Residential Rebate Catalog

Save energy and money while making your home more comfortable and energy resilient.

Rebate offerings are dependent on available funding. Amounts and offerings may change at any time. Rebate amount is determined by the values listed on the RCEA webpage on the date a complete rebate reservation form is received (optional) or a complete application and all supplemental documents are received.

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Submit a Customer Interest Form to find out what actions you can take to save energy and reduce emissions as well as additional services you are eligible for.

If you’d like to lower your energy bill, energy efficient equipment upgrades will save you energy, money, and will help create a more sustainable future for Humboldt County and the world. Small changes can make a big difference.

Contact an Energy Advisor to learn about all of RCEA’s service offerings including Residential Efficiency Kits, Heat Pump Rebates, EV Charger Rebates and more. Even if you have already started doing upgrades, you should still talk to an RCEA Energy Advisor because you may still qualify for rebates and services.

To reach an Energy Advisor:

Details

  • Rebates are first-come, first-served while funding lasts.
  • Rebates are subject to change at any time.
  • The rebate amounts listed below are for current RCEA electric customers.
  • Rebate awards are determined by the rebate amount listed below on the date your complete application and supplemental questionnaire with verification (when required) are received.  
  • Used or rebuilt equipment is not eligible.
  • Replacement of an existing unit is not required except for Equipment Electrification rebates.
  • You have the option to reserve your Equipment Rebate for 30 days by submitting the Equipment Rebate Reservation Form. Rebate reservations will honor the rebate award listed on the date of your reservation is made.
  • If you are not an RCEA customer or are interested in rebates for equipment other than what is listed, please speak with an RCEA Energy Advisor to learn about other options or how you can opt back in to RCEA services and save money on your electric bill.

Statewide Rebates

RCEA Residential Rebate Catalog – 2023

How to Apply

Terms and Conditions for Rebates 


Eligibility Criteria

To ensure rebate eligibility, review the eligibility criteria listed below for equipment before purchase. For questions about equipment eligibility, contact RCEA at rebates@redwoodenergy.org or 707-269-1700.


Optional Equipment Rebate Reservation


Electrification Supplemental Questionnaire– Required for Equipment Electrification Rebates


Equipment Rebate Application Process

  1. Complete, sign, and submit the Equipment Rebate Application through our website.

  2. Please upload a photo or scanned copy of your paid invoice/receipt listing the equipment purchased, quantities, cost, and date with your application submission.
  3. If you are replacing a natural gas or propane unit you must also fill out the Electrification Supplemental Questionnaire, save it to your computer, and upload it with your application.
  4. If you have questions or need clarification, please email rebates@redwoodenergy.org
  5. You will receive email confirmation that your submission was received within 3 business days. You will be notified of any missing information or documentation required to complete your submission.
  6. Once your application is approved you will receive a confirmation email along with confirmation of the total rebate amount.
  7. Rebate payments will be made by check and will be issued within 30 business days following application approval.

Alternative submission options

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Equipment Electrification

Replace existing natural gas or propane units with equipment specified below.

Measures in this section will require submission of the Electrification Supplemental Questionnaire with your application.

Residential Panel Upsize Add-On Rebate

Description Rebate Rebate Code
Equipment being replaced used natural gas or propane. Must submit Electrification Supplemental Questionnaire and verification. The main electric panel and electric service connection has been upsized to 200 amps. The panel upsize was required for electrification upgrades $500 HP005

Details:

  • Available as an Add-on Rebate to an approved Equipment Electrification Rebate for residential customers.
  • Existing main residential electric panel has less than 200 amp capacity.
  • Additions and new construction are not eligible.
  • New upsized main residential electric panel and PG&E service connection has 200 amp capacity.
  • Permit for panel replacement is required.
  • Equipment must pass municipal inspections and be connected to the grid by PG&E.
  • Limit 1 Panel Upsize Add-On Rebate per electric meter for all time.
  • Customer has submitted a completed Electrification Supplemental Questionnaire and verification.

Electric Cooking Replacing Natural Gas or Propane

Details:

  • Must replace and dispose of existing gas equipment
  • The replacement equipment must have four or five burners (except wall oven)
Existing Fuel Description Rebate Rebate Code

Replacing Natural Gas

Induction Cooktop (built in, no oven) $250 AP013A
Electric Range with Induction Cooktop $400 AP013B
Electric Resistance Wall Oven $200 AP013D
Electric Range with Electric Resistance Cooktop $150 AP013C

Replacing Propane

Induction Cooktop (built in, no oven) $250 AP015A-P
Electric Range with Induction Cooktop $400 AP015B-P
Electric Resistance Wall Oven $200 RC001A
Electric Range with Electric Resistance Cooktop $150 RC001B

Heat Pump Clothes Dryer Replacing Gas

Details:

  • Must replace and dispose of existing gas equipment
  • Must be a Heat Pump Clothes dryer meeting the Energy Star Most Efficient criteria: www.energystar.gov
  • Dryers can be standard or compact with any voltage.
Description Existing Fuel Area Rebate Rebate Code

ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Heat Pump Clothes Dryer

Replacing Natural Gas

Multifamiliy Common Area

$450 AP014I
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $350 AP014G
Replacing Propane Multifamiliy Common Area $450 AP003R-P
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $350 AP003H-P

Combination Washer with Heat Pump Clothes Dryer Replacing Gas

Details:

  • Washes and dries in a single machine using heat pump technology
  • Must replace and dispose of existing washer and gas dryer
  • Must be a Combination All-in-One Washer/Dryer meeting the Energy Star criteria: energystar.gov
  • Unit must have a Dryer Combined Energy Factor (CEF) >= 4.50
Description Existing Fuel Area Rebate Rebate Code

Combination Washer/Heat Pump Dryer

Replacing Natural Gas Multifamily Common Area $550 AP014I-C
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $450 AP014G-C
Replacing Propane Multifamily Common Area $550 AP003R-CP
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $450 AP003H-CP

Electric Clothes Dryer Replacing Natural Gas or Propane

Details:

  • For Heat Pump Dryers, please see Heat Pump Clothes Dryer section above.
  • Dryers can be standard or compact with any voltage.
  • Energy Star certification: www.energystar.gov
Description Area Rebate Rebate Code
Replacing Natural Gas Multifamily Common Area $190 AP003O-NG
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $150 AP003A-NG
Replacing Propane Multifamily Common Area $190 AP003O-P
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $150 AP003A-P

Heat Pump Pool Heater Replacing Gas

 Details:

  • Must be replacing gas-fired pool heater
  • Must meet minimum coefficient of performance (COP) of 5.5
  • Multi-HP Pool Heaters are not eligible
Description Area Rebate Rebate Code
Replacing Natural Gas Pool Heater Multifamily common area $2000 RE005B
Single family $1000 RE005A
Replacing Propane Pool Heater Multifamily common area $2000 RC002A
Single family $1000 RC002B

Appliances

Choosing energy-efficient appliances on the market today can provide immediate savings on your utility bill. These rebates will support your selection of the most efficient equipment.

Replacement of existing equipment is only required where indicated.

Heat Pump Clothes Dryer Replacing Electric Clothes Dryer

Details:

  • Must be a Heat Pump Clothes dryer meeting the Energy Star Most Efficient criteria: energystar.gov
  • Dryers can be standard or compact with any voltage.
Description Area Rebate Rebate Code
Combination Washer/Heat Pump Dryer Multifamily
Common Area
$450 AP003R-C
Single Family
or Inside
Dwelling unit
$350 AP003H-C

Electric Clothes Dryer

Details:

  • Dryers can be standard or compact with any voltage.
  • Energy Star certified: www.energystar.gov
Description Area Rebate Rebate Code
ENERGY STAR
Electric
Clothes Dryer
Multifamiliy Common Area $100 AP003O
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit $50 AP003A

Electric Clothes Washer

Details:

  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified or rated ENERGY STAR Most-Efficient: www.energystar.gov meeting the requirements listed below.
  • Combination washer-dryers and clothes washers with heated drying functionality are not eligible for rebates
  • Capacity must be between 2.5 and 6.0 cubic feet to be eligible for rebate
Washer Type Integrated Modified Energy Factor (IMEF) Integrated Water Factor (IWF) Rebate Area Rebate Code
Top Loading ≥ 2.06 ≤ 4.3 $50 Multifamily Common Area AP004H
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit AP004G
Front Loading ≥ 2.74 ≤ 3.2 $100 Multifamily Common Area AP004B
Single Family or Inside Dwelling unit AP004A

Coin Operated Clothes Washer

Details:

  • Only available to Multifamily buildings for common use laundry areas
  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified: www.energystar.gov
  • Combination washer-dryers and clothes washers with heating/drying functionality are not eligible for rebates
  • Capacity must be between 1.6 and 8.0 cubic feet to be eligible for rebates
  • Units may be owner or leased
Description Rebate Rebate Code
ENERGY STAR Rated, Coin Operated, Front loading $500 AP004E

Room Air Cleaners

Details:

  • Must be Energy Star certified: www.energystar.gov meeting the requirements listed below.
  • Must meet the minimum CADR for the Size
Tier Size (Smoke-free CADR) Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) / Watt Rebate Rebate Code
<100 2.5 AP008G
Tier 1 100-150 3.1 $10
>150 3.8 $50 AP008I
Tier 2 <100 3.8 $20 AP008J
100-150 4.7
>150 5.7 $100 AP008L

Room Air Conditioner

Details:

  • Packaged terminal air conditioners, portable air conditioners, room air conditioner models with electric resistance heat as the primary heat source, and dehumidifiers are not eligible.
  • Must be ENERGY STAR certified: www.energystar.gov
ENERGY STAR Tier Description Rebate Rebate Code
ENERGY STAR Basic Tier Efficient Room Air Conditioner, 10 kBtu $15 AP007A
ENERGY STAR Advanced Tier Efficient Room Air Conditioner, 10 kBtu, +10% $20 AP007B
ENERGY STAR Connected Tier Efficient Room Air Conditioner, 10 kBtu, Connected Tier $50 AP007C

Refrigerator

Details:

  • Must be a refrigerator with or without freezer meeting the Energy Star criteria or Energy Star MOST EFFICIENT Criteria: www.energystar.gov
ENERGY STAR
Tier
Rebate Rebate Code
ENERGY STAR $50 AP001B
ENERGY STAR
Most Efficient
$100 AP001AC

Cooking Equipment Replacing Existing Electric

Details:

  • Requires existing electric equipment. Existing equipment must be disposed of
  • The replacement induction cooktop equipment must have four or five burners
Description Rebate Rebate Code
Induction Cooktop (built in, no oven) $150 AP015A
Electric Range with Induction Cooktop $250 AP015B

Dishwashers

Details:

  • Compact and Commercial dishwashers are not eligible (See Commercial Equipment rebate catalog for commercial dishwasher rebates)
  • Must be an Energy Star certified: www.energystar.gov
Description Rebate Rebate Code
<= 240 kWh estimated annual energy use (EAEU) $100 AP006C

Heat Recovery Ventilation

 

Heat recovery ventilators and Energy Recovery Ventilators bring fresh air into a conditioned space and cycle out pollutants in stale air while also capture and exchanging the heat into the incoming air.

Details:

  • Install an air-to-air heat recovery ventilator (HRV) unit that draws in fresh outside air, while exhausting stale, humid, air
  • HRVs must meet the specifications listed in the HVI certified product directory.
  • Building must not already have an HRV or ERV existing and being replaced.
Description Area Specifications Rebate Rebate Code

Heat Recovery Ventilation

Tier 1: High-Efficiency Single Family & Multifamily 60% SRE and 65% ASRE, or above, and 0.70 W/cfm $ 1,300 HC054B
Tier 2: Best-in-Class Multifamily 86% SRE and 90% ASRE, or above, and 0.47 W/cfm $ 1,600 HC054C
Single Family 86% SRE and 90% ASRE, or above, and 0.56 W/cfm $ 2,800 HC054D

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

Heat Pumps

Upgrading your HVAC system can save energy, lower your utility bills, improve your home’s comfort and indoor air quality. When replacing electric resistance space heating, heat pumps can be up to four times more energy-efficient. Replacing a propane or natural gas heater is a great way to reduce the emissions from your household appliances and eliminate the need for refilling tanks.

Hot Water – Heat Pumps

Energy-efficient heat pump water heaters can help save energy and save money over the lifetime of the system. The latest electric heat pump water heaters can be up to three times more energy-efficient than standard electric ones, helping you save long-term. Newer models also let you customize your settings based on your lifestyle.

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