Riverside Public Utilities


Weatherization Rebate

Our Weatherization Rebate Program is an innovative approach to improving the energy efficiency of Riverside’s businesses. The program is open to all RPU commercial electric customers.

Rebates are available for attic and exterior wall insulation, whole building fans, attic fans (solar and electric), window film, and Cool Roof coatings or products installed on commercial buildings.

What are the Weatherization Program benefits?

By utilizing one, or combinations of, the qualifying conservation efforts, you can greatly increase the energy efficiency of your business and reduce overall energy consumption.

What qualifies for a rebate, and what are the rebate amounts?

Conservation Measure Minimum Rating Rebate
Attic Insulation* R-19 10¢ per sq. ft.
Attic Insulation*   R-30 or R-38+ 15¢ or 20¢ per sq. ft.
Exterior Wall Insulation*   R-13+ 15¢ per sq. ft.
Whole Building Fan Installation will not count towards purchase price $100 (limit 1)
Solar-Powered Attic Fan Installation will not count towards purchase price $100 (limit 2)
Electric Attic Vent Fan Installation will not count towards purchase price $50 (limit 2)
Cool Roof (coatings or products) Energy Star-Rated, Title 24 or CRRC energy savings rated  $0.20 per sq. ft.
Windows/Glass Doors Energy Star-Rated $1 per sq. ft.
Window Film NFRC certified $1 per sq. ft.
Solar Window Screen  SHGC of .40 or less $1 per sq. ft.

*Rebates will be calculated for nearest R-value

Rebate amount cannot exceed $25,000 for Flat rate customers, $50,000 for Demand customers, and $100,000 for Time of Use (TOU) customers. In addition, rebates cannot exceed 50% of the project costs. Customers are limited to one capped rebate per program per fiscal year per premise.

Current building code compliance, the choice of improvements, the selection of dealers, the purchase of items and acceptance of materials used, work performed and the payments thereof are the customer's responsibility.

Riverside Public Utilities reserves the right to determine eligibility and modify or discontinue this program without prior notice at its discretion. Program is subject to fund availability.


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How Do I Apply?

Complete the Commercial Application, attach any required documentation and mail to:

Riverside Public Utilities Programs & Services
3750 University Avenue, 3rd Floor, Riverside, CA 92501

Give your Account Manager a call today at 951-826-5485 for full details on our existing programs or to inquire about future programs, or send us an e-mail at [email protected].