Learn about how the Middle Income Direct Install Program can help you save energy and lower your utility bills.

Energy Upgrade California® Middle Income Direct Install (MIDI) Program is a no-cost energy assistance program for customers whose income just exceeds the upper threshold for Energy Savings Assistance Program eligibility.

If you qualify for MIDI, you can receive no-cost home improvements that may make your home more comfortable and help conserve energy, which could lead to lower utility bills. The program helps reduce the amount of money a property owner needs to invest in order to participate in the single-family or multifamily home upgrade programs.

The program is available to income-qualified renters and homeowners living in single-family and multifamily dwellings. Program services are provided by authorized vendors who are not employees of SoCalGas® or Sempra Utilities, but are under contract to SoCalGas to deliver program services.

Available Energy-saving Services May Include:

Attic insulation

Duct sealing and testing

Faucet aerators

Thermostatic shower valve

Low-flow showerheads


Income Guidelines

Total income for all persons in your household must meet the following guidelines:

Number of people in household

Total yearly household income no more than*















For each additional person in your household, add $12,480
* Includes current household income from all sources before deductions.


These income guidelines are effective June 1, 2016 thru May 31, 2017.

Total household income is all revenues, from all household members, from whatever sources derived, including but not limited to: wages, salaries, interest, dividends, spousal and child support payments, public assistance payments, Social Security and pensions, rental income, income from self-employment and all employment-related non-cash income.


This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SoCalGas under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Energy improvements completed under this program are made by third-party providers contracted by SoCalGas. Program funds, including any funds utilized for rebates or incentives, will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until such funds are no longer available. This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice. The selection, purchase, and ownership of goods and/or services are the sole responsibility of customer. SoCalGas makes no warranty, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, of goods or services selected by customer. Customers who choose to participate in this program are not obligated to purchase any additional goods or services offered by contractor or any other third party. SoCalGas does not endorse, qualify, or guarantee the work