Commercial SW Washington

Washington Existing Buildings incentive changes effective January 1, 2015

Effective January 1, 2015, Existing Buildings will update and expand incentives for energy-efficiency measures in Washington. Visit the website on January 1, 2015 and attend the Trade Ally Winter Session on February 10, 2015, for more details about the changes below.

New Measures

Insulation measures

  • Attic: R-Value of 19 or less upgraded to at least 38Roof: R-Value of 5 or less upgraded to at least 20

Foodservice equipment measures

  • Gas combination ovens

Multifamily building measures

  • Multifamily steam traps
  • Multifamily domestic tank water heaters
  • Thermostatic radiator valves

Greenhouse measures

  • Infrared greenhouse covers
  • Greenhouse controllers
  • Under-bench heating

Updated measure requirements

  • Attic, wall and roof insulation measures: Building must be under 50,000 square feet to qualify
  • HVAC unit heaters: Minimum 90 percent thermal efficiency condensing units qualify
  • Radiant heaters: Efficiency requirement removed; all other requirements stay the same
  • Tankless water heaters: Office buildings do not qualify

Discontinued measures

  • Ozone laundry