GreenTown Los Altos

Shrink Your Carbon Footprint Get A Rebate. Yep!


Feb 2019


We’re all about shrinking our collective carbon footprint (we even have an evening event about it which you can register for here) which is why finding these rebates felt like serendipity!

Do you know that there are many sources of FREE Money and FREE Services to help you increase your home’s energy efficiency, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint?

Thanks to crownthecrowd rebates for the following list:

  • US Department of Energy Home Energy Score
    Provides homeowners, buyers, and renters directly comparable and credible information about a home’s energy use. Like miles-per-gallon rating for a car, but energy versus gasoline. There’s a $200 rebate towards Home Energy Score
  • Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN)
    Up to $5000 in rebates for eligible energy efficiency upgrades such as insulation, and high efficiency furnaces and water heaters
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Rebates
    $50 rebate for a smart thermostat that replaces a manually operated thermostat
    $50 rebate for smart thermostat that replaces a programmable thermostat
    $300 rebate for high-efficiency electric pump storage water heater
    Up to $5000 in rebates for energy efficient upgrades that lead ro minimum 10% energy savings
  • California Energy Commission
    Easiest Way to Save on Electric Bill
    No hardware installation or purchases & few lifestyle changes as possible
    Available as an app or on web browser
  • HomeIntel Audit funded by Pacific Gas and Electric
    Services are no cost
    Focuses on reducing energy & utility bills throughout the year through simplest possible steps for each unique home

The following two offers have income caps:

  • Sacred Heart Community Energy Service
    FREE house energy analysis from specialists who assess energy saving opportunities
    FREE energy-efficiency upgrades, including the possibility of big ticket items
  • PGE Energy Savings Assistance Program
    FREE house call from energy specialists to assess energy savings opportunities
    FREE energy-saving upgrades, including the possibility of bit ticket items

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