2020 energy vision

California has set an ambitious goal:

Reduce home energy use by 40 percent by 2020.

  • More than $116 million is available to help Californians make improvements to their homes.
  • Through Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade, local utilities are offering cash-back incentives.
  • Receive incentives of up to $6,500 on your next Energy Upgrade California home improvement project to help offset the cost of energy upgrades.

Energy Efficiency Benefits You

  • Save energy and possibly lower your bills.
  • Make your home more comfortable in all seasons.
  • Improve the air quality inside your home for healthier and safer indoor environment.
  • Improve your home’s durability.
  • Conserve resources and reduce greenhouse gases.
  • Put utility incentives to work for you!

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Home Upgrade:

Quick, Easy Ways to Boost Energy Efficiency

Incentives from $300 to $2,500

Complete one or more base improvements:

  • Duct sealing
  • Duct replacement
  • Whole building air sealing
  • Attic insulation and air sealing

Enjoy even grater comfort and energy efficiency:

  • Choose additional upgrades to your home’s insulation.
  • Upgrade your air conditioning system or furnace.
  • Replace an aging gas or electric water heater.

Advance Home Upgrade:

Tailored for Savings

Receive incentives of up to $6,500* on your next Energy Upgrade California home improvement project.

Complete one or more base improvements:

  • A Participating Contractor will perform a home energy assesment to hlp you identify energy efficiency improvements customized for your home.
  • Participating Contractors have extensive training in building science, combustion safety and energy modeling through the Building Performance Institute. Your contractor will use special software and testing tools to model your home and calculate your projected energy savings.
  • Your contractor will help you select a customized package of improvements to maximize comfort and energy efficiency in your home.

Three Easy Steps to Savings and Comfort

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