Tag Archives: Home Upgrade

Program update announcement

New Comfortable Home Rebates Program

By now, you’ve probably heard that the AC Quality Care and Advanced Home Upgrade Programs have been combined into a new Program: Comfortable Home Rebates. While nothing changed for contractors and customers during the transition, there are some important updates coming. Please be sure to check your email for updates or check our ACQC or […]

Program update announcement

SoCalGas Sunsetting Advanced Home Upgrade

This is to notify you that SoCalGas will sunset their participation in Advanced Home Upgrade on December 5, 2019. Below is some important information related to SoCalGas’s program sunset if your customers have PG&E electric and SCG gas service. Customers will still be able to participate in Advanced Home Upgrade on the electric fuel side. […]

New Portal Live; Job Submission Videos Available

In order to help you navigate the new portal, we’ll be posting tutorials walking you through the submission process. The 2019 Job Submission Guide is available as a resource in the Document Library under Submitting Jobs. Your account manager will also be scheduling time to go through the new portal and answer any questions you […]

New Incentive Structure April 1, 2019

A Home Upgrade Program Change and Relaunch What will happen: The incentives offered by the Home Upgrade Program will change to a measure-based system that will not involve software modeling. Incentive amounts will depend on CEC Climate Zone. When it will happen:April 1, 2019. Last day to approve Pre-Install applications under the existing incentive structure […]

Raters are Becoming… “Independent Building Analysts”

A change to the Participating Rater Pathway What will happen:The Participating Raters pathway will have a new name: “Participating Independent Building Analysts” When it will happen:When the new portal rolls out, estimated for the end of February or March. What is the new criteria for this participation pathway? What role does an “Independent Building Analyst” […]

Completed Costs in Projects

Many of you have noticed that we’re asking for tighter reporting in the “Completed Costs” field when submitting jobs. Before inputting the total “Completed Cost” within the Portal, ensure that you only include the total costs for measures that can be claimed for an incentive within the Advanced Home Upgrade Program. Refer to the Participant […]

Advanced Home Upgrade Program Redesign Meeting

On September 20-21, we held two Advanced Home Upgrade Redesign Forums to unveil some changes to the program and discuss them with our participating contractors. Here are the recordings of those events: Oakland 9/20/18: Stockton 9/21/18: Here are some of the slides presented at the forum for reference. AHUP Redesign Deck: AHUP Redesign Slides High […]