To be eligible for PSE’s windows rebate:
- You must be a current PSE residential electric or PSE natural gas customer.
- You must use PSE electricity or PSE natural gas as the primary source of your home’s space heating.
- You must note the primary heating system and fuel type on the application.
- Windows must be installed within the conditioned living areas of the home at the time of submission.
- These rebates are only available on new, qualifying equipment.
- Your windows must be installed on or after Jan. 1, 2016.
- These rebates do not apply to new construction, additions that expand your home’s square and/or cubic footage, or installations in unheated areas of the home.
Incentives for home with existing single-pane windows
ENERGY STAR® windows with U-factor of .30 or lower
Note: Only homes with existing single-pane windows qualify for the ENERGY STAR® window incentive. The ENERGY STAR® window incentive does not apply to homes with existing double-pane windows. Home with existing double-pane windows may be eligible for the low-e storm window incentive. See below.
- You must have existing single-pane, wood or metal-framed windows or patio doors to qualify for this incentive.
- The high-efficiency windows or doors must be installed to replace the existing single-pane, wood or metal-framed windows.
- The installed windows or patio doors must meet the requirements listed below:
- Prime windows must have an NFRC rated U-factor of .30 or lower.
- Patio doors must have an NFRC rated U-factor of .35 or lower.
- Window count is determined by the fenestration (opening) of the replaced windows. $50 per window, eligible up to $750 maximum.
Incentives for homes with existing double-pane windows
High performance low-e storm windows
Note: Homes with existing double-pane windows do not qualify for the ENERGY STAR® window incentive. A low-e storm window is typically a casing of single-pane glass with special coatings on it, installed over your existing windows, offering a low-cost alternative to window replacement.
- You must have existing double-pane metal-framed windows.
- The high-efficiency low-e storm windows must be installed over the existing double-pane windows.
- The low-e storm window must meet the efficiency requirements below:
- Storm windows must use glazing materials with an emissivity less than or equal to 0.22 and a solar transmittance greater than 0.55.
- Storm windows must be of the same opening type as the existing prime window.
- Storm windows shall be permanently installed.
- Storm windows shall be oriented with the low-e coating facing the permanently affixed prime window.
- For installations with metal-framed prime windows the storm window’s frame shall not be in direct contact with the prime window frame.