Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade offers rebates of up to $5,500* when homeowners make energy-saving improvements. The program rewards a comprehensive, whole-home approach, which includes improvements such as heating, air-conditioning, and water heating. This makes homes more comfortable while lowering utility bills.
As a Participating Contractor or Rater, you’ll work with homeowners to determine which improvements are best for their homes, perform the jobs, and help them qualify for rebates.
* This rebate may be eligible for a higher incentive for significant energy savings.
How It Works
How You Benefit
Please note: In 2018 the “Home Upgrade” pathway will be discontinued, and the Advanced Home Upgrade pathway will continue on as the program’s primary offering. Learn More >
|Home Upgrade||Advanced Home Upgrade|
|Rebate Amount||Up to $2,500||Up to $5,500|
|Scope of Work||Install 3 or more upgrades. View Details >||Larger, more customized jobs; rebate based on % energy savings. View Details >|
|Best for Homeowners||Who want a quick, lower-cost solution.||Who want the most energy savings and highest rebate.|
|B or C license (appropriate to scope of work performed)||B or C license (appropriate to scope of work performed)|
|Training Requirements||Participation Workshop, Home Upgrade Core Training, Advanced Technical Training (for all BPI professionals)||Participation Workshop, Home Upgrade Core Training (recommended), Advanced Technical Training
(for all BPI professionals)
benefits of participating