Energy Efficiency

You Can Save Energy
Saving energy is one of the most important ways local residents can protect the environment and protect their pocketbooks. Learn more about saving energy:
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network of the U.S. Department of Energy
  • California Energy Commission's Energy Quest
  • Buying Guide to the cleanest, most efficient cars on the market
  • Energy Upgrade California - The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) now offers new programs and rebates for single family homeowners in the Bay Area who make energy-efficient home improvements. Eligible home improvements include windows, cooling systems, water systems, duct sealing/replacement, whole building air sealing, attic insulation, and more. Homeowners can receive up to $4,500 in rebates for making your home more energy-efficient. For more information, please call a Home Upgrade Advisor at 866-878-6008 or visit the website to learn more. The site also features a list of participating contractors in the Bay Area. Homeowners who are ready to begin their upgrade can contact a participating contractor directly.