Burbank Water & Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (California)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Burbank Water and Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Doors, Pool Pumps, Refrigerators, Windows, Room Air Conditioners, Shade Trees, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Products purchased from a Burbank retailer are typically awarded higher rebates than those purchased outside Burbank.

Inside Burbank:
Ceiling Fans: $25 (maximum three)
Clothes Washer: $50
Dishwasher: $35
Refrigerator/Freezer: $75
Room A/C: $35
Low E Windows/Doors: $2.00/sq ft
Central A/C: $120 - $160/ton
Attic Insulation: $0.15/sq ft
Wall Insulation: $0.15/sq ft
Solar Attic Fan: $100
Whole House Fans: $100
Pool pump: $200
Shade Trees: Up to three trees for free
Second Refrigerator Turn-In: $100
Green Home House Call
Weatherization: Free
Light Bulbs: Free
A/C Tune-up: Free
Duct Sealing: Free
House Call Report: Free

Equipment Requirements Most appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated

Low-E windows/doors: U-Factor and SHGC must be 0.40 or lower
Central A/C: minimum 14 SEER
Wall insulation: minimum of R-13

Program Administrator Rebates
Website http://www.burbankwaterandpower.com/incentives

References DSIRE[1]


Burbank Water and Power (BWP) offers the Home Rewards Rebate Program, which provides incentives to residential customers for installing energy efficient equipment in eligible homes. Rebates vary according to equipment technology and location of purchase. The following equipment are eligible for rebates through the program:

  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Central Air Conditioners
  • Low-E Windows/Doors
  • Whole House Fans
  • Solar Attic Fans
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Pool Pumps
  • Attic Insulation
  • Wall Insulation

In order to receive a rebate for refrigerators, the existing refrigerator must be recycled. To receive a rebate, Burbank residents must fill out the Home Rewards application and send it to BWP's Conservation Group along with a copy of receipt(s). Submit application no later than four months after purchase.

BWP also administers the Green House Call Program, a complimentary service for residents of Burbank that provides free energy efficiency analysis, weatherization, light bulbs, A/C tune-ups, and duct sealing. Call 1-866-365-7358 to find out more about this program. Finally, BWP conducts a refrigerator exchange program for income qualified customers which replaces old inefficient units with new energy saving models

Additional information, including application forms, can be found on the web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Burbank Water and Power
Department Rebates
Address 164 W. Magnolia Blvd.
Place Burbank, California
Zip/Postal Code 91502
Phone (818) 238-3730
Phone 2 (818) 238-5220

Website http://www.burbankwaterandpower.com/index.html

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"