Burbank Water & Power - Energy Solutions Business Rebate Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Burbank Water and Power - Energy Solutions Business Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Nonprofit
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Heat recovery, Lighting, Motor VFDs, Motors, Roofs
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Central Air Conditioning: $150 - $500 per ton

Heat Pump Retrofits: $175 - $525 per ton
Motor Replacements: $35 - $1,260
Thermal Energy Storage: $800 per KW saved
Lighting/Chiller Retrofits/Cool Roofing: $0.05 per first year kWh savings
PC Management/Miscellaneous: $0.05 per first year kWh savings

Eligible System Size Varies by technology.

Equipment Requirements Rebates are awarded to customers who elect to perform an early retirement of their inefficient equipment and install new products that exceed Title 24 requirements. The Energy Solutions program is for retrofit projects only. All equipment must be new. Used, rebuilt, or refurbished equipment is not eligible.

See program for specific efficiency, size, and installation requirements

Maximum Incentive Each incentive will may not exceed 25% of the installed cost of a measure.

The annual customer rebate total may not exceed $100,000.

Program Administrator Burbank Water and Power
Website http://www.burbankwaterandpower.com/businessrebate.html
Date added to DSIRE 2006-06-22
Last DSIRE Review 2012-04-04

References DSIRE[1]


Burbank Water and Power offers a rebate to business customers for installing energy efficient equipment in eligible facilities. The rebate is offered for a variety of energy efficient measures and technologies, including retrofits for:

  • lighting
  • HVAC
  • central heat pump units
  • motor replacement
  • thermal energy storage
  • cool roofing
  • PC network power management software
  • custom made retrofits that fit program criteria

Complete rebate applications must be submitted within four months after the project completion date in order to be eligible for rebate consideration. After project completion, a final inspection and verification of the installation will be required prior to issuing a final rebate check. Rebates will be accommodated on a first come basis and limited annually to available funding of commercial programs. If replacing equipment that is no longer operational, rebates will be determined based on energy-savings exceeding Title 24 requirements.

Customers should call (818) 238-3638 to be sure their specific project would qualify. Complete rebate applications must be submitted within four months after the project completion date. Please see the web site for full details.

In addition to this and other business efficiency programs, Burbank Water and Power also offers its business customers up to 20 free shade trees to increase the facility's cooling efficiency. BWP Customers should call 818-957-8196 for more information or to schedule an on-site consultation.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Steve Soghomonian
Department Burbank Water and Power

Address 164 W. Magnolia Blvd.

Place Burbank, California
Zip/Postal Code 91502
Phone (818) 238-3638

Email ssoghomonian@ci.burbank.ca.us
Website http://www.burbankwaterandpower.com/index.html

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"