

Review our Connected Thermostats factsheet for more information.

Connected Thermostat Bonus Rebate Programming Worksheet

Commercial building retrofits of lighting fixtures, lighting controls, HVAC controls, variable speed drives, IT server rooms, or refrigeration equipment can provide excellent energy and cost savings. Projects can include multiple energy conservation measures. Multifamily (>4 units) common area is also eligible.

Review our commercial retrofit program requirements and commercial retrofit incentive list.

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Networked Lighting Controls - network lighting controls combine LEDs, controls, connectivity and data for a flexible lighting product that can improve occupant comfort and space utilization. Controls strategies built in to networked lighting controls include occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting, continuous dimming and more. City Light is offering a bonus incentive for networked lighting controls of $50 to $75 per controlled fixture.

Learn more about this technology and why it makes sense for your business lighting needs. Download the Networked Lighting Control Toolkit and check out the Lighting Solutions Playlist from our partners at the Lighting Design Lab and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.

Indoor Horticulture - Indoor horticultural operations are energy intensive. Lighting, HVAC and dehumidification can easily consume up to 40% of a grow facility's operations. Our retrofit incentives will cover up to 70% of eligible lighting and HVAC technology upgrades.

In addition to providing instant discounts and direct rebates and incentives, we partner with regional organizations to deliver assistance and services to help you achieve your clean energy and sustainability goals.


EnviroStars is a one-stop-shop for Washington businesses to access assistance and gain recognition for being green. Your business may be eligible to receive free technical assistance, connect with rebates and resources, and follow a clear path to sustainability. The program's Green Business Directory helps customers, employees and the local community feel good about doing business with organizations committed to environmental excellence. 

Learn more and get started toward becoming an EnviroStar today.

While we do not provide contractor recommendations or endorsements, we do recommend that you get a minimum of three bids and always check references. Here are a few resources to help you find a contractor for your project:

Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters

HVAC and Lighting

Building Envelope

City Light

Mike Haynes, Interim 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.