Energy-Efficiency Third-Party Programs
The following energy-efficiency third-party programs are approved by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and are administered by SoCalGas®. Contractors were selected through a competitive bid process to implement the program under a contract awarded by SoCalGas.
|On-Premise Ozone Laundry (OPOL) Program||
This program delivers energy savings by installing ozone laundry systems for small- to medium-sized hotels, fitness centers, and health centers (including nursing homes, convalescent homes, hospices, and hospitals) with 250 or fewer rooms. In addition to offering a rebate per pound of washer capacity, the OPOL also features:
Blackstone Research Solutions, Inc.
|Energy Advantage Program for Small Business (EAP)||
The EAP partners with the SBA504 Loan Program to identify opportunities to offer technical assistance, financial analysis, and rebate and incentives support to small and medium business (SMB) owners who are already financing capital projects for their facilities. Once referred, the EAP staff will work with the borrower to:
|Instant Rebates! Point of Sale Food Service Program||
The Instant Rebates! program provides non-residential customers with point-of-sale rebates for qualifying commercial kitchen equipment. Getting rebates for qualifying commercial equipment has never been easier. Call Energy Solutions to identify a participating vendor and enjoy a hassle-free rebate at the register when you purchase.
ContractorInstant Rebates! Support
|Program for Resource Efficiency in Private and Public Schools (PREPPS)||
This program is to help eligible private preschool, K–12 schools, colleges and universities, and trade and technical schools or public K-12 school customers, to reduce energy use and energy costs. Program activities and services will include customer screening, comprehensive energy audit reports, rebates, bonuses and installation support services.
|Small Industrial Facility Upgrades||
The program is for small industrial customers to deliver custom and deemed natural gas savings. Program offerings include, but are not limited to, improvements for heat recovery, process equipment replacement and equipment modernization, furnace and oven improvements, excess air reduction, on-site audits to identify energy savings opportunities and design assistance to help customers understand the best ways to achieve energy savings.
Contact: Laura Cummings
This program provides access to leaders in sustainability that coach small and mid-sized business customers to help them improve profitability, operational efficiency and employee/community engagement by adopting comprehensive sustainability practices.
Outcomes may include improved energy, resource and operational efficiency, increased profit, enhanced employee/stakeholder engagement, risk mitigation and demonstrated community leadership.
REV (formerly True Market Solutions)
Contact: Ann O'Neill
The Connect Program is an innovative energy efficiency commercial outreach and improvement program aimed at overcoming energy efficiency adoption barriers by providing analysis, business case development and incentive services to key stakeholders in the commercial real estate market.
The program focuses on the deployment of natural gas energy conservation measures in office, retail, healthcare, mixed-use and light industrial spaces within SoCalGas territory.
Waypoint Building Group, Inc.
Contact: Daniel Handal
Residential and Business Outreach Energy-Efficiency Programs
|LivingWise® School Program||
This program combines classroom learning and home retrofit/audit projects completed by sixth grade students and their parents. It provides a LivingWise Activity Kit for each customer.
|HERS Advanced Rater Training Program||
This program will provide advanced training and education delivered both in the classroom and online. Training is for currently certified HERS raters, energy analysts, and others involved in new and retrofit residential construction. Attendees will be trained with the goals of quality installation and maximizing energy savings in their projects. Training will cover new technology, new codes and standards, installation and testing techniques, and design approaches to ensure they are properly and consistently modeled, installed and verified.
|Community Language Efficiency Outreach (CLEO) Program||
This program promotes SoCalGas energy-efficiency programs and provides education and training to customers in our service territory who speak Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Spanish as their first language. The program will also address the needs of the African American community. Offerings include interactive workshops and community booths, as well as low-cost and no-cost recommendations for improving energy efficiency.
|PACE Energy-Savings Project||
This program promotes energy-efficiency programs in the SoCalGas service area. The primary focus is to target residential and small business customers belonging to the Chinese, Korean, Hispanic, Filipino and Vietnamese communities.
New Technology Energy-Efficiency Programs
|California Sustainability Alliance
The California Sustainability Alliance (www.sustainca.org*) is a cross-cutting market transformation, marketing and outreach program. It is designed to increase and accelerate adoption of energy efficiency by packaging it with complementary "sustainability" measures such as energy and water use efficiency, renewable energy, smart transit-oriented development, waste management and transportation management. The ultimate goal of the program is market transformation leading to resource acquisition.
|Portfolio of the Future Program||
This program is designed to identify the market commercialization of emerging technologies that can improve energy efficiency and reduce reliance on natural gas supplies in the Southern California market at an accelerated pace.
|On-Demand Efficiency Program for Campus Housing (Demand Controls for Central Domestic Water Heaters)
||This program addresses a method of decreasing the natural gas consumption of central domestic hot water (CDHW) systems with recirculation loops in existing campus housing units by installing demand controls on hot water re-circulation systems.|
Programs are administered under a contract awarded by SoCalGas. Programs are funded by California utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). California customers are not obligated to purchase any products or services offered by these programs. The trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.