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SMUD Home Performance Program allows for the bundling of select energy efficiency measures for greater savings and rebates. You can also take advantage of SMUD financing options. Look for this symbol HPP for qualifying HPP upgrades. Rebates for these items apply only to the HPP program and cannot be applied to single measure installations.

LED

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
In-Store

CFL bulb

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
In-Store

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
HPP

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.

MiniSplit
HPP

Ductless Mini Split

Requirement: Installation of qualified ENERGY STARĀ® ductless mini split. Minimum SEER 15.0. 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
HPP

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

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.

MiniSplit

Ductless Mini Split

Requirement: Installation of qualified ENERGY STARĀ® ductless mini split. Minimum SEER 15.0. 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
HPP

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

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 insullation
HPP

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 insullation
HPP

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.
Wall insullation
HPP

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

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
HPP

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.
Water heater
HPP

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.
Windows
HPP

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.
Windows

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.

Duct sealing
HPP

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.
Ducting
HPP

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.
Ducting
HPP

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.
Caulking gun
HPP

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
HPP

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

Pool Pump

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

Clip board
HPP

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.
Assessment tools
HPP

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

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

Clothes Dryer

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

List of eligible dryers.

Refrigerator

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

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 AC

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

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

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.

Roof

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

Television

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.

Car charger

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.

Tree

Shade Trees

In partnership with the Sacramento Tree Foundation, SMUD offers free shade trees to plant around your home. Not only do trees beautify your home and neighborhood, they can help to dramatically reduce cooling costs by as much as 40 percent.

Plug-in electric vehicle

Electric Vehicles

Own or thinking about purchasing a plug-in electric vehicle? SMUD can provide you information on special pricing plans for electric vehicle owners, charging options, and state and federal rebates and incentives.

Solar panel

Solar

If you're considering a solar system for your home, SMUD can provide you the information and tools you need to determine whether solar is right for you.