Residential Resources

Free Energy Efficiency Toolkit


Learn how to save energy and money at home with the Energy Efficiency Toolkit! Check out the toolkit for FREE from the San Pablo Library (13751 San Pablo Avenue) or any other Contra Costa County public library. The Energy Efficiency Toolkit is provided by the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN). Visit BayREN to learn more.


Energy Upgrade California - Contra Costa County Program


Receive up to $5,500 in incentives and rebates for making energy efficiency upgrades to your home that will help lower your utility bills.  These rebates are on a FIRST COME-FIRST SERVE basis so call today!

Call 1-866-878-6008 or visit BayREN Home for opportunities specific to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Or, visit Energy Upgrade to learn about home energy efficiency tools, tricks and resources.


Free "Green House Calls"

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity is proud to partner with the City of San Pablo to offer FREE energy and water conservation services to help you save money on your utility bills. During your Green House Call appointment, you will receive at no-cost:
  • Home energy and water efficiency assessment, and customized report
  • Installation of efficient LED light bulbs, showerheads, and faucet aerators
  • Installation of Advanced Power Strip (while supplies last, approximately a $50 value)
  • Toilet leak detection test
Appointments are available during summer 2019. Space is limited. Sign up for your Green House Call today!
Call 1-510-665-1501, ext. 300 or sign-up online.


Free Home Weatherization Program

There are currently two free Residential Home Improvement/Weatherization Programs available to San Pablo Residents.

Contra Costa County website: Weatherization Program
PG&E websiteEnergy Savings Assistance Program




Additional PG&E Resources:
Conduct a free Home Energy Check-up

Or, apply online to the Energy Savings Assistance Program.
Participants must live in a house, mobile home or apartment that is at least five years old, and must fall under certain income thresholds.
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