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PG&E - California Advanced Homes Incentives

Savings Category 
Solar Photovoltaics
Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
Maximum Rebate 

Base incentives increase until building is 45% above code.

Program Info
Sector Name 
Program Type 
Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Baseline Advanced Home Incentives: $75-$225/kW, $0.43-$1.29/kWh, $1.72-$5.14/Therm (15%-45% above code)
California ENERGY STAR Marketing Support: CAHP provides marketing material valued at up to 10% of baseline project incentive
On-site Photovoltaics: Additional $1,000 per single-family unit and $200 per multi-family unit for participating in California's New Solar Homes Partnership program at the tier II level
2013 Code Preparation Bonus: Additional $1,000 per single-family unit and $200 per multi-family unit that achieves at least 40% above 2008 T-24 code and includes HERS Duct Leakage, Verified Fan Watt Draw, Verified Cooling Coil Airflow, R-30 attic/roof insulation, and R-19 floor over unconditioned space


Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) offers an incentive for home builders to build homes which exceed 2008 Title 24 standards by 15%. The program is open to all single-family and multi-family new construction projects. A performance based approach is designed to encourage builders to construct single-family and multi-family dwellings that use at least 15% less energy than Title 24 standards. The incentive payments are based on the final 2008 T-24 reports created and signed by a Certified Energy Plans Examiners (CEPE) and verified by a third party HERS Rater. Incentives increase incrementally as the performance of the structure increases. Bonus incentives for weatherization and solar pv are also available for projects which exceed the basic program standards. For further details on these incentives and additional marketing support, please go to the California Advanced Homes web site.