City of San Francisco - Residential Efficiency Rebates

January 13, 2016


Single family homeowners in San Francisco's PG&E territory can receive Green Home Assessments, providing detailed reports showing energy loss, heat tests, and a list of improvements that will achieve the energy savings goals for San Francisco's Home Improvement & Performance Program.  Improvements through this program might include improving insulation, air & duct sealing, and improved heating and cooling systems. Participating contractors can be located and contacted from the website above.  Contractors will help complete the paperwork to receive the incentives for achieving at least 15% energy efficiency improvements based on "before and after" computer modeling.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Local
Category: Financial Incentive
State: California
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: San Francisco Department of the Environment
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Yes; specific technologies not identified
Incentive Amount: Home Energy Upgrade:
15% energy reduction: $1,500
20% energy reduction: $2,000
25% energy reduction: $2,500
30% energy reduction: $3,000
35% energy reduction: $3,500
40% energy reduction: $4,000
Lower Income Households: Bonus $1,000
Maximum Incentive: $5,000
Installation Requirements: Customers must use a participating contractor


Name: SF Energy Watch
Phone: (415) 355-3769

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.