The AC Optimization program helps residential and commercial customers save on cooling costs through services provided by certified, professional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technicians from approved, licensed contractors. These contractors analyze cooling systems and provide basic maintenance and efficiency services. This program is free for commercial customers.
Summer Shift Energy Saving Program
Summer Shift is a new energy saving program that aims to reduce the risk of outages this summer resulting from the limited availability of natural gas from the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility. Offered from July through September 2016 for large commercial and industrial customers, SummerShift will provide an incentive of $10.00 per kilowatt (kW) for shifting your energy use away from high demand, peak periods to off-peak periods.
CLIP offers incentives to help make a wide variety of high-performance lamps and lighting fixtures cost-effective, and targets any size business that still utilizes standard fixtures. CLIP is designed to be consistent with California’s statewide lighting programs, leveraging established contractor networks to offer non-residential customers a full suite of lighting products and services to improve the energy efficiency in their businesses by upgrading/retrofitting core lighting systems. CLIP’s calculated savings approach allows customers to tailor lighting efficiency upgrades to better meet their lighting needs and attain greater energy savings.
CPP offers incentives for energy saving measures not covered by other LADWP non-residential energy efficiency programs. These involve more advanced, high efficiency technologies and innovative energy saving strategies that exceed code, or minimum industry standards. Examples include equipment controls, industrial processes, high efficiency HVAC and chillers, hotel guest room controls, variable frequency drives, and other high efficiency technologies.
The Custom Express Program has a simplified rebate menu for specific measures. The program includes rebates for network PC power management software, plug load occupancy sensors, and high efficiency ENERGY STAR® qualified copiers.
LADWP and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) are working together to offer incentives for bringing commercial buildings back to their optimal performance levels using 13 common controls and schedule-based measures. If you are a customer of LADWP and own a business, or represent a non-residential customer, the RCx Program can help you reduce your electricity bills and the cost of building operations.
LADWP and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®) are working together to offer incentives designed to benefit owners and developers of new commercial building via the statewide Savings By Design (SBD) program. LADWP's New Construction Program will offer incentives for projects which do not meet the SBD requirements, but exceed Title 24 requirements by 10% or greater and are past the design phase.
The Food Service Program offers incentives to encourage retrofit measures and technologies to reduce energy consumption in supermarkets, liquor stores, convenience stores, restaurants, etc. Rebates are offered for commercial food appliances and refrigerator cases, ice machines, reach-in freezers/refrigerators, display cases, walk-in coolers, etc., as well as other refrigeration equipment.
This program offers incentives to both residential and non-residential customers who lease or purchase solar systems for installation on their property. The current incentive level for the residential SIP is $0.40/watt and $.70/watt for the non-residential solar incentive. In addition, the programs allows for an higher incentive for non-profit agencies as well as educational institutions. The resulting incentive is calculated based upon the estimated annual production of the installed system.
Charge Up L.A.! provides rebates to offset your out-of-pocket costs for the purchase of a qualifying electric vehicle (EV) charger to encourage the installation of a qualifying EV charger at residential and commercial locations. This program benefits the environment and helps EV drivers save fuel costs at the same time. The rebate is offered to residential customers who purchase or lease a qualifying EV and install a Level 2 charger at their home. It is also available to commercial customers who seek to install EV chargers for their employees and/or customers.
The City Plants Program provides free shade trees for residents and property owners in Los Angeles to promote the planting of trees to improve building energy efficiency. This is a joint program implemented by LA Department of Public Works and supported by LADWP. Through this partnership, CP is able to provide free shade trees for residents and property owners in the City of Los Angeles along with information on where to plant the trees for maximum energy efficiency benefits. CP currently focuses on providing trees for residential customers but will also provide trees to commercial customers.
LADWP’s TAP offers incentives to assist customers in implementing custom water conservation projects. TAP incentives are available to commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-family customers installing pre-approved water conservation measures including equipment, devices, products, fixtures, and technologies of a permanent nature. The financial incentive is calculated at the rate of $1.75 per 1,000 gallons of water saved over a period of two years (minimum of 150,000 gallon savings required). Proposed projects are first evaluated to ascertain feasibility, cost, and savings. Incentives are paid after project installation and verified operation.
If you’re thinking about moving your business to the city of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power welcomes new businesses with a discount on electricity and water costs through the Business Promotion Bill Credit Program (BPBC). We provide bill credit amounts that will be phased out over three years to qualified businesses relocating to the City of Los Angeles.
This program is a partnership with the Metropolitan Water District to offer rebates for business customers who purchase and install water conservation equipment such as high-efficiency toilets and urinals, weather-based irrigation controllers, cooling tower conductivity controllers, and other measures.
Commercial customers can receive rebates for turf removal and replacement with California Friendly® landscaping, mulch, and permeable pathways or artificial turf. Customers can receive $1 per square foot of turf removed and replaced with water wise landscaping features for the first 10,000 Sq. Ft and $0.50 per square foot thereafter.