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Services for Residents

Do you rent or own a home? Let us help you save! Call (805) 781-5625, email energy@co.slo.ca.us, or subscribe to our mailing list to for more information.

No-Cost Home Energy Efficiency Assessment

Income Eligible Energy Services: The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo offers free services to lower income households and seniors.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Provides assistance for basic weatherization, plus health & safety repairs, and additional minor home repairs.

Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP): Provides heater repair/replacement -for homeowners only, and only after homeowner has called the gas company to check appliances.

Energy Coach: Making energy upgrades to your home can be a confusing process, but help is just a phone call away. San Luis Obispo County residents now have access to free technical assistance via emPower's Energy Coach service. To schedule a free in-person home energy site visit or for 1-on-1 technical support, contact emPower SBC at (805) 568-3514 or email empowersbc@co.santa-barbara.ca.us.

Assistance with Home Energy Upgrade Projects

Whole Home Energy Upgrade Assistance: You could get up to $4,000 in rebates through Energy Upgrade California. A qualified contractor will help you find the right program, do the work, and navigate the rebate process.

Rebates: View a list of currently available rebates for electric appliances or gas appliances.

Solar: Find out about selecting a contractor and earning rebates for installing solar on your home through the California Solar Initiative (CSI).

No-Cost Way to Track Energy Use

Kill-A-Watt EZ Meters: Are your electronic appliances costing you too much? Find out with the Kill-A-Watt EZ Meter Lending Program. Kill-A-Watt™ EZ Meters are available for check-out from San Luis Obispo County Libraries. You can rent a meter free of charge just by using your library card.

Energy Tracking and More: Visit the Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Southern California Gas Company to track your home energy usage, learn personalized savings tips, and qualify for a free energy efficiency starter kit.