Energy Upgrade California

CALIFORNIA CLIMATE CREDIT

Check out the attached article that provides an example of someone learning how to utilize their Climate Credit! Look for your credit today on your April utility bill and spend your dollars wisely and keep California Golden!

Keep an eye on your electricity bill for the California Climate Credit. This credit is your share of money from a state program that is fighting climate change. It happens automatically in April/May for most California homeowners and monthly for most California small businesses - and it's yours to keep! Learn more by clicking here!

Spend your money wisely! Click here to download 30 products under $30!

Energy Upgrade California® has an exciting new sponsorship with the Los Angeles Kings!

Check out the video and download the press release!

As part of a three month campaign devoted to rallying Californians to "Play Your Part" to meet our state's energy goals, the Energy Upgrade California® campaign today announced partnerships with the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks to help raise awareness about ways everyone can play their part to better manage energy.

Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

Now that daylight savings time has passed, it's time to prepare your home for colder temperatures. Keeping your home warm – and keeping your utility bill low – actually can go hand in hand. For more information, please download the PDF! 

Energy Program Provides Californians with Energy Efficient Home Solutions at No Cost

Energy Savings Assistance Program Helps Income-Eligible Customers Stay Golden!

The Energy Savings Assistance Program provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions and appliance repair or replacement items to income-qualified customers, such as appliance upgrades and installation for products including energy saving furnaces, energy efficient refrigerators, and air conditioning units. Additional home energy improvement services may also be available at no cost, including, but not limited to, improved insulation installation, and caulking and door weather stripping to increase home comfort.

For more information about ESAP, please click here to download the PDF!

Tips to Conserve Energy & Water

California is facing one of the most severe droughts on record, let’s work together to conserve water!  Did you know that in a family of four, if each member takes a 10-minute daily shower, the family will use 73,000 gallons of water in a year? Reduce your water usage by taking shorter showers!

Learn how to conserve just by switching up your daily routine. For more tips and information on how you can do your part to keep California Golden check out this link.

Get a Home Upgrade and Increase Comfort

If we all do our part, we can save money and be more comfortable in our homes while collectively making big steps towards reaching California’s energy management and climate change goals.

Find out more by clicking here and Support California’s Golden Future!

There are many rebate and financing programs available to make home upgrades affordable now and for the long term. Before starting an upgrade or purchasing your next appliance, check out the Energy Upgrade California website or your local utility to see the programs and rebates available to get the best value for your money.

EnergyUpgradeCA.org, is a comprehensive website that provides a central, interactive resource of information, tools, programs, services, and advice for Californians to take action to better manage their energy use.

The new website provides the state's residents and small businesses owners with comprehensive information and education about California's energy and climate change policies, the importance of renewable energy sources, as well as information about how to manage energy use and take advantage of energy efficiency programs available from their utilities or local governments.

The unique tools the website provides to customers and small businesses includes:
• Information about how to contact their utility for a free home energy audit;
• A searchable database of rebates and incentives offered by local utilities and government agencies for energy upgrades and new, efficient products and appliances;
• Personalized action plans to help users keep track of energy management actions they can take to reduce their energy use and save money in their homes and businesses; and,
• A database of licensed contractors available to perform energy efficiency home upgrades, and the ability to review the contractors and develop customized lists of those who can provide specific upgrade services at homes and/or businesses.
In addition to the tools and tips available, the new website features a number of entertaining and educational games and quizzes that will allow Californians to test their knowledge of energy management policies and practices.

Go Energy Upgrade California®!

September 19, 2014

High Sierra Energy Foundation Announced as Energy Upgrade California® Grant Award Winner for Statewide Energy Management Education Program

For more information about the grant, please download the full press release and please join our Facebook page to learn more about this program, as well as tools and resources you can use to reduce energy consumption and save money!

In an effort to help consumers make better purchasing decisions around lighting for the home, please follow this link to the Energy Upgrade California® lighting quiz. Upon completion, you'll be automatically be entered into a contest where three winners will be selected to receive complimentary lighting design consultation from a professional lighting designer, as well as a full home lighting retrofit!

Energy Upgrade California® is a state initiative to help Californians take action to save energy and conserve natural resources, help reduce demand on the electricity grid, and make informed energy management choices at home and at work. It is supported by an alliance of the California Public Utilities Commission, the California Energy Commission, utilities, regional energy networks, local governments, businesses, and nonprofits to help communities meet state and local energy and climate action goals. Funding comes from investor-owned utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. For more information, visit www.EnergyUpgradeCa.org.