Energy-Efficient Hotels & Motels

Hotel and motel energy efficiency incentives

It’s all about guest satisfaction.

Enhance your guests’ comfort and experience while reducing your operating costs and maintenance with new, energy-efficient equipment.

Energy use might not seem like a big expense here in Chelan County, but it’s one of your greatest sources of potential savings on overhead. Let us help pay for your upgrades.

 

What's in It for Me?

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Improve your guest experience

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PUD pays up to 100% of your project costs for better equipment

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Highlight your environmental stewardship to guests

 

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What Can Chelan PUD Help Me Pay For?

Learn about the top ways that your hotel or motel can save money on better equipment with incentives from Chelan PUD.

 

We're always adding ways for our customers to save money on their electric bills and to improve Chelan County buildings. Sign up for email updates on our incentive programs for your hotel or motel. Don't miss a chance to save on new equipment and upgrades!

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Lighting Solutions

Enhance the aesthetics of your space with high-efficiency lighting fixtures and controls. LEDs are available in nearly every tone and hue, making it easy to find the perfect illumination for your application—whether you need romantic lighting in a guest suite or safety lighting in your parking lot.

About a quarter of your electricity bill is spent on lighting. Long lasting and shatter resistant, LEDs reduce your ongoing maintenance and replacement costs and lower your energy bills for years, both on lighting and cooling costs.

Learn more

Get started today by talking with your lighting contractor or contact Scott Stanford, our commercial energy advisor.

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Ongoing Savings: Moderate to high
Save up to 90% on lighting and maintenance costs for 10+ years

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Upfront Investment: Low to moderate
Chelan PUD pays up to 75% of your project costs. Remaining project costs are eligible for EnergySmart financing

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Project Effort: Low to moderate
Projects range from quick and easy upgrades to involved relighting

 

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Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Solutions

For optimal guest comfort, have new HVAC equipment installed in your hotel. Noisy or ineffective heating or cooling can ruin the experience of your guests. Let us pay for your upgrades.

Chelan PUD pays up to 100% of the cost of efficient equipment. These whole-building and room-by-room solutions also lower your operation and maintenance costs:

Get started today by talking with your HVAC contractor or contact Scott Stanford, our commercial energy advisor.

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Ongoing Savings: High
Save up to 50% on heating and cooling costs for 20+ years

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Upfront Investment: Low to free!
Chelan PUD pays up to 100% of your project costs. Any remaining project costs are eligible for EnergySmart financing

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Project Effort: Low to moderate
Projects range from quick switches to involved redesigns

 

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High-Efficiency Windows

Whether you want to highlight stunning views or strategically block street noise, windows make a big impact on how guests experience their stay. Let us help improve the aesthetics of your hotel with new windows.

Chelan PUD pays up to 100% of the cost of high-efficiency windows, saving you money now and for years to come on lower energy costs. New windows also block UV rays that prematurely fade your furnishings.

Learn more

Get started today by talking with your window contractor or contact Scott Stanford, our commercial energy advisor.

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Ongoing Savings: Moderate
Save 10% to 40% on heating and cooling costs for 20+ years

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Upfront Investment: Moderate to high
Chelan PUD pays up to 100% of your project costs, which vary significantly by the windows you choose. Any remaining project costs are eligible for EnergySmart financing

effort: 3/3 involved

Project Effort: Moderate to high
Projects range from straightforward replacements to full redesigns

 

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Insulation

Reduce drafts and operating costs by increasing the insulation in your hotel. Chelan PUD will pay for up to 100% of your project costs.

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Custom Projects

Have another way to save energy in your hotel? We can help pay for projects that save electricity.

Contact Scott Stanford, Chelan PUD commercial energy advisor, about your project idea, and we'll see what we can fund.

 

Scott Stanford, Chelan PUD commercial energy advisor

Hi, I'm Scott.

Questions? Talk with Scott Stanford, Chelan PUD commercial energy advisor. Call (509) 661-4187 or email scott.stanford@chelanpud.org.

 

We're always adding new ways to help you save money on your electricity bills and improve your buildings. Sign up for email updates on our money-saving programs for your hotel or motel, so you don't miss a chance to save on new equipment or upgrades.

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