No-Cost Equipment Upgrades

The MEA Program can help you start your property’s energy efficiency upgrades. Contact us to discuss your property. We will help determine your eligibility and provide guidance on where to start, which may include installation of no-cost equipment in tenant units.

All installations will be completed in tenant units at no cost to properties or tenants by an authorized contractor vetted, selected, and provided by the MEA Program.

EQUIPMENT TYPE

SPECIFICATIONS

Gas Smart Communicating Thermostat, ENERGY STAR® qualified (In Dwelling Unit)*

ENERGY STAR qualified
Showerhead, Efficient (In Dwelling Unit) 1.5 GPM
Thermostatic Shut-off Valve (TSV) and Showerhead, Efficient (In Dwelling Unit) 1.0 ≥ 1.7 GPM
Faucet Aerator, Kitchen (In Dwelling Unit) 1.5 GPM
Faucet Aerator, Bath (In Dwelling Unit) 1.0 GPM
Recirculating Pump Controller for Central Domestic Hot Water (Common Area and In Dwelling Unit)** Includes pumps installed with variable frequency drives, integrated or remote sensors, and control systems that respond to hot water loop temperature.
Pipe and Fitting Insulation for Domestic Hot Water (Outdoor or Indoor) (Common Area) 1” of insulation

*For eligible customers only. Your MEA account manager will help determine eligibility.

**If there is a boiler controller previously installed at this site or if the property has hydronic heating, the property may be ineligible for this measure. Your MEA account manager will help determine eligibility.

 

Benefits

Tenant unit efficiency improvements help conserve natural gas and may lead to:

  • Reduced energy and water usage and associated costs
  • Improved tenant comfort and satisfaction
  • Decreased maintenance time and expense

How you Qualify

  • Must hold an active SoCalGas service account on residential or multifamily rates (GR, GM)
  • Must be a residential multifamily complex of existing construction with four or more dwelling units
  • The property must not have received a rebate or incentive from SoCalGas for the same equipment within the past five years
  • Installed equipment will be provided at no cost by the program to meet energy efficiency requirements

Next Steps

Simply contact us to schedule a no-obligation consultation with a MEA account manager, who will help you confirm eligibility, discuss upgrade options, and provide guidance throughout your participation process.

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