Whole Building and Systems

PG&E - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) offers rebates and other incentives to businesses and non-residential customers to increase their energy efficiency. In addition to covering equipment and other energy efficient improvements, PG&E offers incentives for efficient building design. The Standard Energy Efficiency Rebate Program covers a variety of specified improvements, including:

  • Agricultural Improvements
  • Appliances and General Improvements

City of Palo Alto Utilities - New Construction Commercial Rebate Program

The City of Palo Alto's "Business New Construction Rebate Program" provides financial incentives for commercial, municipal, and school buildings built to the program's energy efficiency standards. To qualify for the new construction incentive, facilities must exceed the efficiency requirement set by Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations by at least 10%. For buildings that are 20% to 30% more efficient than Title 24, electric incentives are provided on a sliding scale (ex: 22.3% above Title 24 = $0.223/kWh saved; 26.4% above Title 24 = $0.264/kWh; etc.).

Anaheim Public Utilities - Commercial & Industrial New Construction Rebate Program

Anaheim Public Utilities (APU) offers commercial, industrial, and institutional customers the New Construction Incentives Program to offset construction and installation costs of energy efficient improvements and equipment. Interested customers must contact APU to set up initial consultation. Working with a design team and builder, APU will contribute rebates for the installation of energy efficient equipment and measures involving lighting, building envelopes, mechanical equipment, and design reviews. Rebates levels are either $400 per kW saved.

Alameda Municipal Power - Commercial New Construction Rebate Program

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) offers the following grant and rebate programs to AMP customers. Projects will only be funded if AMP receives and approves the application and performs a pre-installation inspection before work begins. A post-installation inspection must also be completed by AMP before the customer receives reimbursement.Design Assistance GrantsGrants are available for design assistance which includes analysis, building modeling, and research.Whole Building ApproachRebates are available for proposed buildings that exceed Title 24 by at least 10%.

Riverside Public Utilities - Energy Efficiency Construction Incentive

Riverside Public Utilities' (RPU) Commercial New Construction Incentives are designed to encourage owners/developers to invest in energy efficient designs in new construction, building expansion and major retrofit projects.  Incentives are offered for construction that exceeds California's Title 24 standards or that follows LEED guidelines.  In addition to program specific requirements, Riverside's General Program Guidelines also apply to these programs.

Riverside Public Utilities - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program - Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls

Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) offers a wide variety of rebates to commercial customers who wish to increase the efficiency of eligible facilities. 

The maximum combined incentive for all rebates is $25,000 per customer account per year, with the rebate being no more than 25% of the equipment cost. For rebates under $500, a credit will be applied to the bill. For rebates over $500, a check will be mailed to customer address of record.For more information, including program guidelines and applications, visit the program web site listed above.

Burbank Water & Power - Energy Solutions Business Rebate Program - Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building

Burbank Water and Power offers a rebate to business customers for installing energy efficient equipment in eligible facilities. The rebate is offered for a variety of energy efficient measures and technologies, including retrofits for:

  • lighting 
  • HVAC  
  • central heat pump units 
  • motor replacement 
  • thermal energy storage
  • PC network power management software