Rebates for Property Managers and Owners

See all energy-efficient natural gas rebates that are currently available to multifamily property managers and owners.

Smart Thermostat Rebate - $75

A $75* rebate is available for the following qualifying models:

  • Nest Thermostats (all models)
  • ecobee (Smart Si, ecobee3 and ecobee3 lite, ecobee4)
  • Honeywell LyricTM Wi-Fi Thermostats (Lyric Round – 2nd generation, Lyric T5, Lyric T6)
  • Download updated multifamily rebate application

*Smart thermostat Rebate will be adjusted to $50, effective August 1st, 2019 --contentEnd--

 

Natural Gas Storage Water Heater Rebates

Get a $200 rebate on natural gas storage water heaters with an energy factor (EF) of 0.67 or greater or uniform energy factor (UEF) of 0.64 or greater. Natural gas water heaters cost less to operate and recover faster than their electric counterparts.

Natural Gas Tankless Water Heaters

Get a rebate of up to $600 on ENERGY STAR qualified tankless water heaters for multifamily apartment units (see rebate application for specification requirements). Must be replacing a conventional tank-type water heater in individual apartment units. Rebate available January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Rebates are also available for solar water heating systems.

Central System Natural Gas Boilers

Get a rebate of up to $5 per mBtu for central system natural gas boilers. If your central system boiler is more than 20 years old, consider replacing it with a new one.

Central System Natural Gas Storage Water Heaters

Get a rebate of up to $5 per mBtu on central system natural gas storage water heaters. Central system water heaters are much less expensive to operate than electric systems.

Wall Insulation

Save up to 25 percent of your heating costs by installing or upgrading insulation. SoCalGas offers a rebate of $0.30 per square foot for wall insulation. Existing walls must be currently uninsulated and between conditioned living area and unconditioned area. Installed insulation must achieve a minimum level of R-13.

Attic Insulation

Save up to 25 percent of your heating costs by installing or upgrading insulation. SoCalGas offers a rebate of $0.15 per square foot for attic insulation. Attic must have at least 24 inches of clearance between top of ceiling joist and bottom of ridge board. Pre-retrofit insulation must be R-11. Final insulation must be at least R-38.

Central Natural Gas Furnace

Get a $250 rebate on select ENERGY STAR central natural gas furnaces with 95 percent Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). An energy-efficient furnace will keep your tenants comfortable and your energy costs low.

Natural Gas Gravity Wall Furnace

SoCalGas offers a $50 rebate on high-efficiency gravity wall furnaces for multifamily apartment units. View rebate instructions and participating manufacturers. $50 rebate for models that meet a minimum AFUE of 70 percent. Must be replacing an existing gravity wall furnace in individual apartment units. Rebate available January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Controllers and Dual Set Point Controllers for Natural Gas Water Heaters/Boilers

An efficient controller can reduce natural gas consumption and reduce water heating bills up to 20 percent. Save $700 on graph model controllers for buildings of 34 units or fewer. Save $1400 on graph model controllers for buildings of 35 units or more.

Pool Heaters

Get a rebate of $3 per mBtu on qualifying pool heaters.

Boiler Controllers

  • Download and fill out the 2019 Multifamily Controller Application (PDF). Call us before you buy.
  • Reservations are required for boiler controllers only.
  • Controller applications must include a valid CSLB license number for the installer of the controller.
  • Effective January 1, 2013, applications for HVAC equipment (central furnaces, wall furnaces, etc.) now require an applicable permit number be listed on the application, along with a contractor and customer signature verifying the correct permit was obtained.