Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program (Washington)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Washington

Name Cowlitz County PUD - Residential Weatherization Plus Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Windows
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Site-Built Home

Attic Insulation, existing below R-19: $0.70/sq. ft.
Attic Insulation, existing R-19 or above: $0.40/sq. ft.
Floor Insulation: $0.40/sq. ft.
Wall Insulation (blown in): $0.70/sq. ft.
Knee Wall Insulation (batts): $0.25/sq. ft.
Replacement Windows: $6.00/sq. ft.

Manufactured or Mobile Home
Attic Insulation, existing below R-30: $0.20/sq. ft.
Floor Insulation: $0.20/sq. ft.
Replacement Windows: $6.00/sq. ft.

Low-Income Residents
Replacement Windows (owner-occupied): up to $20.00/sq. ft.
Replacement Windows (tenant-occupied): $15.00/sq. ft.

Program Administrator Cowlitz County Public Utility District
Date added to DSIRE 2007-08-10
Last DSIRE Review 2012-05-01
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Cowlitz County PUD offers an incentive to residential customers who weatherize their homes. Eligible residences can be either site-built or manufactured homes, but must have a permanently installed electric heating system. Homes that rely primarily on oil, gas or wood heat systems, but also have permanently installed electric heat systems, may qualify in certain situations. An energy analyst certified by Cowlitz PUD must conduct an energy audit of eligible homes prior to the installation of weatherization improvements in order for the customer to qualify for rebates.

Once eligibility of the residence has been determined, and fund availability is confirmed, homeowners must contact approved contractors from which the homeowner may schedule bid appointments. Once the homeowner has obtained bids, they may call the PUD Conservation Department at (360) 577-7514 to schedule a bid-review appointment. A minimum of two bids are required. A customer service advisor will review the owner's chosen bid to determine the PUD's financial contribution and the owner's exact cost. Visit the program website for contact Cowlitz County PUD for more information.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Conservation Department
Department Cowlitz County Public Utility District
Division Conservation Department
Address P.O. Box 3007
Address 2 961 12th Avenue
Place Longview, Washington
Zip/Postal Code 98632
Phone (360) 577-7514
Phone 2 (800) 631-1131


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"