Improve Your Home with Upgrades

Home Upgrade is an Energy Upgrade California® program available for Bay Area homeowners and implemented by local county governments. Home Upgrade in the Bay Area is available to homeowners in the following nine counties.

  • Alameda
  • Contra Costa
  • Marin
  • Napa
  • San Francisco
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Clara
  • Solano
  • Sonoma

Home Upgrade helps you identify ways to strengthen your home's energy efficiency. You'll learn how heating, air conditioning, insulation, water, and other systems in your home are working together and which improvements will most effectively improve your home's comfort and reduce your energy consumption. Rebates and incentives are available for home improvements that include air sealing, duct sealing, attic insulation, high-efficiency furnaces, cooling systems, water systems, wall insulation, and more.

Home Upgrade has a network of specially trained Participating Contractors in the Bay Area. Participating Contractors have undergone specialized training in order to help you identify the most cost-effective improvements. By working with a trained Participating Contractor, you'll start your project off on the right track towards a healthier, more comfortable and efficient home.

Get Support from a Free Home Upgrade Advisor

A Home Upgrade Advisor is available to help you understand everything you need to know about the Home Upgrade program and the available incentives. Advisors will work with you to maximize your rebate and transform your home into the best it can be. Home Upgrade Advisors are Building Performance Institute certified energy efficiency professionals who provide individualized support and assistance every step of the way before, during, and after an upgrade so you don't have to sweat the details. Home Upgrade Advisors can provide direct unbiased assistance to inform you about energy efficiency options, help you select an appropriate contractor, review estimates or bids, and help you navigate project installation and financing processes.

Or if you're ready to get started now, find a contractor today.

Contact a Home Upgrade Advisor to Get Started


  1. Call 866-878-6008 to speak with a Home Upgrade Advisor.
  2. Complete the form and a Home Upgrade Advisor will get in touch with you.

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