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Heating & cooling

If your heating and cooling systems are old, they're probably inefficient. Replacing them can trim your energy bills. SMUD offers rebates on energy-efficient central air conditioning systems, room air conditioners, whole-house fans, heat pumps, air-duct sealing and even Cool Roofs.

If you're thinking of replacing windows, our loan program can help put energy-efficient choices within your financial reach. Read our windows fact sheet.

Find a licensed contractor
One of the most important steps to a successful energy-efficiency project is finding the right contractor. As a SMUD customer, you are free to select any licensed contractor to be eligible to receive SMUD rebates for the installation of qualified energy efficient equipment for your home.

Here are some helpful resources and tips to point you in the right direction for selecting your contractor.

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Home Performance Program

Have a professional conduct a scientific evaluation of your home's energy performance and take advantage of some extremely attractive rebates under our Home Performance Program.

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To make the most of your existing heating and cooling systems, see our section on energy conservation tips.

Rebates and Financing Amount / Deadline

Central Heating & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
(Financing available)

HVAC fact sheet
SMUD rebate form
Find a contractor

HPPThis item qualifies for greater rebates and financing options under the Home Performance Program.
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Title 24 requirements apply. Learn more

Note: State law now requires that you have your ducts tested for leaks when replacing heating or air conditioning units. More information from the California Energy Commission.

$400, $500 or $650

Rebate available until funding is depleted.

AquaChill Water-Cooled Air Conditioner
(Financing available)

Designed by local engineers specifically for hot climate areas like Sacramento, the AquaChill is the only air conditioner made specifically for climates with temperatures of 95 degrees and above.

HVAC fact sheet
SMUD rebate form
Find a contractor

Special manufacturer incentive available through participating contractors.

Heat Pump
(Financing available)

Heat pump fact sheet
SMUD rebate form
Find a contractor

HPPThis item qualifies for greater rebates and financing options under the Home Performance Program.
Learn more

Title 24 requirements apply. Learn more

Note: State law now requires that you have your ducts tested for leaks when replacing heating or air conditioning units. More information from the California Energy Commission.

$400 or $500

Rebate available until funding is depleted.

Ductless Mini Split (Heat Pump)
(Financing available)

Heat pump fact sheet
SMUD rebate form
Find a contractor

HPPThis item qualifies for greater rebates and financing options under the Home Performance Program.
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Title 24 requirements apply. Learn more

$200 per zone, $800 maximum

Rebate available until funding is depleted.

Room air conditioner

List of eligible units
SMUD rebate form

$50

Rebate available until funding is depleted.

Whole house fan

Whole house fan fact sheet
SMUD rebate form

$100

Rebate available until funding is depleted.

Windows
(Financing available)

Windows fact sheet
Find a contractor

HPPThis item qualifies for rebates and financing options under the Home Performance Program.
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Financing only

Rebates and financing available through the Home Performance Program.

Cool Roof

Program information

20 cents per square foot rebate on flat roofs and 10 cents per square foot on pitched roofs.

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