Webinar Recording Available: 
2017 Co-op Program Cycle Basics
The "2017 Co-op Program Cycle Basics" webinar was hosted on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Thank you for all who attended the webinar! If you were unable to attend, the recording of the webinar and slides are now available for you to review. 

In this 30-minute webinar, we cover: 
  • Who is eligible, and how to get started with Co-op. 
  • Qualifying purchases and requirements. 
  • How to submit projects and use funds. 
  • Program changes for 2017. 

Are you looking for resources to help support your efforts with Home Upgrade? Contractor Co-op could be a great fit for your business. This program supports Home Upgrade Participating Contractors by reimbursing 50% of qualifying business costs up to $10,000. 
Contact us at coop@theenergynetwork.com to:
  • Enroll in Contractor Co-op
  • Submit a project. 
  • Have any general program questions answered.
2017 Co-op Updates
Please review the program updates taking effect this cycle:
  • Matching Funds:
    • Remaining funds from the 2015-2016 program cycle have not been carried over. 
    • Invoices dated in 2017 will be processed under the 2017 program cycle, even if the project was reserved earlier.
  • Pre-Approval:
    • All pre-approval requests must provide an upfront quote. Marketing projects must submit both a quote and draft design.
    • To be eligible for reimbursement, projects must be pre-approved before the final purchase. 
    • If you have a recurring project (like a monthly magazine ad), please contact us to plan advanced pre-approval and reserve funds.
    • Invoices dated prior to January 1, 2017 are not eligible for reimbursement. 
  • Project Eligibility:
    • Company website costs are no longer eligible. 
    • Canvassing costs are no longer eligible. 

    • Online advertising is eligible and encouraged, including on sites such as Angie's List, Home Advisor, Houzz, or Yelp. 
    • Energy audit software license fees, including SnuggPro licensing fees, are eligible for reimbursement.
Please note that funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can only be guaranteed after we have pre-approved a project.
Questions? We're always happy to help.

Contact us at  homeupgrade@theenergynetwork.com  or (877) 785-2237.

The Energy Network is administered by the County of Los Angeles and funded by California utility ratepayers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. www.theenergynetwork.com

 

Energy Upgrade California┬« Home Upgrade provides assistance and incentives for home improvement projects that can reduce energy use and make homes more comfortable. This statewide program is managed locally by utilities and regional energy networks and directed by the California Public Utilities Commission in collaboration with the California Energy Commission. Funding comes from utility customers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Incentives are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are effective until funding is expended or the program is discontinued. Programs may be modified or terminated without prior notice. www.energyupgradeca.org.