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City of Palo Alto Utilities - Smart Energy Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Residential
Savings Category 
Lighting
Maximum Rebate 

Offer is limited to one rebate per CPAU account per program period, for each qualifying measure

Program Info
State 
California
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Dishwashers: $50
Refrigerators: $50
Refrigerator Recycling Bonus: $35
Clothes Washers: $125
Power Strips: $10
Gas Furnaces: $200
Central AC Replacement: $200 - $300
Solar Attic Fan: $25
Boilers: $300
Attic/Roof/Wall Insulation: $150 - $200
Wall Insulation: $200
LED Lighting: $10 - $20
Pool Pumps: $200
Gas Water Heater: $80 - $200
Electric Water Heater: $40
Tankless Water Heater: $150
Heat Pump Water Heaters: $200

Provider 
Utility Marketing Services

City of Palo Alto Utilities offers incentives to residential customers to increase the energy efficiency of homes through the Smart Energy Rebate Program. Rebates are offered for qualifying refrigerators, dishwashers, furnaces, boilers, air conditioners, water heaters, power strips, solar attic fans, LED lighting, heat pumps, pool pumps,and insulation.Rebates are issued on requested rebate amount or actual cost of measure, whichever is the lesser amount. Rebates less than $350 will be applied to the CPAU utility account where qualifying measures were installed. Applications must be postmarked and submitted no later than 90 days after purchase/install date.

Submit proof of purchase and supporting documentation including:
• Retailer/Contractor name, address and phone number.
• Itemized listing of measures including purchase price, manufacturer’s name and product number.
• Date of full payment and payment terms.
• Documentation of efficiency levels.

Submit documentation to contact address.

Other Information 

All appliances must be Energy Star rated
Dishwasher: CEE Tier 2
Refrigerator: 12 cubic feet or larger
Clothes Washers: CEE Tier 2 or 3
Furnace: AFUE 92%
Central AC Replacement: Minimum SEER 14
Boilers: AFUE 85%
Water Heaters: See program application form
Attic/Roof/Wall Insulation: See program application form
Systems must be purchased new, at retail price