SCE - Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Programs (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name SCE - Multi-Family Residential Energy Efficiency Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motors, Pool Pumps, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Windows, Vending Machine Controls, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount LED Pool/Spa Lighting: $75 - $100/unit

Pool Pumps: $100
Energy Star Ceiling Fan (with Energy Star CFLs): $20/unit
High Efficiency Clothes Washers: $50 - $100/unit
Energy Star Refrigerators: $50/unit
Dual Pane Windows: $0.75/sq. ft.
Central Air and Heat Pumps: $150/unit
Water Heaters: $30
Attic or Wall Insulation: $0.15/sq. ft.
Cool Vending Machine Controls: $100/unit

Equipment Requirements See program web site for full equipment standards

Multi-family Central Air and Heat Pumps: Energy efficiency must exceed Title 20 by at least 20%.

Start Date 2012-01-01
Expiration Date 2012-12-31
Funding Source System Benefits Charge

Program Administrator Southern California Edison

References DSIRE[1]


Southern California Edison (SCE) offers prescriptive rebates to multi-family properties for lighting, HVAC technologies, water heaters, ceiling fans, appliances, window improvements, and insulation upgrades. Information on incentive rates and specifications of eligible products are available on the program web site. Pool pump retailers or contractors are eligible for a $100 incentive for installing pool pumps for customers that are eligible for the SCE rebates. A separate application for retailers is available on the web site. Contact SCE for additional information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name SCE Rebate Processing Center
Department Southern California Edison
Division Residential Programs
Address P.O. Box 800
Place Rosemeade, California
Zip/Postal Code 91771-0001
Phone (800) 655-4555
Phone 2 (800) 736-4777


  • 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)"