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Our participating contractors have the tools and training to make your home more efficient and are uniquely qualified to conduct residential energy improvements. To qualify for emPower financing, you must use one of these contractors. If you’d like to work with another contractor, we are happy to help them become qualified.

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The Solar Energy Company
Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

445545

Phone: 805-566-2127
4187 Carpinteria Ave. #5
Carpinteria, CA 93013

With over 7,000 systems since 1976 The Solar Energy Company is one of the oldest and largest solar contractors in California. We install systems for pools, spas, domestic hot water and solar electric systems for residential and commercial applications. We handle all of the paper work from building permits, rebate reservations and affordable financing. We are a CSI approved contractor for both solar thermal (hot water) and electrical installations. We are dedicated to customer satisfaction holding true to our commitment that quality is your best investment.

Credentials:

California Solar Initiative Certified for both solar thermal and electric installations. We have a Building Performance Specialist on staff.

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 10-15
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
Allen Energy
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

503300

Phone: 805-680-3544
201 N. Milpas St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Allen Energy will help you create a comfortable, healthy, and energy efficient home. Using building science tools and techniques, we conduct a thorough inspection and evaluation of your home and all of its related systems. Once problems are identified, we will outline a plan of simple and cost effective solutions. As a fully accredited and licensed contractor, and a leading green builder on the California Central Coast, we will provide the best service to make your goals reality.

Credentials:

BPI Accredited Company, BPI Certified Building Analyst, BPI Certified Envelope Professional, PG&E/SCE/SCG Energy Upgrade Contractor, CSI Solar Electric and Solar Thermal Installer

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 25-30
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
Halsell Builders
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

783341

Phone: 805-928-8948
3130 Skyway Drive, Suite 601
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Halsell Builders' Energy Upgrade Central Coast division offers homeowners a cost-effective and smooth process toward energy upgrades servicing clients from SANTA BARBARA to PASO ROBLES. What separates us from the rest is that we are a one-stop-shop for going green. We can assist in financing through emPowerSBC, processing complicated rebates, and go over a simple upgrade plan using our top of the line software. Most importantly, we have an in-house team of technicians and project managers who perform the work for upgrades like new windows, air sealing, duct work, appliance upgrades and even solar through our partnership with a leading solar provider. Customer service is something we take very seriously and use a client interface software program to let our customers view progress daily.

Credentials:

BPI Accredited Company, BPI Certified Building Analyst, PG&E Energy Upgrade Contractor, SCE/SCG Energy Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 20-25
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
L.E. Construction
Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

765881

Phone: 805-921-0405
658 Richard Road
Santa Paula, CA 93060

Construction services including home weatherization and general home construction.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
Santa Ynez Valley Solar
Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

969908

Phone: 805-688-1213
PO Box 688
Santa Ynez, CA 93460

Santa Ynez Valley Solar is owned and operated by local resident, Gary Gordon. We service residential, commercial and agricultural solar needs, providing on-grid and off-grid system design and installation. All of our systems are individually tailored to our customers specific needs. Our service includes all permitting and California Solar Initiative rebate paperwork. Whether you purchase your system from us or from someone else, we can service your solar electric system. For energy efficient upgrades, we partner with local Home Performance Contractors. As a customer, you are our neighbor and our service reflects this.

Credentials:

Licensed Solar Contractor, NABCEP Certified Solar Professional, BPI Certified Building Analyst, California Solar Initiative Approved Contractor, Member American Solar Energy Society

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Electricraft
Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

468443

Phone: (805) 544-8224
205 South Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Established in 1984 Electricraft Inc. is a full service Electrical Contractor that specializes in Solar Electric installations. Our focus is to provide superior quality service, construction and satisfaction to our customers for the long term. We offer a full turnkey solution for our solar customers based on their individual needs including an American made product option as well as financing options. Located in San Luis Obispo Electricraft Inc. performs work throughout the state for residential, commercial, industrial and government clients. Fully insured and bonded our electricians are state certified and participate in continuing education programs.

Credentials:

BBB accredited, California Solar Initiative, Licensed California Contractor, LEED AP, SolarWorld Authorized Installer

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Liberty Solar
Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

843242

Phone: 877-285-9797
PO Box 5898
San Diego, CA 92052

We operate without pushy salesman so we can provide our customers with the best solar photovoltaic systems for the best prices and the best installation teams.

Credentials:
Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura
N.R.G Heating & Air Conditioning
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

781353

Phone: 818-340-7333
7012 Owensmouth Ave.
Canoga Park, CA 91303

Solar installation, HVAC installation, service and repair for all make and models, indoor air quality specialists, Been in business for 28-years.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, BPI Certified Envelope Professional, SCE/SCG Energy Upgrade Contractor, CSI Contractor, Nate certified, specializing in lennox , lennox premiere dealer

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Ventura
Water Fixers
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

719792

Phone: 805-928-6444
2004 Preisker Lane, Suite J
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Water Fixers is the Central Coast’s most trusted Plumbing, Sewer, and Drain Company for the past 26 years. Water Fixers has helped thousands of customers solve any Plumbing or Sewer and Drain Emergency, Inconvenience, or Routine Maintenance. We look forward to serving you.

Credentials:
Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Troy R Helton Jr
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

482088

Phone: (805) 797-7827
P.P. Box 990
Santa Paula, CA 93061

Established in 1966, Troy R Helton Jr provides a complete service for air conditioning, heating and ventilation equipment. From the design of your air conditioning or heating system, to the installation and ongoing maintenance, we'll ensure that you have the most cost effective and energy efficient furnace and air conditioning system to satisfy your requirements. Call Troy R. Helton, Jr. where science meets energy.

Credentials:

SCE/SoCalGas Energy Upgrade California Contractor, BPI Building Analyst, YORK "CERTIFIED COMFORT EXPERT", SCE Quality Maintenance & Installation Contractor, ACCA Residential Quality Installation Contractor,100% NATE Certified, Heating-Air Conditioning-Electrical

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
A.M. Sun Solar
Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

481870

Phone: 805-772-6786
8793 Plata Lane
Atascadero, CA 93422

A.M. Sun Solar is a local company that specializes in helping homeowners go green with photovoltaic solar systems and save money at the same time. We have been in business for over 12 years, we are members of the Better Business Bureau, California Solar Energy Industries Association (CAL SEIA) and are North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) certified. We service Santa Barbara County, San Luis Obispo County, and Monterey County. Since each job is unique, we take a customized approach to each job we do. Whether a client is looking for a roof mounted system, a ground mount, or if they need a raised mount structure built, we will take care of everything: The permitting; the rebate; the construction; the installation; inter-connection with the utility company.

Credentials:

Califoria Solar Initiative, Licensed California contractor, NABCEP certified

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Solarponics Inc.
Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

391670

Phone: (805) 922-3774
4700 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

Our mission is to help Central Coast residents achieve energy independence and enrich their lives. We achieve this with the highest quality service, products, integrity and respect. Since 1975, Solarponics has saved 4,000 residents over $25 million and counting. Solarponics designs and installs Solar Electric, Solar Hot Water, Solar Pool Heating, Radiant Heating and Wind energy systems. Every customer is assigned a customer advocate, providing a single point of contact and full accountability from Solarponics. This saves the customer both time and money. Solarponics serves Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. Solarponics is proud to feature American-made solar panels and inverters that save customers more money over the life of the system.

Credentials:

Licensed California Contractor, NABCEP Certified, CSI Approved Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Insulate SB
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

963692

Phone: 805-845-3999
130 North Calle Cesar Chavez, Suite 40
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Air Sealing, Insulation, Spray Foam Contractor. Two BPI Building Analysts on staff, able to provide home performance reviews and reports. Consulting on energy efficiency upgrades and retrofits.

Credentials:

SCE/SCG Energy Upgrade Contractor, BPI Building Analysts (2) LEED AP (1) SPFA (Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance) Certified Project Manager (1)

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
Allstar Heating & Air Conditioning
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

608469

Phone: 805-688-4018
47 Industrial Way
Buellton, CA 93427

Allstar Heating and Air Conditioning has over 25 years of experience in designing, installing and maintaining residential and commercial HVAC systems in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura counties. We offer top of the line equipment that will ensure comfort and energy efficiency. We value customer service, uncompromising quality, commitment to schedule and competitive pricing. We look forward to exceeding your expectations.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, SCE/SCG Home Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Progressive Insulation and Windows
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

418046

Phone: 818-709-0988
9750 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Progressive serves Southern California with energy efficient home performance solutions. We install high quality insulation systems and replacement windows with excellence.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, BPI Certified Envelope Professional, SCE/SCG Home Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: Ventura
Wighton's Inc.
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

738271

Phone: 800-549-4881
183 Prado Rd
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

HVAC Performance Based Contractor. Wighton's is a heating, cooling, plumbing, air conditioning, geothermal groundwater heat pump, and furnace repair, service, replacement and maintenance company.

Credentials:

BPI Certified, Air Balance Certified, CO & Combustion Certified

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
CK Builders Inc.
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

786754

Phone: 805-438-3087
P.O. Box 73,
Santa Margarita, CA 93453

As certified building analysts and licensed general contractor with over 30 years of experience, we provide energy efficient solutions to your home efficiency upgrade, or building project. Using “whole house” building analysis, and sustainable construction techniques, you have the option of transforming your project dollars into investment return by saving energy costs, improving indoor air quality, and adding comfort to your home. We look forward to serving you!

Credentials:

BPI. Certified building Analyst, SCE/SCG Advanced Home Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo
Karl Gage Builders
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

698948

Phone: 805-440-6807
5715 Linne Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

BPI Certified Building Analyst with extensive experience in various commercial tenant improvements and a primary focus on residential remodel and new construction.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, PGE/SCG Home Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo
DG Millar Construction
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

935276

Phone: (805) 680-4060
4403 E. Vineyard Ave.
Oxnard, CA 93036

As a general contractor with more than 30 years of experience I get the job done efficiently and correctly the first time. I look forward to helping you make your home work better for you.

Credentials:
Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
Treeium Inc.
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

617148

Phone: 855-833-8733
5352 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite# 200
Valley Village, CA 91607

Eco-Friendly Home Remodeling Company with over 23 years of experience.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, SCE/SCG Home Upgrade Contractor) BPI Certified, California League of Homeowners

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Ventura
Kappl Heating & Air Conditioning
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

758855

Phone: 818-772-6215
8523 Canoga Ave Ste H
Canoga Park, CA 91304

At Kappl Heating & Air Conditioning, it is our mission to assist our customers in the creation of an environment with superior indoor air quality, and preserve the value of our customers’ equipment through maintenance, or replacement where economically prudent. We leverage our more than 20 years experience in the HVAC industry to continue to grow, while maintaining a personal relationship with each of our customers.

Credentials:

SCE/SCG Home Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
ENERGYPROS
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

994685

Phone: 800-861-7767
8950 W. Olympic Blvd. Ste. 152
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

With over 200 completed energy retrofits, ENERGYPROS is one of the most reliable and reputable “Green” home performance contractors in Southern California. From energy audits and air sealing of single family homes, to full scale retrofits of multifamily, municipal and commercial buildings, our friendly, reliable, and certified team members are experts in building science best practices.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, HERS RESNET Rater, PG&E/SCE/SCG Energy Upgrade California Contractor, PG&E/SCE/SCG CSI Solar Thermal Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: Santa Barbara, Ventura
GREEN HOUSE
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

363990

Phone: 805-704-6030
1959 Fixlini Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

GREEN HOUSE is the go-to Home Performance Contractor for San Luis Obispo & northern Santa Barbara counties. Owner, Troy Spindler, with 30 yrs. of construction experience & specialized training from PG&E, Southern Cal Edison and CBPCA is ready to improve your home's air quality, comfort & energy efficiency. Green House also installs both solar electric and hot water systems. Please check the GREEN HOUSE website and call 805-704-6030 for an appointment today.

Credentials:

BPI Certified Building Analyst, BPI Certified Envelope Professional, PG&E Energy Upgrade Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Envision Builders, The Energy Experts
Basic Advanced Home Upgrade  Basic Home Upgrade  Solar Water Heater Solar Water Heater  Solar Solar Upgrade  SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

969057

Phone: 805-268-4444
2745 Brisa Blanda
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Envision Builders offers energy audits and assessments that focus on what makes sense to your pocket book: energy savings with high returns on investment. With an extensive design and systems integration background, our technical staff will help you explore exciting remodeling ideas and carefully calculated energy solutions. We are committed to delivering high quality and guarantee your satisfaction. -Serving the Central Coast from Santa Maria to San Luis Obispo.

Credentials:

BPI Building Analyst, PG&E/SCG EUC Participating Contractor

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects: 1-5
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Pacific Energy Company
Solar Solar Upgrade
Email Contractor
CSLB:

443224

Phone: 805-544-4700
2121 Santa Barbara Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Since 1980 we have dedicated our business to providing an energy choice for the residents and business's of San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast of California. Whether you are in Paso Robles, Arroyo Grande or Morro Bay, visit us to learn why "Experience Matters".

Credentials:

Certified Energy Analyst, Licensed B contractor

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Security Roof Systems
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

751599

Phone: 805-878-6976
P.O. Box 366
Arroyo Grande, CA 93421

Our Roofing and Insulation Systems help save home owners money and avoid costly repairs. Security Roof Systems is locally owned and family operated, with professional experience in all types of residential and commercial work serving the needs of the Central Coast.

Credentials:
Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara
Kenneth’s Heating and Air, LLC
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

975995

Phone: (805) 460-9305
8793 Plata Ln Suite F
Atascadero, CA 93422

Family owned and operated, we are a full service and repair company. We have more than a decade of experience in the industry and in addition to providing you with the necessary repairs and installations, we will take the time to explain to you what problems you are experiencing and our plan for resolving these issues. We look forward to serving you!

Credentials:

EPA Certified, ECM Motor Certified, Co – Combustion Certified

Languages Spoken:

English

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo
Pacific Coast Construction Services
SimpleStart SimpleStart
Email Contractor
CSLB:

1000583

Phone: 805-720-5852
322 N. Aviador Street
Camarillo, CA 93010

Our customers throughout the California area enjoy fast, professional, reliable foam insulation installation for attics, roof rafters, crawl spaces, garages, basements, walls, and more. As an Licensed Dealer with over 10 years experience our highly trained, certified installers offer unparalleled service, with a lifetime warranty. As seen on Extreme Home Makeover. Please give us a call.

Credentials:
Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Completed emPower Projects:
Areas Served: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura