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The Seattle 2030 Districts helps buildings meet the Washington State Clean Buildings Performance Standard as well as the new Seattle Energy Code. We help baseline their electricity and emissions through comprehensive building reports. We work with the City of Seattle and King County to help building owners and managers understand utility incentives and financing mechanisms that make energy efficiency improvements possible.

If you own or operate a commercial building or industrial plant, Seattle City Light offers innovative energy efficiency programs that can help reduce your operational costs. Explore the Seattle City Light website to learn more about these incredible opportunities.

Lighting Design Lab is a center of innovation helping Seattle City Light and northwest utilities effectively engage with the regional design and construction communities. With core funding from Seattle City Light and support from a public-private partnership, LDL is a hub for regional collaboration, supporting market deployment of emerging technologies.

A program of King County, Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy + Resiliency (C-PACER) is an innovative financing mechanism to help commercial, industrial, agricultural, and multi-family buildings become more efficient  and resilient .

The Washington State energy building performance standard Early Adopter Incentive program began July 1, 2021 and applies to non-residential, hotel, motel and dormitory buildings greater than 50,000 sq. ft. An eligible building owner that demonstrates early compliance with the Clean Buildings Standard may receive a one-time base incentive payment of $.85 per gross square foot of floor area, excluding parking, unconditioned, or semi-conditioned spaces. Incentive funds are limited to $75 million.

The Smart Buildings Center seeks to establish thought leadership for smart technologies and practices within the built environment, and pursues its objective through the following pillars of activity: delivering training programs to educate the building workforce of the future; enabling industry leading demonstration projects; and connecting the industry through hosting and participating in smart buildings events.

2030 Districts Network