Make your home more energy efficient and you can save on your energy bills with the help of our Home Upgrade program.

Enjoy a More Comfortable and Energy-Efficient Home

Are drafts or air leaks in your home costing you money? Our Home Upgrade program can help make your home more comfortable, improve air quality, help you save energy and possibly lower your energy bills1. Take advantage of the program by making energy-efficient upgrades to your home and receive incentives of up to $6,5003 from SoCalGas®.

Whole-House Approach

The Home Upgrade program takes a comprehensive, “whole-house” approach. By making multiple improvements at the same time, the impact of your energy-efficient upgrades are multiplied.

1. Home Upgrade

Incentives: up to $3,0002

The quickest and easiest way to make your home more energy-efficient is to begin with basic upgrades that focus on the outer shell of your home, which can potentially improve the air quality inside your home for a healthier and safer indoor environment.

Choose from a combination of the following Base and Flex upgrades:

A minimum of three upgrades are required; one of these upgrades must be a Base upgrade.
Base Upgrades Flex Upgrades
  • Air sealing
  • Attic insulation
  • Duct sealing
  • Wall insulation
  • Heating and cooling equipment
  • Floor insulation
  • Other eligible energy-efficient options (see a Participating Contractor for more details)
 

2. Advanced Home Upgrade

Incentives: up to $6,5003

With the Advanced Home Upgrade program, your Participating Contractor or whole-house energy rater will assess your home and create a customized plan to help you improve your energy efficiency up to 45%.

Depending on the energy savings of your project, you could receive up to $6,5003 in incentives.

Possible Energy Efficiency Projects

Typical projects in Advanced Home Upgrade include Home Upgrade measures plus:

  • High-efficiency furnaces
  • Energy-efficient cooling equipment
  • Water heater systems
  • Energy-efficient windows
  • Duct replacement
  • Wall insulation
  • Other eligible energy-efficient upgrades (see a Participating Contractor for more details)

Information for Contractors

Are you interested in becoming an Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Participating Contractor?

» Visit our contractors page.*

1 Monthly bill reduction assumes average usage and conditions. Actual savings may vary. Required savings reduction will be based on a comparison of prior energy/thermal usage and energy/thermal usage following completion of program measures. Pre and post inspections may be required to qualify for the incentives. Program is subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

2SoCalGas customers serviced by certain municipal electric providers may qualify for incentives of up to $750 upon completion of Home Upgrade improvements.

3SoCalGas customers serviced by certain municipal electric providers may qualify for incentives of up to $1,950 upon completion of Advanced Home Upgrade improvements. Customers may also be eligible for incentives exceeding $6,500 based on their calculated energy savings. Work with your participating contractor or rater to determine your upgrade’s incentive.

Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade provides assistance and incentives for home improvement projects that can reduce energy use and make homes more comfortable. This statewide program is managed locally by utilities and regional energy networks and directed by the California Public Utilities Commission in collaboration with the California Energy Commission. Funding comes from utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Incentives are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are effective until the funding is expended or the program is discontinued. Terms and conditions apply. See program rules for details. Programs may be modified or terminated without prior notice.