Home rebates

Our rebates help customers reduce their energy use in an effort to help the community and your budget. Explore our residential rebates, learn about our instant rebates or visit our business rebates page.

LED light bulb

LEDs

LEDs use up to 75% 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.

SMUD instant rebates are back on. Find instant SMUD rebates on LED lighting at participating retailers through December 31, 2018, or until funds are depleted. Participating local retailers include:  Costco, Dollar Tree, Sam’s Club and The Home Depot, with many more coming soon.

Go to SMUD Energy Store to purchase LEDs and receive an instant rebate at checkout.

Induction cooktop/range

Must install an induction cooktop/range measuring 30” or larger. Both standalone cooktops and ranges with built-in induction cooktops are eligible. Electric-to-electric replacements qualify for a $100 rebate.

Gas-to-electric replacements qualify for a $500 rebate. They require a "before" photo of the old gas cooktop/range in place and an "after" photo showing the new induction cooktop/range installed. 

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Refrigerator

Rebate  available on ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018 certified models.

List of eligible units

Download rebate form

Recycle your old refrigerator

Room air conditioner

Requirement: Must install a Version 4.0 ENERGY STAR® room air conditioner.

List of qualifying models

Download rebate form

Clothes washer water rebate

Water savings rebates available from participating water districts on ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018 clothes washers

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

List of eligible washers

Download rebate form

Smart thermostat

Requirement: Must install an ENERGY STAR® Smart Thermostat from the list of qualifying models.

For an instant rebate shop online at SMUD Energy Store.

Download rebate form

Get $5 to recycle your old thermostat

Heat pump water heater upgrade

Requirement: Replace your water heater with a SMUD approved ENERGY STAR® heat pump water heater with a uniform energy factor of 2.87 or greater, and 50 gallon capacity or greater.

List of eligible units

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Download rebate form

Clothes dryer

SMUD's Dryer Rebate program ended 8/31/18. SMUD will only accept applications until 02/28/19 for purchases made prior to 09/01/18.

List of eligible dryers

Download rebate form

 
Please note:  The $400 rebate for 15 SEER HVAC equipment will end on 7/31/2018. Beginning on 8/1/2018, all HVAC installations must meet or exceed 16 SEER to be eligible for program rebates. Rebate applications for 15 SEER equipment installations done prior to 7/31/2018 will be accepted until 8/31/2018. Applications received after 8/31/2018 for 15 SEER equipment will not be processed.
Outdoor HVAC unit

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).

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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).

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Smart thermostat

Requirement: Must install an ENERGY STAR® Smart Thermostat from the list of qualifying models.

For an instant rebate shop online at SMUD Energy Store.

Download rebate form

Get $5 to recycle your old thermostat

House roof

ENERGY STAR® roof

SMUD’s ENERGY STAR Roof program ended on 8/31/18. We are no longer accepting rebate applications.

Ductless mini split

Ductless mini split

Requirement: Installation of qualified ENERGY STAR® ductless mini split. Minimum SEER 16.0. Minimum HSPF 8.5. $200 rebate per zone. Four zone maximum. Unit must be installed by a licensed HVAC contractor to qualify for rebate and financing.

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Room air conditioner

Requirement: Must install a Version 4.0 ENERGY STAR® room air conditioner.

List of qualifying models

Download rebate form

Heat pump water heater upgrade

Requirement: Replace your water heater with a SMUD approved ENERGY STAR® heat pump water heater with a uniform energy factor of 2.87 or greater, and 50 gallon capacity or greater.

List of eligible units

View contractors

Download rebate form

Pool pump

Install an ENERGY STAR® variable speed pool pump and motor with automatic control systems.

List of eligible pool pumps

Download rebate form

View contractors

Home Performance Program

Take a 'whole-house' approach to energy efficiency. With our Home Performance Program, customers upgrade multiple items at the same time and can get up to $8,000 in rebates.

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Protect your home

Our HomePower℠ coverage makes sure unexpected electrical repair bills won't ruin your budget.

Unplanned electrical repairs can be costly. We’ve got a plan designed to bring you peace of mind.

HomePower (HPS) will repair or replace common electrical components in your home when they fail due to normal wear and tear. For just $5.95 a month, you'll be covered for:

  • up to $500 in electrical repairs (parts and labor) per calendar year
  • a 15% discount on services not covered under the program
  • repairs made by licensed contractors who warranty their work
  • no deductible

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SMUD technician

You can request service about six weeks after you submit your application and are approved. You will receive information in the mail that will tell you the date on which you may begin using HPS for covered services.

Existing HPS customers can schedule an appointment by calling 1-888-742-7683.

What's Covered?

  • Labor for fan fixtures/lighting installs
  • Switches/dimmer switches
  • Lamps and bulbs
  • GFI breaker and outlets
  • Lighting control wall timer
  • Outside outlet cover
  • Bathroom exhaust fans
  • Breakers/panels*
  • Fuse
  • Labor for non-covered parts
  • 15% off repairs not covered
  • 20% off repairs on breakers

* Restrictions apply. Review the Customer Service Agreement.

What's NOT covered?

  • Obsolete parts
  • Low voltage systems
  • Upgrades
  • Pre-existing conditions
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fans
  • Chandeliers
  • Light fixtures
  • Thermostats