Savings By Design encourages high-performance, non-residential building design and construction by providing financial incentives, detailed analysis, and design support.
Energy Upgrade California™ is a state initiative to help Californians take action to save energy and conserve natural resources. The program provides tips for businesses on how to save energy and water.
The GBP offers incentives and assistance to encourage businesses to implement voluntary actions to protect, preserve, and improve the environment beyond what current laws require. Businesses meeting these criteria can be certified as green businesses and are listed on an online directory.
This program provides access to leaders in sustainability that coach small and mid-sized business customers to help them improve profitability, operational efficiency and employee/community engagement by adopting comprehensive sustainability practices.

Benchmarking helps increase the energy efficiency and reduce operating costs of commercial buildings.  Building owners may also be required to disclose their building’s energy performance benchmark rating before it can be sold, leased or refinanced.   The utilities provide online and in-person  training on how to benchmark a building.

Southern California Edison

SoCalGas

Certain energy efficiency and solar improvements can qualify for federal tax credits

Renewable Credits

Energy Efficiency Credits

On-Bill Financing (OBF) helps businesses finance qualifying energy efficiency projects and repay the loan in monthly installments via the businesses’ utility bill. On-Bill Financing funds projects for zero interest and no fees and reduces monthly electricity usage.

Southern California Edison

SoCalGas

Demand Response programs offer incentives to businesses that reduce the energy use of their facilities during times of peak demand. Find out how your business can benefit and help alleviate the strain on California’s power supply.

Southern California Edison

PG&E

SGIP provides financial incentives for business customers installing new, qualifying equipment for generating energy such as wind turbines, advanced energy storage, biogas, fuel cells and CHP technologies.

Southern California Edison

SoGalGas

PG&E

RCx is a systematic process for identifying less-than-optimal performance in a facility’s equipment, lighting and control systems and making the necessary adjustments. Local utilities provide incentives for RCx activities that result in energy savings.

Southern California Edison

SoCalGas

Receive customized utility incentives are for energy efficiency upgrades that are more tailored to a specific project or building.

Southern California Edison

Southern California Gas

Pacific Gas & Electric

Receive cash rebates for upgrading existing equipment with new energy efficient options.  You’ll be paid on a per-unit basis, up to 100% of the project’s cost for qualified improvements to lighting, climate control, office equipment, refrigeration, food-service equipment, and water heating.

Southern California Edison

Southern California Gas