BayREN Program Areas
Get a Home Energy Boost
Single family residents can save energy, increase the comfort and safety of their home, and save money with BayREN's new Home+ Program. A Home Energy Advisor can help residents of detached single family and up to 4 attached units receive cash rebates for installing energy efficient measures in their home. Heating, air conditioning, insulation, and other systems can all help strengthen a home’s efficiency, lower energy consumption and bills, and improve the comfort and indoor air quality. Start by taking a quick online home energy evaluation and receive an energy savings kit valued at $70.
Improve Property with
Energy and Water Upgrades
Multifamily property owners can receive a free energy audit and are eligible for cash rebates for energy upgrades to their buildings. The program provides technical assistance with planning and financing energy and water saving improvements. Projects that result in at least 15% energy savings are eligible for rebates in the amount of $750 per unit.
Energy Savings and Financing for Small and Medium Businesses
Starting in early-2019, BayREN will launch new programs designed to work with the schedule, budget, and needs of small and medium commercial business property owners. BayREN will offer specialized technical assistance and financial resources to help businesses find the best approach to reduce costs and improve the quality of a building and business.
Codes & Standards
Reduce Building Energy Use Through Improved Design and Construction
BayREN assists local governments to evaluate and improve compliance with energy code and to develop options for accelerating energy efficiency. This includes providing no-cost training to building departments, funding demonstration projects, hosting quarterly regional innovation forums, and assisting Bay Area communities in developing reach codes.