Energy Upgrade California’s Bay Area Multifamily Building Enhancements offers cash rebates and no-cost energy consulting for multifamily properties that undertake energy and water upgrades. The program assists in planning energy saving improvements designed to save 15% or more of a building’s energy and water usage and provides $750 per unit in rebates to help pay for the upgrade.
You’ve found the right place to increase the comfort, health and energy efficiency of your home. BayREN Home+ offers cash rebates for your home improvements, plus certified contractors and support every step of the way.
The Bay Area Regional Network (BayREN) provides regional-scale energy efficiency programs and services to reduce carbon emissions and promote healthy, energy-efficient buildings and homes.
BayREN Home+ is implemented by local county governments and available to homeowners and renters in nine counties:
The Affordable Multifamily Financing program targets multifamily properties where at least 50% of the units are income restricted.
Like all of the programs highlighted on GoGreen Financing, the Affordable Multifamily Financing program is designed to encourage growth in private market lending and features a credit enhancement to help financing entities mitigate risk. It is designed to leverage and complement existing state and utility efforts to encourage affordable multifamily properties to install energy efficiency retrofits.
The Small Business Financing (SBF) program offers affordable options to help California businesses shrink their energy bills and carbon footprints.
Administered by the State of California with support from the state’s investor-owned utilities, the SBF program is a flexible way to upgrade your business and save.
The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program funds affordable housing and mixed-use developments and transportation improvements, including transit and active transportation infrastructure and programs.
The California Energy Commission’s Energy Conservation Assistance Act (ECAA) program provides 1 percent interest loans to cities, counties, special districts, public colleges and universities, public care institutions, and public hospitals. Loans finance energy efficiency and energy generation projects. The maximum loan is $3 million.
Owners of any residential property are eligible for the REEL program, as are renters at the discretion of the lender and with the property owner’s permission. Customers may upgrade a single-family home, townhome, condo, duplex, triplex, fourplex or manufactured home. And, with REEL, renovations for up to four units can be bundled into the same loan.
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Multi-Family Residential building owners, property managers, and tenants in San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) territory are eligible for energy efficiency rebates and incentives. The types of upgrades include attic insulation, water-saving upgrades, energy-efficient lighting, and cooling and heating duct sealing. To get more information about the specifics of the various programs call the number offered on the website provided.
The Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) Home Energy Efficiency Rebate Program offers cash rebates on qualifying energy-efficiency upgrades or improvements made to single family homes, multi-family apartments, or attached residential units (maximum of four). Prescriptive rebates are available for qualifying Energy Star dishwashers, clothes washers and water heaters. These appliance rebates can be redeemed at the point of sale through participating retailers.If the equipment is bought at a non-participating retailer, mail-in rebates are available.