PSE COVID-19 Response

As a provider of an essential service, we are working to ensure we are here for our customers, our community and our employees as coronavirus impacts the region.

We know some of our business and residential customers might be worried about paying their bills. Here are measurable actions we’ve taken on behalf of our customers:

  • PSE will not be disconnecting customers for non-payment during this time.
  • During Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” order, PSE will only respond to emergency and make-safe situations which require restoration of power or natural gas such as: outages, natural gas leaks/odors, and low-hanging wire. We will also be working to support the essential facilities and services as listed in Governor Inslee’s critical infrastructure throughout our community.
  • PSE will work with our customers on options such as payment plans and choosing a new bill due date.
  • PSE has an energy assistance portal to facilitate access to funds available to income qualified customers.
  • PSE is requiring our employees to maintain social distancing while working in the field. We encourage our customers to do the same when engaging with our employees.

PSE Covid-19 Response
 

Commercial Lodging efficiency program

Improve the efficiency of your hotel or motel

PSE’s lodging efficiency program provides comprehensive, no-cost energy assessments for eligible customers. It also facilitates the installation of proven energy-saving measures, including lighting, water heating and HVAC. In addition, the lodging efficiency program can help increase your facility’s efficiency by coordinating with other PSE-funded programs to create a more comprehensive list of energy-saving actions.


What you get*

PSE offers easy ways to directly improve your lodging facility and increase savings. Here’s a list of the program’s features:

  • No-cost comprehensive assessment and energy savings project identification and savings calculations, including return-on-investment.  
  • Installation of no-cost LED lighting and water-saving measures.
  • Proposal including additional energy efficiency upgrade opportunities, if eligible.
  • Reduced energy use and savings on your bill.
  • An improved environment for your guests and employees.

Eligible lodging owners may be able to take advantage of these simple energy upgrades:

  • LED lighting: Fixture upgrades, exterior lighting, exit and open signs.
  • Occupancy sensors: Sensor controls that turn off lighting when a space is unoccupied.
  • Water savers: Low-flow faucet aerators, pre-rinse spray heads and showerheads
  • HVAC: Programmable thermostats, packaged terminal heat pump replacement, equipment assessments and referrals.

*Subject to eligibility and availability


Custom energy efficiency opportunities**

We also offer incentives for choosing energy-efficient steps that aren’t covered under our direct install program.

  • Replacing old, less efficient with new, higher efficiency equipment, including:
    • Improving efficiency of processes, new energy management systems.
    • Humidification, custom lighting, heating and cooling efficiency.
    • Boiler replacements, controls and heat recovery, laundry ozone.
    • Pump and fan replacements, kitchen equipment and hood ventilation controls, water-flow controls.
  • Eligible upgrades and incentive amounts are consistent with those listed on the Retrofit Grants page.

How to qualify

This program is available to PSE gas and electric commercial customers who own or operate small- to medium-sized lodging establishments (up to 150 rooms) within PSE’s service territory. For more information about eligibility and upcoming community events, email lodging@pse.com.


**Dependent on an in-depth energy analysis study that focuses on major energy conservation improvements. Referrals available.



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Have questions about PSE's green options, including energy efficiency tips and rebates, contractor referrals, electric cars and renewable energy options? We're here to help.

Call us at 1-800-562-1482, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or contact us below.



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