Are you looking for incentive and rebate programs that can help you finance an investment in window film to make your windows more energy efficient?
The following list provides an overview of California utility and state programs that help finance improvements in window energy efficiency for home and business owners. The following rebates can help lower the costs of your window film installation. The links below will take you directly to the appropriate websites and application forms where available.
At Campbell Window Film, we are happy to educate you on the cost savings opportunities associated with installing window film in your home or business. Contact us today to learn more!
Anaheim Public Utilities
Home Incentives Program – $1/sf rebate (up to $100) for ENERGY STAR Windows. Replacement only.
City of Azusa
Home Weatherization Rebates – $1/sf rebate (up to $250) for ENERGY STAR windows. Replacement only $0.25/sf rebate for solar film, $0.25/sf rebate for shade screens, $175/each for ENERGY STAR skylights/lightubes.
Burbank Water and Power
Home Rewards Rebate Program – $2/sf rebate for ENERGY STAR windows if purchased in Burbank or $1/sf if purchased out of Burbank. Replacement only.
Business Bucks Grant Program – Businesses with electricity costs between $100 and $3,000 qualify for free energy audit and retrofitting rebates for up to $2,000 for efficiency equipment including window tinting.
GEOSmart Residential Financing Program – Low-interest loan from $1,000 to $25,000 for home improvements including ENERGY STAR windows and window treatments (tinting, shading, shutters, awnings).
Hercules Municipal Utility
Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for ENERGY STAR windows and $1/sf for sunscreens up to 100 sf that provide at least 60% blockage.
Imperial Irrigation District
Residential Rebate Program – $2/sf rebate and low interest loans for ENERGY STAR windows. Replacement windows of 0.25 or less and U-factor of 0.31 or less. The performance rating label or manufacturer order confirmation must be included with the application for each window. $1/sf for qualifying shade screens installed on sun-struck, west- south- and east-facing windows and block at least 80% of the solar heat gain. The screens must be installed on the exterior of clear glass, unshaded windows that enclose a conditioned space.
City of Lodi Electric Utility
Residential Rebate Program – $0.50/sf rebate for windows film. Film must be place over single pane clear glass windows. $0.50/sf rebate for qualifying shade screens.
Los Angeles County
Residential PACE Financing – Any upgrade permanently fixed to the property that is proven to save energy will be considered, including windows.
Commercial PACE Financing – Any upgrade permanently fixed to the property that is proven to save energy will be considered, including windows.
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Residential Rebate Program – $2/sf rebate for dual pane ENERGY STAR windows installed in an air conditioned space.
Modesto Irrigation District
Residential Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for ENERGY STAR windows with SHGC of 0.25 or less and U-factor of 0.30 or less installed in an air-conditioned space. NFRC label is required. Replacement only.
– $1/sf rebate for window films with SHGC of 0.39 or less or sunscreens with an SHGC of 0.35 or less. All on windows facing south, east or west (any direction except 45 degrees of true north).
Commercial Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for window films with SHGC of 0.39 or less. $1/sf rebate for sunscreens with an SHGC of 0.35 or less and cover the entire window. $1/sf rebate for window awnings that are at least as wide as the window aperture. All these on windows facing south, east or west (any direction except 45 degrees of true north).
Pacific Gas & Electric
Energy Upgrade California – Incentive program for whole-house systematic upgrades. Windows are typical project in the Advanced Home Upgrade, which qualifies for up to $4500 in incentives.
City of Pasadena
Home Energy Rebate Program – $0.95/sf rebate for exterior window solar screens that block 80% of solar gain if purchased in Pasadena or $0.75/sf if purchased out of Pasadena. Must be mounted on existing single or dual pane windows (north-facing excluded). $0.95/sf rebate for window reflective film if purchased in Pasadena or $0.75/sf if purchased out of Pasadena. $55/unit rebate for skylights or light tubes if purchased in Pasadena or $35/unit if purchased out of Pasadena.
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative
Weatherization Rebate Program – $3/sf rebate for ENERGY STAR windows with a U-factor 0.32 or less and a SHGC of 0.40 or less.
City of Redding Electric Utility
Earth Advantage Rebate Program – $2/sf rebate for tinting and sunscreens. Up to $500 for homes or $1000 for commercial buildings. Treatment must provide minimum solar blockage of 60%.
Riverside Public Utilities
Weatherization Incentive Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for NFRC rated windows and window film. Replacement only.
Roseville Electric Utility
Commercial Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for window film.
Roseville Sunscreen Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for sunscreens that have a shading coefficient of 0.40 or less (or SHGC of .35). Maximum of $150. Must be installed on the exterior south, east, or west of the building.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Home Energy Performance Program – Program requires initial energy audit, and rebates are based on whole-house efficiency improvements, including but not limited to windows. Installation of windows that meet the ENERGY STAR energy-efficiency criteria. U-factor of 0.30 or less and a SHGC of 0.25 or less. The window must bear a NFRC temporary label and must be installed by a SMUD participating contractor. Qualifies for rebates ($75 for every 25sf of upgraded window area, $1000 max) and low 5.5% financing under Home Performance Program only.
Sonoma County Energy
Residential Rebate Program –$1.50/sf for replacement windows with a U-factor of 0.35 or less and a SHGC of 0.40 or less.
Residential and Commercial Financing Programs –PACE financing programs are available.
Southern California Gas Company (SoCal)
Home Upgrade Program – Advanced home upgrade program with incentives up to $6,500, includes energy-efficient windows.
Home Energy Upgrade Financing (HEUF) Program – $2,500-$20,000 loans available for installation of low-E windows.
Energy Independence Program – Rebate and incentive program for window replacement $1.50/sf, Ufactor of 0.35 or less and a SHGC of 0.40 or less.
Energy Independence Program – Financing available for windows, glass doors and skylights.
Turlock Irrigation District
Residential Rebate Program – $1/sf rebate for vinyl-coated sunscreens that block at least 80% of the sun’s heat.
At Campbell Window Film, we provide the most advanced energy efficient 3M™ Window Film for your home or business. If you are looking for more information on incentives and rebates for home energy efficiency, do not hesitate to contact Campbell Window Film today.