Advanced Home Upgrade in the Bay Area is available to homeowners who choose the Ultimate Comfort option in addition to the required 4 measures. Other home upgrades are available through the BayREN, this includes Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma counties. If you are in one of these nine counties use the below contact information.
Review the energy efficiency measures available through Advanced Home Upgrade. Incentives available vary based on the California Energy Commission (CEC) Climate Zone.View measures and find your climate zone
To get started in Advanced Home Upgrade, you must work with a contractor participating in the program. Participating contractors and independent building analysts in our database are certified and have been trained to look holistically at your home and identify improvements that will save you the most energy and money.
Receive your rebate check 6-8 weeks after we receive your completed paperwork from your contractor. In addition to the rebate, you should start saving on your energy bill each month.2
If you don't have the money to upgrade your home now, financing may be available.3
Finance up to $50,000 for 15 years at competitive rates through a State of California-administered program available in all counties.Find more information here
Energy upgrade financing of up to $50,000 for 15 years is available in 44 counties across California.Find out how you can benefit
1 Amounts based on California Energy Commission Climate Zone.
2 Savings depend on customer usage, weather, rates and other factors. Savings are not guaranteed.
3 This list is for informational purposes only. It is not an endorsement or recommendation of any lenders or loan programs. This information is not intended to be used as the sole basis for home upgrade decisions. You should do your own research before you decide which lender and loan product is best for you.
The Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade program provides assistance and incentives for home-improvement projects that can reduce energy use and make homes more comfortable. This statewide program is managed locally by utilities and regional energy networks and directed by the California Public Utilities Commission in collaboration with the California Energy Commission. Funding comes from utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Incentives are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are effective until funding is expended or the program is discontinued. Programs may be modified or terminated without prior notice. ©2019 Energy Upgrade California. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.