Energy-Efficient Retail Shops

Retail Shops

It’s all about crafting the perfect buying experience.

Serve your customers better with new equipment and lighting while reducing your overhead expenses and highlighting your commitment to environmental stewardship to customers. Let us help make it happen.

Chelan PUD pays up to 100% for quality lighting and equipment that will reduce your operating and maintenance costs while improving customer comfort and product aesthetics.

 

What's in It for Me?

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Improve the aesthetics of your store and products

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

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Improve your equipment while minimizing your costs

 

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How Do Business Incentives Work?

 

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What Can Chelan PUD Help Me Pay For?

Your retail shop can save more money when installing better equipment with incentives from Chelan PUD.

 

Want updates on our incentive programs for your store? We’re always adding ways for customers to save money on your electric bills and improve Chelan County businesses. Sign up for email updates and don't miss a chance to save on new equipment and upgrades!

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Lighting Solutions

Your retail sales depend on how your goods are displayed. New LED lighting can dramatically improve the look of your products and provides nearly infinite colors and dimming to create the perfect light for your eye-catching displays and throughout your shop.

High-efficiency lighting fixtures use up to 90% less energy—and money—and controls save you money by automatically turning lights off in unoccupied spaces like bathrooms or storerooms. Long lasting and shatter resistant, LEDs reduce your ongoing maintenance and replacement costs and lower your energy bills for years.

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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High-Efficiency Windows

What better light is there than daylight? Install new windows to modernize the look of your store while you lower your energy bills and bring in flattering natural light.

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 and goods.

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

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

 

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Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Solutions

Your largest energy expense comes from heating and cooling. Shops that are too hot, too cold, or stuffy can invisibly deter sales, while still burning a hole in your budget. To reduce overhead costs and improve comfort, consider new HVAC equipment and let us pay for your upgrades.

Chelan PUD pays up to 100% of the cost of energy-efficient equipment. These whole-building and zonal 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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Refrigerated Displays

If you offer ready-to-eat products, consider improving or upgrading your refrigerated cabinets to save you money.

Improve the performance of your existing display cases with a variety of retrofits that reduce your energy bills and maintenance costs, and Chelan PUD will pay up to 100% of your project costs.

Learn more

Learn more about EnergySmart Grocer for refrigerated display retrofit projects or contact Scott Stanford, our commercial energy advisor.

 

We can also help you pay for new equipment, making better equipment cost less than standard models. Save about 30% on operating a new, energy efficient refrigerator.

We’re creating new incentives that can help you pay for new, energy-efficient refrigerated cases. Interested? Sign up for email updates and you’ll be first to hear of these new ways to save on equipment and upgrades!

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Ongoing Savings: Low to moderate
Save on refrigeration and display lighting costs for years

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Upfront Investment: Low to free!
Chelan PUD fully covers costs for EnergySmart Grocer

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

 

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Insulation

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

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Scott Stanford, Chelan PUD commercial energy advisor

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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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