Things You Can Do To Save On Your Next LADWP Bill

Posted by on Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Photo: DWRowan

We can all reduce our electricity and water use — to reduce greenhouse gases and save on our bills. Below, a list of useful programs offered by the Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for Angelenos, whether you are a business owner or residential customer of LADWP, or both.

For Businesses

Energy Conservation

  • Commercial Lighting Incentive Program: LADWP provides cash incentives for lighting retrofits. Incentive is offered based on each kWh saved. Lighting retrofits include sensor control installation, LED fixture replacement, and other lighting replacements.
  • Custom Performance Program: LADWP offers rebates on energy-efficient measures taken by your business. Energy-efficient measures include installing high-efficiency windows, cool roofs, and energy-efficient data centers.
  • Food Service Program: Food service equipment can be costly, which is why the LADWP offers a new incentive program for replacing old food service appliances with new, energy-efficient products. The list includes electric griddles, electric steam cookers, and reach-in refrigerators.

Water Conservation

  • Water Conservation Rebate ProgramLADWP offers rebates on retrofits and replacement of old toilets, nozzles, irrigation systems, and more.
  • Custom Water ConservationLADWP offers up to $250,000 when you install pre-approved products and equipment in your facility. Visit the link for examples of these projects.
  • Turf Replacement ProgramLandscaping (see photo) can be an effective water-conservation method. Commercial customers can receive up to $1 per square foot of turf grass replacement. Be sure to get pre-approval for your turf replacement project.

For Homeowners

Energy Conservation

  • Efficient Product MarketplaceBeing energy-efficient can be as simple as replacing a fluorescent bulb with an LED lightbulb. Visit the Efficient Product Marketplace website for more details on how you can receive LADWP rebates on energy-saving products.
  • Home Energy Improvement ProgramAn LADWP technician will come to your home, assess areas where you can upgrade for more cost and energy efficiency, and a trained repair technician will complete necessary upgrades.
  • Energy Upgrade CaliforniaThrough a whole-house approach, you can complete energy-efficient upgrades on multiple areas of your home and receive up to $5500 in rebates.
  • Solar Incentive ProgramLADWP will help offset the costs of solar rooftop installation to your home. Visit the website for more information on how you can make the transition to solar. (Related: Feed-in Tariff Program)

Water Conservation

  • Water Conservation Rebate ProgramLADWP provides rebates for residents to replace old washing machines and toilets with new, water-efficient models.
  • Turf Replacement ProgramLandscaping can be an effective water-conservation method. Residential customers can receive up to $2 per square foot of turf grass replacement. Be sure to get pre-approval for your turf replacement project.
  • Free water conservation itemsReceive water-saving household essentials (kitchen sink aerator, shower head, rain barrels) for free!

For Renters

Energy Conservation

  • Efficient Product MarketplaceBeing energy-efficient can be as simple as replacing a fluorescent bulb with an LED lightbulb. Visit the Efficient Product Marketplace website for more details on how you can receive LADWP rebates on energy-saving products.
  • Refrigerator Exchange ProgramIn exchange for your old refrigerator, LADWP offers a new, energy-efficient refrigerator. (Related: Refrigerator Recycling Program)
  • Window A/C Recycling ProgramRecycle your old window air conditioner for a $25 prepaid gift card from the LADWP. Receive an additional $50 for purchasing a new, energy-saving air conditioner.

Water Conservation

Learn more about what you can do to save energy, water, and money on the LADWP website.

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