SMUD - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (California)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name SMUD - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Installer/Contractor, Multi-Family Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Duct/Air sealing, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Roofs, Water Heaters, Windows, Whole House Fans, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting, Cool Roof
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Home Performance Program: up to $5,000

Multi-Family Housing Program: $500 for 10% energy savings plus $40 for each additional percentage
Central A/C and/or Heat Pump: $400 - $1,100
Attic Insulation: up to $1,500
Wall Insulation: up to $1,000
Crawlspace Insulation: up to $500
Heat Pump water Heater: $650
Domestic Water Heater: $150
Windows: up to $1,000
Duct Sealing: $250
Duct Replacement: up to $500
Air Sealing: up to $400
Pool Pumps: $250 - $400 Room Air Conditioner: $50
Whole House Fan: $100
Clothes Washer: $50
Dishwasher: $50
Refrigerator: $75
CFL Light: reduced prices at retailers
LED Light: reduced prices via partnership with manufacturers
Cool Roof: $0.10 - $0.20/sq. ft.

Equipment Requirements See rebate chart on web site listed above to see individual equipment requirements

Appliances must be ENERGY STAR rated
Cool Roof: Must meet program technical guidelines

Expiration Date 2013-12-31

Maximum Incentive Contact SMUD for individual program or equipment maximum amounts

Program Administrator Sacramento Municipal Utility District

References DSIRE[1]


Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) offers incentives for its residential customers to purchase and install energy efficient equipment and measures for the homes. Rebate charts of eligible products and equipment are available on the SMUD program web site listed above. Equipment requirements may be found on the rebate chart and must be met by all participating customers. The Home Performance Program requires that a home energy evaluation be performed to determine the most effective efficiency measures to utilize. Contact SMUD for more information on individual equipment rebates or comprehensive measures.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Residential Equipment Efficiency Programs
Department Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Address 6201 S Street
Address 2 PO Box 15830
Place Sacramento, California
Zip/Postal Code 95852-1830
Phone (888) 742-7683


  • 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)"