Friday, September 16, 2011

San Mateo County Energy Upgrade Incentives

This from Assemblymember Jerry Hill's Newsletter.

Great new incentives for homeowners to upgrade their homes' energy efficiency - The "low hanging fruit" we all should do.


Energy Upgrade California

Federal, state and local governments are teaming up with utilities to offer rebates on energy efficiency improvements on your home. San Mateo County homeowners are now eligible to receive up to $8,000 in rebates.

Advanced Upgrade Matching Incentive:
The County of San Mateo offers a rebate match of up to $4,000 for homeowners on top of utility rebates up to $4,000. Contact a Participating Contractor for a home energy assessment to get started.

Basic Upgrade Matching Incentive:
Double your rebate up to $2,000! The County of San Mateo offers a rebate match of up to $1,000 for homeowners who complete a Basic Upgrade Package that includes air sealing, attic insulation, duct sealing, insulation of hot water pipes, and low-flow shower heads. No energy assessment is required. Contact a Participating Contractor to get started.

Incentives from the County of San Mateo will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis while funding lasts.

Eligible California homeowners can also access up to $25,000 for energy-saving projects like insulation, heating and cooling systems, and solar panels through a partnership with the Department of Energy and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Click here to learn more.