Home Rebates & Energy Solutions

  • Home Performance
  • Lighting
  • Appliances
  • Heating & Cooling

Select energy efficiency measures can be bundled for greater savings and rebates with SMUD's
Home Performance Program. You can also take advantage of SMUD financing options.
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This symbol represents select energy efficiency measures that are bundled for greaters savings and rebates. SMUD financing options are available. The listed rebates are for qualifying HPP projects only and are not to be applied separately.

LEDs

LEDs use 80% less energy and last up to 35 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs, light up instantly, and are dimmable. LEDs are best used in directional lighting applications like task and reading lamps, spotlights and recessed lighting applications. View participating retailer list.

Instant Rebate
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CFLs

CFLs are a great energy efficient lighting solution for your home. CFLs come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit most light sockets and fixtures, use up to 75 percent less energy, and last up to 8 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs. View participating retailer list.

Instant Rebate
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Before replacing an old, inefficient air conditioning system, SMUD recommends a Home Performance energy assessment to determine the most cost effective and efficient unit for your home. Your HPP contractor will verify the size and/or tonnage of the unit which may qualify you for additional rebates and greater financing.

HVAC Replacement (Central Air Conditioning and/or Heat Pump)

Requirement: Installation of ENERGY STAR® air conditioner and/or heat pump based on the tier of efficiency chosen for the unit. Unit must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.


$500 to
$850

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Ductless Mini Split

Requirement: Installation of qualified ENERGY STARĀ® ductless mini split. Minimum SEER 15.0. Minimum EER 12.5. Minimum HSPF 8.5. $200 rebate zone. Four zone maximum. Unit must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project to receive rebate and financing.

$250 to
$1,000

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

HVAC Bonus

Requirement: Downsize unit. Receive $100 per 1/2 ton reduction. $300 maximum.

up to
$300

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

HVAC Replacement (Central Air Conditioning and/or Heat Pump)

Requirement: Installation of ENERGY STAR® air conditioner and/or heat pump by any licensed HVAC contractor (C-20) at the highest efficiency levels. The rebate amount is based on the minimum efficiency levels (SEER and EER).


$400 to
$650
Additional $200 financing incentive available for a limited time. Click financing for details.

Ductless Mini Split

Requirement: Installation of qualified ENERGY STARĀ® ductless mini split. Minimum SEER 15.0. Minimum EER 12.5. Minimum HSPF 8.5. $200 rebate zone. Four zone maximum. Unit must be installed by a licensed HVAC contractor to qualify for rebate and financing.

$200 to
$800
Additional $200 financing incentive available for a limited time. Click financing for details.

AquaChill

AquaChill is the only air conditioner made specifically for hot climates like Sacramento with temperatures of 95 degress and above. The AquaChill uses the natural cooling power of water to pre-cool the refrigerant coils and uses 31% less energy than typical air conditioners. The AquaChill unit must be installed by a licensed AquaChill dealer as part of a qualifying HPP project.

Special manufacturer incentive available through participating contractors.

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

AquaChill

AquaChill is the only air conditioner made specifically for hot climates like Sacramento with temperatures of 95 degress and above. The AquaChill uses the natural cooling power of water to pre-cool the refrigerant coils and uses 31% less energy than typical air conditioners. The AquaChill unit must be installed by a licensed AquaChill dealer.

Special manufacturer incentive available through participating contractors.

Attic Insulation

Requirement: Insulate attic above all conditioned areas to R-38 or greater. Rebate based upon the tier chosen (4 tiers available) and per 100 sq. ft. of attic space covered. Product must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

up to
$2,000

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Wall Insulation

Requirement: R-13 or greater in all exterior walls of living space. Product must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

up to
$1,000

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Crawlspace Insulation

Requirement: Insulate floors or crawlspaces to R-19 or greater. Measure must include a vapor barrier (6 MIL plastic minimum). Must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

up to
$500

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Whole House Fan

Requirement: Whole house fan must be installed in a residence receiving SMUD electric service and move at least 1,000 cubic feet of air per minute (CFM).

Heat Pump Water Heater

Requirement: Replace your existing electric water heater to a heat pump water heater with efficiency rating of 2.0 or greater and first hour rating 50 gallons or greater per hour. Unit must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

$1,000

A single-measure rebate is available, however, financing is only available as an HPP bundled upgrade.

Domestic Hot Water Heater

Requirement: Replace existing electric water heater <0.88 efficiency rating with a >0.93 efficiency rating unit. Unit must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

$150

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Window Replacement

Requirement: Installation of windows that meet the ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency criteria. U-factor ≤ 0.30, SHGC ≤ 0.25. The window must bear a NFRC temporary label and must be installed by a SMUD participating contractor.

This measure qualifies for rebates and financing under the Home Performance Program only.
up to
$2,000
electrically heated homes. Gas heated homes up to $1,000.
This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Window Replacement

Requirement: Installation of windows that meet the ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency criteria. U-factor ≤ 0.30, SHGC ≤ 0.25. The window must bear a NFRC temporary label and must be installed by a SMUD participating contractor.

Additional $200 financing incentive available for a limited time. Click financing for details.

Ducts - Sealing

Requirement: For existing ducts, seal to < 8% duct leakage. Work must be performed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

$500
electrically heated homes. Gas heated homes $250.
This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Ducts - Replacement

Requirement: Installation of new duct system insulated to minimum R-8 and < 6% duct leakage. $500 rebate per system; $700 maximum rebate available. Work must be performed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

up to
$1,000
electrically heated homes. Gas heated homes up to $500.
This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Ducts - Deep Bury

Requirement: Straighten, shorten, and set ducts on attic floor and deep bury them. Work must be performed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

$400
electrically heated homes. Gas heated homes $200.
This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Air Sealing

Requirement: Air seal building to reduce leakage to < 130% of ASHRAE 62.2 mechanical ventilation standard. Rebate is dependent on the total area of home being sealed. Work must be completed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

up to
$800
electrically heated homes. Gas heated homes up to $400.
This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Pool Pump

Requirement: Replace existing single-speed or two-speed pool pump with a variable-speed pool pump. Must be installed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project. This measure qualifies for greater rebates and financing options under the Home Performance Program only.

$250 to
$400

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Pool Pump

Install a qualified energy-efficient variable-speed pool pump and motor with automatic control systems from the list of eligible products.

Bonus Rebate

Requirement: Perform five (5) or more upgrade measures (HVAC replacement and duct sealing count as one measure). All work must be completed by a qualified HPP contractor as part of a qualifying HPP project.

$300

This is not a single measure rebate offer. Rebate applies to installation with additional HPP bundled upgrades.

Combustion Safety Testing

Requirement: As a service accompanying the installation of Home Performance upgrades, the qualified HPP contractor will perform post combustion safety testing of your home. The contractor will also install a carbon monoxide detector as required by California law.

Clothes Washer

Requirement: ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2015 models selected from the list of eligible products. Rebate requires household electric water heater.

Additional water savings rebate available from participating water districts. Find details here.

Clothes Dryer

Requirement: EPA's 2014 ENERGY STAR® Emerging Tech Award models.

List of eligible dryers.

Refrigerator

Requirement: CEE rated Tier 2 & 3 models and ENERGY STAR ® Most Efficient 2015.

Now you can take advantage of instant rebates on qualified refrigerators at Sears.

Refrigerator/ Freezer Recycling

Requirement: Refrigerator or freezer must be in working condition and between 10 and 30 cubic feet in size. Customer must own the unit(s) being recycled. Limit, two units per residential address.

Room Air Conditioner

Requirement: Must install an ENERGY STAR® room air conditioner from the list of qualifying models.

Now you can take advantage of instant rebates on qualified room air conditioners at Sears.

Heat Pump Water Heater

Requirement: Replace your existing electric water heater to an ENERGY STAR® heat pump water heater with efficiency rating of 2.0 or greater and first hour rating 50 gallons or greater per hour.

$1,000

Solar Water Heater

Requirement: Installation of an ENERGY STAR ® Tier 1, 2 or 3 qualfied solar water heater by any licensed contractor (C-46).

Rebate requires household with electric water heater.

$500 to
$1,500
Additional $200 financing incentive available for a limited time. Click financing for details.

Cool Roof

Save an average of 20 percent on air conditioning costs with SMUD's innovative Cool Roof program. Rebate for a pitched roof is $0.10 per sq. ft. and the rebate for a flat roof is $0.20 per sq. ft.

$0.10 to
$0.20

LED Big Screen TV

Save energy and save money. When shopping for TVs, look for the models with the SMUD and ENERGY STAR® sticker. These models are up to 40% more efficient than standard models.

Electric Vehicle Charger

Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) can curtail our dependence on oil, cut carbon emissions and reduce energy costs to fuel your vehicles. SMUD offers special rebates and incentives. Find out whether a PEV is right for you.