Join the SoCalGas® Program

Why Join?

Expanded customer base and free leads

Support from a dedicated Account Manager

Free training, mentoring and marketing materials

Get Your Share of the Energy Efficiency Market!

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Through Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade, local utilities provide incentives to offset the cost of energy efficiency upgrades made with a Participating Contractor. If you work in the home performance, HVAC, insulation or other related industries, becoming a Participating Contractor can help you grow your business and get your share of the growing energy efficiency market. Join in just four easy steps - learn more below or get started now by completing a Contractor Interest Form.

Enrollment is Easy

Interest

Complete our online Contractor Interest Form. If you have questions about the form, you can email our team or call us at 855-355-6675.

Introduction

Meet with your Regional Account Manager to talk about your business and how to incorporate Home Upgrade. At your Welcome Meeting, your Account Manager will walk you through the program's training and documentation requirements.

Onboarding

Your Account Manager and Project Coordinator will help you collect all required documentation including CSLB License, IRS W-9 form, Certificates of Insurance and the program's Contractor Participation Agreement. In addition, during Onboarding you will participate in initial program training.

Participating Contractor

Now you're a Participating Contractor! As you complete your first projects, you'll receive field evaluations and program mentoring, as well as additional hands-on training. Your Account Manager will continue to be available to you to answer questions and provide support as your business grows.

General Documentation Requirements

  • CSLB License or HERS II Certification - must be active and in good standing.
  • Certificates of Insurance (General Liability, Commercial Auto, Workers Compensation)
  • IRS W-9 Form - Download from IRS Website
  • Signed Appendix from Energy Upgrade California Home Upgrade Usage and Graphics Standards Guide

Required Training

PROJECT PROCESSING TRAINING

Learn how to submit, track and process projects using the program's convenient Web Application and online processing system. Also includes an overview of project workflow, required forms and uploads and where to go for help and support.

COMBUSTION SAFETY COURSE

Customer and employee safety are of utmost importance to the program. All Participating Contractors are required to complete our online Combustion Safety Course to complete enrollment in the program. This free course provides the basics on how to properly perform and interpret Combustion Safety Testing results based on the Building Performance Institute Building Analyst Technical Standards.