Pasadena Water and Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name Pasadena Water and Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Doors, Heat pumps, Lighting, Pool Pumps, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Windows, Whole House Fans, Room Air Conditioners, Attic Fans, Skylight/Light Tube, Shade Screens
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Incentive amounts increase with purchase from Pasadena retailers and with Green Power purchase

Refrigerator: $100 - $150
Refrigerator Recycling: $25 Freezer Recycling: $35
Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) fixtures: $25 - $30
Ceiling Fan with CFLs: $40 - $50
Programmable Thermostat: $20 - $25
Clothes Washer: $80 - $100
Dishwasher: $60 - $75
Heat Pumps: $100/ton - $160/ton
Central A/C: $100/ton - $150/ton
Room A/C: $50 - $75
Solar Attic/Roof Fan: $90 - $100
Shade Screens: $0.60 - $0.75/sq.ft.
Skylight/Light Tube: $175 - $200
Dual-glazed Windows/Doors: $1.50 - $2.00/sq ft
Pool pumps: $200 - $250
Shade Trees: $40 - $50

Equipment Requirements Appliances and lighting must be Energy Star rated; all other items have minimum efficiency ratings which vary by system size.

Maximum Incentive Ceiling Fan: Limit two

Room A/C: Limit two
Attic/Roof Fan: Limit two
Shade Screens: Installation must be made to windows on south, west or east walls; screens must reflect 70% of the sun's heat and glare
Skylights/Light Tubes: Limit one

Program Administrator PWP Business Center
Date added to DSIRE 2006-07-28
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) offers rebates to residential customers on a wide variety of energy efficient technologies, including:

  • Clothes Washers
  • Refrigerators
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Ceiling/Attic/Roof Fans
  • Central/Room A/C
  • Heat Pumps
  • Programmable Thermostat

Customers who purchase equipment from retailers located in Pasadena receive a larger rebate amount. In addition, residential customers are also eligible to receive bonus rebates by participating in the Green Power Program, which supports the use of clean renewable energy sources that eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.

PWP also offers rebates for the purchase of shade trees that provide energy saving benefits. Customers may purchase and plant up to 10 trees per year to provide homes with shade, increasing cooling efficiency.

More information, including additional program information, eligibility, product requirements, and contact information may be found on the web site listed above.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Pasadena Water and Power
Department PWP Business Center
Division Customer Relations-Rebates
Address 105 S. Los Robles Avenue Suite 200
Address 2 100 N. Garfield Ave. PO Box 7115
Place Pasadena, California
Zip/Postal Code 91109
Phone (626) 744-6970


  • 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)"