Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) is a collaboration of the 9 counties that make up the San Francisco Bay Area.  Administered by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), BayREN implements effective energy saving programs on a regional level and draws on the expertise, experience, and proven track record of Bay Area local governments to develop and administer successful climate, resource, and sustainability programs.

Single Family Homes

Home Upgrade – Energy Upgrade California

Home Upgrade is an Energy Upgrade California® program specifically 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 and has a network of specially trained participating contractors in the Bay Area.

Archon Energy Solutions has a large staff of specially trained and licensed technicians that can assist home owners on qualifying for BayREN rebates.

Home Upgrade combines multiple improvements to increase your home’s overall energy efficiency, saving you energy and money. Eligible home improvements include:

  • Air sealing
  • Duct sealing
  • Insulation
  • High-efficiency furnaces
  • High-efficiency air conditioners
  • High-efficiency water heaters
  • High-efficiency windows

Up to $3,150 in rebates available!

Each point has a value of $10 with a maximum of $3000.00

Combustion safety testing rebate of $150 will be added upon completion.

Base Measures

Duct Sealing

Seal to ≤ 10% for existing systems

25

Duct Replacement

Seal to ≤ 6% for replacement ducts

65

Building Air Sealing

≥ 15% leakage reduction from vintage table defaults

25

Building Air Sealing

≥ 30% leakage reduction from vintage table defaults

45

Attic Insulation & Air Sealing

Insulation ≥ R-30 (≥ R-38 in climate zones 1 & 11-16)

55

Attic Insulation & Air Sealing

Insulation ≥ R-44 (all climate zones)

65

Base Measure Kickers

2nd Base Measure

2nd base measure selected

15

3rd Base Measure

3rd base measure selected

20

Flex Measures

Wall Insulation

Insulate ≥ R-13

50

Floor Insulation

Insulate ≥ R-19

55

Duct Insulation

Insulate ≥ R-8

40

Furnace

≥ 92% AFUE

60

Furnace

≥ 95% AFUE

70

Wall Furnace

≥ 70% AFUE

40

Air Conditioner

≥ 15 SEER/12.7 EER

75

Gas Storage Water Heater

EF ≥ 0.67

35

Gas Storage Water Heater

EF ≥ 0.70

45

Gas On-Demand Water Heater

EF ≥ 0.82

90

Electric Storage Water Heater

EF ≥ 2.00

40

High-Efficiency Windows

≤ 0.25 SHGC & ≤ 0.32 U-factor

70

If you’d like to get more information or to schedule an appointment,
please call us at 888-600-1614