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SCE - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Residential
Installers/Contractors
Savings Category 
Refrigerators/Freezers
Equipment Insulation
Water Heaters
Air conditioners
Duct/Air sealing
Building Insulation
Windows
Roofs
Motors
Custom/Others pending approval
Other EE
Pool Pumps
Program Info
Sector Name 
Utility
Administrator 
Southern California Edison
Funding Source 

System Benefits Charge

Expiration Date 

12/31/2012

State 
California
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Basic Upgrade: $1,000
Advanced Upgrade: $4,000
Professional A/C Installation/Maintenance: Up to $2500
Refrigerator/Freezer: $50
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $35
Electric Water Heater: $30
Room Air Conditioner: $20
Whole House Fan: $50
Evaporative Cooler: $300
Summer A/C Cycling: $100-$200
Pool Pump and Motor: $200

Summary 

Southern California Edison (SCE) offers a rebate program specifically encouraging energy savings for SCE customers who own a detached single-family home. The program aims to reduce energy consumption by upgrading existing systems and measures in participating homes. The program consists of two tiers. Savings reductions will be compared to home energy usage prior to the upgrade.

The basic upgrade package requires homeowners to install more efficient air sealing, attic insulation, duct sealing, water heater pipe insulation, shower heads and also requires duct testing and combustion safety testing. If the upgrades meet SCE standards, participants in this basic upgrade may receive an incentive of $1,000.

The advanced upgrade package requires that all homes implement the measures outlined in the basic upgrade package. In addition, homes must also have upgraded wall insulation, windows, cool roofs, and must properly size hot water and cooling equipment. Currently, a 40% reduction in home energy consumption qualifies homeowners for a full incentive of $4,000. Partial incentives are also available for homes which do not meet this standard but complete necessary measures. Incentive checks will be mailed four to six weeks after program completion.

SCE has other rebates for residential users, including pool pumps, heating and cooling products such as room air conditioner units, whole house fans, evaporative coolers, and home appliances such as refrigerators and water heaters. Contact SCE for information about this program or visit the program web site listed above.