​Appliance rebates

Ready to replace your old, inefficient appliances? Be sure to check here first for SMUD rebates on qualified ENERGY STAR® products.

Apply online for your $75 refrigerator rebate.

Features and benefits

  • Refrigerators and freezers are among the highest energy consuming products in your home
  • Depending on the tier of energy usage, ENERGY STAR® models can save more than $35 per year in energy costs

Eligibility

Product list 

The rebate is available on eligible products.

View eligible products

Rebate

$75 rebate available until funding is depleted

Apply online

Apply online for a heat pump water heater rebate up to $3000.

Features and benefits

  • Electric resistance water heaters are among the highest energy consuming products in your home. A heat pump water heater can reduce electricity use for water heating by up to 60%
  • Heat pump water heaters transfer heat from surrounding air to heat water, using ambient air to move heat instead of using electricity to create heat
  • Reduces the overall energy consumption and monthly utility bills
  • Cools the area it's located in, usually the garage

Eligibility

  • Residence must be in SMUD service territory
  • Unit must have Uniform Energy Factor (UEF) of 2.87 or higher
  • Minimum of 50 gallon capacity
  • Installation must include a thermostatic mixing valve
  • Must submit copy of receipts, including:
    • Copy of the building permit
    • Copy of the contract/invoice or sales receipt
    • Copy of the receipt for mixing valve purchase
  • Must submit pre-installation and post-installation photos, including:
    • Gas water heater and surrounding
    • New electric HPWH and surrounding
    • Installed mixing valve on new water heater

Product list 

The rebate is available on eligible products.

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Rebate

  • $1,000 rebate for electric to electric upgrade
  • $3,000 rebate for gas to electric conversion

Apply online

View licensed contractors that have recently participated in SMUD's Heat Pump Water Heater Program.

Questions regarding heat pump water heaters? Please email AdvancedHomeSolutions@smud.org or call 1-916-732-5732.

Please note: The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Dryer Rebate program is ending 8/31/18. Rebates will no longer be offered on ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Heat Pump Dryers effective 9/1/18.    

Apply online for your $250 clothes dryer rebate.

Features and benefits

  • Energy savings of 30-60% over conventional clothes dryers, and the ventless and compact models can be installed almost everywhere.
  • Savings of up to $30 per year and $470 over the service life of the dryer
  • At least 2 types of advanced moister sensors that terminate the dryer load at the right time

Eligibility

  • Clothes dryer must be purchased for primary use in a residence receiving SMUD electric service
  • Purchased clothes dryer must be new/undamaged and for personal use only
  • Not for resale or relocation outside of SMUD’s service area
  • Rebate application must be received by SMUD within 60 days from date of purchase
  • Customer may receive one clothes dryer rebate per installation address each calendar year
  • Clothes dryer must meet ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018 criteria

Product list 

The rebate is available on eligible products.

View eligible products

Rebate

$250 rebate based on availability.

Apply online

Apply online for a clothes washer rebate up to $125.

Features and benefits

  • Energy savings up to $125 depending on water district
  • Energy savings of 43% over regular washers and 45% less water than regular washers
  • Savings of up to $45 per year
  • Water savings of 3,000 gallons of water per year

Eligibility

  • Must be a SMUD electric residential service customer
  • Purchase of material must occur within the program period (or until program funds are depleted)
  • The location of installation must be served by one of the water service providers listed on the application
  • Residential and multi-family residents or property owner applicants are eligible with water service provider bill provided as proof of address for site of installation
  • Customer is eligible for receiving only one clothes washer rebate per address per calendar year

Product list 

The rebate is available on eligible products.

View eligible products

Rebate

Rebates depend on participating water districts:

  • Citrus Heights Water District, $50
  • City of Sacramento, $125
  • Fair Oaks Water District, $50
  • Orange Vale Water Company, $50

Apply online

For questions on rebates, email rebate.center@smud.org or call 1-916-732-7550.

Refrigerator and freezer recycling

When you recycle your old, inefficient fridge or freezer with us, we'll pick it up for FREE, you'll get a $50 rebate.

By recycling, you'll help conserve resources and prevent contaminants from getting into the landfill.

Replacing an old fridge with a new one?
We offer a $75 rebate on qualifying models.

Program requirements:

  • You must be a SMUD residential customer
  • Your old refrigerator or freezer must be in working condition
  • Refrigerator/freezer unit must be between 10 and 30 cubic feet
  • Limit two units per residential address
  • Customer must own the unit(s) being recycled
  • A $50 incentive check will be mailed four to six weeks after the appliance collection
  • The program is funded by SMUD and is available on a first-come, first-served basis or until funding is depleted

Apply for your rebate and schedule your appliance pick-up.