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Climate Action Plan at Great City Brownbag this Thursday!

Staff from the Office of Sustainability & Environment will lead a discussion on the Seattle Climate Action Plan at the next Great City brownbag this Thursday, November 10 at noon. The Seattle Climate Action Plan will lay out a roadmap for how Seattle can become a carbon neutral city by… [ Keep reading ]

How do YOU think we should tackle climate change?

On October 3, the City Council unanimously passed a resolution that put Seattle on a path toward reducing our net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by the year 2050. Seattle is one of a handful of cities in the world to formally adopt carbon neutrality as a goal. The Office… [ Keep reading ]

Open House 10/17 on Energy Benchmarking & Reporting

Commercial and multi-family building owners – energy costs got you down? Join program staff from the Department of Planning and Development on October 17th  to learn more about the Seattle Building Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance and find out how to take a bite out of your energy bills. You’ll… [ Keep reading ]

New Incentives For Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Great incentives this fall make it even easier to upgrade your home and save energy this winter! Up to $1,000 (in addition to existing incentives) for homeowners who sign up for the program before Thanksgiving. Fall Bonus: $500 off the cost of an energy upgrade  Loan Fee Waiver: Waive $400 loan… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Adopts Carbon Neutral Goal, launches Climate Action Plan process

On Monday, October 3, the City Council adopted Resolution 31312, putting the City on a path toward reducing Seattle’s net green house gas emissions level to zero by 2050. The resolution also serves to launch the Climate Action Plan update. As part of the planning process, the Office of Sustainability… [ Keep reading ]

Better business energy-efficiency incentives from Seattle City Light!

Seattle City Light has increased the incentives it offers businesses to install energy efficient lighting and equipment through the rest of the year. Medium and large businesses can save up to an additional 15 percent on most measures for new commercial projects. Small businesses can now earn rebates on 80… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Energy Benchmarking & Reporting Webinar

Thursday, September 22, 11:00 – 12:30 PM Pacific Time The EPA and The City of Seattle offer this FREE webinar training session to demonstrate how to benchmark a building’s energy performance using Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager. Instruction will include how to request Automated Benchmarking Services from local utility providers, Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Public Library hosts ‘Urban Self-Reliance” workshops

The Seattle Public Library will host 17 workshops as part of the “Urban Self-Reliance” series in September and October at several Library locations. Learn how to live a more practical, sustainable life by growing and preserving your own food, using a bike as a healthy and economical means of transportation… [ Keep reading ]

SPU asking for customer feedback

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is reaching out to the public to ask their thoughts on on plans to reduce waste and improve recycling, food and yard waste composting, and other solid waste services. How we manage our waste (both individually and on a municipal level) is a critical component to… [ Keep reading ]

District Energy: Seattle’s Opportunities

Imagine a central energy plant that heats and cools multiple buildings – that’s district energy at its most basic. It’s an important strategy for increasing energy efficiency in Seattle and reaching our climate protection goals. It’s also complex and requires advance planning to identify the best opportunities in Seattle for… [ Keep reading ]