From small improvements to complete home energy upgrades, single family homeowners within Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura Counties can choose from the following upgrade options to qualify for valuable incentives and low-cost emPower financing. If you need help selecting the right upgrade option for your home, you can start with a free Energy Coach site visit, or contact one of our knowledgeable participating contractors.
The Home Upgrade option encourages the a "whole house" approach to improving your home's comfort and efficiency. This option allows you to install 3 or more measures from a flexible menu of options and get up to $3,000 in utility incentives from the Energy Upgrade California program.
Solar electric systems are only eligible for emPower financing when combined with a Home Upgrade, Advanced Home Upgrade or Solar Water Heating Upgrade. SimpleStart Upgrade customers cannot finance a solar electric system. Check with your contractor to see if your proposed project is eligible for financing through emPower.