SoCalGas - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (California)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place California

Name SoCalGas - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Agricultural Equipment, Boilers, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Equipment Insulation, Furnaces, Processing and Manufacturing Equipment, Steam-system upgrades, Water Heaters, Greenhouse Curtain and Film, Pool Heaters, Kilns
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Business Energy Efficiency Program: $1/therm saved annually or 50% of cost

Furnaces: Varies
Burners: Varies
Heat Recovery Systems: Varies
Energy Management Systems: Varies
Clothes Washers: $35-$75/unit
Boiler: $0.25-$0.50/MBtuh
Tankless/Direct Contact/Storage Water Heater: $2/MBtuh
Large Tankless Water Heater: $0.50/MBtuh
Pool Heater: $2/MBtuh
Pipe Insulation: $2-$3/ln. ft.
Tank Insulation: $2-$4/sq. ft.
Greenhouse Heat Curtain: $0.20/sq. ft.
Infrared Film: $0.05/sq. ft.
Steam Traps: $100/unit
Oven: $500-$750
Double Rack Oven: $2000
Fryer: $500
Pressureless Steamer: $2000
Griddle: $125

Equipment Requirements Various: see web site
Start Date 2010-01-01
Expiration Date 2012-12-31

Maximum Incentive Energy Efficiency Rebates for Businesses: $200,000/customer/year; $50,000 for greenhouse curtains, $25,000 for boilers and water heaters

Savings By Design Program: $150,000/year

Program Administrator Southern California Gas Company
Date added to DSIRE 2006-05-03
Last DSIRE Review 2012-08-03
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) offers non-residential customer rebates to encourage energy efficiency. More information about rebates and equipment requirements can be found at the program website.

The Energy Efficiency Rebates For Businesses (EERB) for general and small business covers the cost of prescriptive improvements, such as the installation of commercial grade clothes washers, boilers, water heaters, steam trap replacement and other energy efficient measures. A list of general equipment and food service equipment, along with rebate amounts are available on the program web site.

The Savings By Design Program (SBD) is an energy efficiency program that provides technical and financial resources to help commercial and industrial customers save energy and money when they design, expand, or change new or existing processes and facilities. Incentives equal up to $1 per therm saved annually, up to $150,000.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Program Manager - SCGC
Department Southern California Gas Company
Division Business Programs
Address Box 513249 ML 28H2

Place Los Angeles, California
Zip/Postal Code 90051
Phone (800) 427-6584 Ext:4
Phone 2 (800) 427-2200


  • 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)"