Everett, WA — With cooler fall days ahead it’s the ideal time to get your home ready! Snohomish County PUD programs can help you cut energy use, save money and make your home more comfortable. Several conservation programs assist customers with energy-efficiency measures, including:
Low-Interest Loans Customers can get a 2.9% loan to help pay for energy-efficiency improvements such as floor, wall or ceiling insulation, insulated windows and/or heat pump installation. No administrative fee is charged and no appraisal is required. The loan is secured and has a term of up to 10 years with no pre-payment penalty. The program is available to customers with electrically-heated homes. Work must be pre-approved by the PUD.
Weatherization Incentives The PUD offers incentives for energy-saving measures including ceiling, floor, wall and duct insulation, windows, electronic programmable thermostats and heat pumps. The PUD covers 50 percent or more of project costs. The program is available to customers with electrically-heated homes. Work must be pre-approved by the PUD.
Rebates for Efficient Appliances PUD customers can get rebates for various efficient appliances. The PUD offers a $35 rebate for the purchase of a qualifying resource efficient dishwasher, which saves both energy and water. The utility offers a $50 rebate for qualifying energy-efficient refrigerators. Rebate applications must be received within 90 days of purchase. The program is available to all PUD customers. In addition, customers can receive rebates, ranging from $50 to $100, for qualifying resource efficient clothes washers. For information about clothes washer rebates, see www.washwiserebate.com or call 1-866-632-4636.
The PUD also offers incentives for recycling old energy-wasting refrigerators/freezers, discounts on compact fluorescent light bulbs and many other energy-saving tips and resources. For more information, customers can visit www.snopud.com or call the PUD Energy Hotline at 425/783-1700, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.