Insulating a wall.


Bundle up your home with insulation for cozier winters and cooler, more comfortable summers — and big energy savings in every season.


Get cash back on insulation upgrades when you work with a BayREN Participating Contractor. 

See which upgrades qualify, including the minimum required  insulation performance rating (R value) and how much you can earn:

Home Insulation Upgrades Rebate

Attic Insulation

Attic insulation ≥ R-44 (includes attic air sealing)

$0.75 / ft2 (not to exceed $1,000 per home)
Wall Insulation
Wall insulation ≥ R-13 (2x4 framing) or ≥ R-19 (2x6 framing)
$0.70 / ft2 (not to exceed $1,000 per home)

Combustion Appliance Safety (CAS) test-out 

CAS test-out required for all measures. Not available as a standalone rebate. Only one per service address.

$100 bonus rebate

*Rebates are subject to change. Learn more.


  • Eligible upgrades include wall and attic insulation.
  • Rebates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and available for qualifying Bay Area residents with homes built in 2016 or earlier.
  • Customers who receive only one, electric or gas, service from PG&E can apply for measures that correspond to the services received.
  • Customers must complete eligible improvements with a BayREN Participating Contractor in order to receive a rebate (except for electrification appliance measures).
  • Customer must not have previously received a rebate for the same product or equipment from more than one energy-efficiency program offering rebates, financing or other rebates funded with PG&E ratepayer dollars within the past three years for O&M measures and eight years for building shell, HVAC and water heating measures.
  • One rebate is offered per measure per address. 
  • Rebates are capped at $4,000 per eligible customer over an eight-year period. Individual measure rebates may not exceed the measure cost.
How to Apply
  • Your BayREN Participating Contractor will assist you through the rebate process to make sure you get the best price on your projects. 
  • To get started, contact your Home Energy Advisor for information about qualifying projects. Then hire a BayREN-certified contractor and get your project started!
  • Your BayREN contractor will work with you to determine the scope and budget of your project. They will be able to tell you which rebates your project qualifies for.
  • Your contractor will create documentation of your project before and after it is completed. Once the project is completed, the contractor will submit program documentation to BayREN on your behalf. 
  • After your documentation has been submitted, you can track the progress of your rebate online.
Get Started

 Contact a Home Energy Advisor to learn more about home insulation projects and rebates.

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