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Direct Install FAQs

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Yes! This program is provided by Seattle City Light at absolutely no cost to you or your building.

No, just submit the online “sign me up” form and we will work with your property manager.

No. Trained technicians need to select the proper bulb for each location and note what was installed.

All of our technicians have undergone background checks, drug screening, and carry City of Seattle issued identification.

Technicians will replace all qualifying incandescent, halogen and compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs. Some specialty lamps may not be compatible.

The technicians will leave behind your old bulbs in case you’re unhappy with any of your new ones.

Never throw burned-out CFL bulbs in the trash. Search for nearby recycling locations at If a CFL bulb breaks, air out the room and follow the guidelines found at

No. We will leave these items behind for you or your building’s maintenance team to install.