Assessment Vouchers 2016-2017: $300 off a Comprehensive Energy Assessment

Assessment Vouchers 2016-2017 program cycle, offered by the County of Los Angeles/SoCalREN, help contractors offer a $300 discount on a Comprehensive Energy Assessment that leads to an Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade project.

Requirements and Restrictions

Each Assessment Voucher provides $300 directly to the contractor after meeting the following requirements and restrictions:

  • The homeowner must participate in Home Upgrade in the County of Los Angeles/SoCalREN, SCE and/or SoCalGas territory.
  • Each contractor is limited to 10 Assessment Voucher codes for the 2016-2017 program cycle, until the funding limit is reached.
    • Ex: If you have redeemed 5 vouchers in 2016, you will be able to redeem another 5 vouchers in 2017.
    • Ex: If you have not yet redeemed your codes in 2016, you will be able to request for up to 10 vouchers in 2017.
  • Date on Notice of Incentive Approval cannot exceed 90 days.
  • The Assessment Voucher program is on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available or until discontinued by the County of Los Angeles/SoCalREN.
  • The contractor must include a line item on the customer invoice indicating “Comprehensive Energy Assessment”/”Energy Assessment”/”Assessment Voucher”/”Energy Audit” showing that an energy assessment was provided to the homeowner.
  • Contractor must complete an in-home Comprehensive Energy Assessment and provide a report to the homeowner.The in-home Comprehensive Energy Assessment shall be based on building science principles (heavily influenced by BPI standards) and will include:
      • The use of appropriate equipment in diagnosing opportunities for improving energy efficiency and minimizing health and safety hazards.
      • A review with the homeowner/occupant(s), if available, about any concerns they may have related to the performance of their home.
      • Immediate disclosure to homeowner/occupant(s) when any suspected emergency or urgent health and safety hazard or situation is present in the home.
    • The report will include:
      • Results of diagnostic tests and visual/sensory inspections including a summary of the diagnostic testing and inspections and their purpose.
      • Information on energy programs, incentives, regulations and energy costs relevant to prioritized recommendations for improving the home.
      • A baseline energy use analysis [when energy-consumption records are available].
      • A comprehensive set of recommended health and safety measures, warranted by the site-specific circumstances.
      • Advice to the homeowner/occupants on user-controlled energy reduction strategies.

 Redeem a Voucher

Contractors can redeem the Assessment Vouchers after the Home Upgrade project is completed or through Vision with SCE and/or SoCalGas or through the County of Los Angeles/SoCalREN’s (SoCalREN) Contractor Portal when submitting final incentive paperwork. Visit http://tenres.com/voucher.

To redeem an Assessment Voucher through the SoCalREN contractor portal, contractors must submit the following through the SoCalREN Contractor Portal when providing final incentive paperwork:

  • A copy of the customer invoice that shows “Comprehensive Energy Assessment”/”Energy Assessment”/”Assessment Voucher”/”Energy Audit” to show that the assessment was completed. The $300 discount does not need to be added to the invoice.
  • A valid code must be entered in the Voucher Code section of the project page.

To redeem an Assessment Voucher through Vision, contractors must submit the following through the Vision system when providing final incentive paperwork:

  • A copy of the customer invoice that shows “Comprehensive Energy Assessment” to show that the assessment was completed. The $300 discount does not need to be added to the invoice.
  • A valid code must be entered in the Coupon/Voucher Code section of the project page.

Home Upgrade and Advanced Home Upgrade projects are eligible for redeeming Assessment Vouchers.

Would you like to request another Assessment Voucher? Email us.

Please note that Assessment Vouchers are available on a first-come, first-served basis while funds are available or until discontinued by the County of Los Angeles/SoCalREN. Limit one Assessment Voucher per project.

Contact us at (877) 785-2237 or email us to learn more.

Request a Voucher

Contractors can request a Voucher by email.

Assessment Voucher Guidelines

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Assessment Voucher Guidelines

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