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Money Saving Tips from SoCal Gas Co

With the cooler weather coming into Southern California, most people will be using more natural gas in their homes. Since natural gas is cheaper than using electricity for our heating needs, many people use natural gas. Southern California Gas Company is offering appliance and energy-efficient natural gas rebates.

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Here are some rebates that are offered through So Cal Gas Co. NOTE: rebates may vary based on where you live, so it is best to check with your local provider to see if these rebates are valid.

Water Heater

You can receive a $100 rebate on an ENERGY STAR certified, high-efficiency natural gas storage water heaters with an Energy Factor (EF) of 0.67 or greater.

You can find qualifying water heaters here.

Tankless Water Heater

Receive a rebate of up to $200 on ENERGY STAR certified natural gas tankless water heaters .

  • $200 rebate for ENERGY STAR certified models with an Energy Factor of 0.90 or higher
  • $150 rebate for high efficiency models that meet a minimum Energy Factor of 0.82-0.89

Note: you must be replacing a conventional tank-type water heater.

Clothes Washer

Receive a $75 rebate on ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2016 clothes washers with Integrated Modified Energy Factor (IMEF) of 2.76 or greater AND Integrated Water Factor (IWF) of 3.2 or less.

Receive a $50 rebate on select Higher Efficiency ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers. Must meet ENERGY STAR's current 2016 specifications.

Cold Water Clothes Washer

SoCalGas® offers a $200 rebate on the Whirlpool Cold Water Technology Washer (Model Number WTW4715EW).

Natural Gas Dryer

Receive a $50 rebate on an ENERGY STAR certified natural gas dryer with a Combined Energy Factor (CEF) of 3.48.

For the entire list of rebates offered from SoCal Gas Co here.

In past posts throughout this year we've discussed some energy saving tips that you may find useful: FAST AND FREE SUMMER CONSERVATION TIPS, INEXPENSIVE ENERGY SOLUTIONS, and GOOD ENERGY SAVING INVESTMENTS.

Money Saving Tips from Southern California Gas Company

Along with the previous energy saving post, there are other ways of conserving our resources. They aren’t free, but they can save you money in the long run.

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On the positive side, by switching to energy efficient home appliances, the Southern California Gas Company offers rebates for different types of energy efficient household appliances, such as the ones listed below:

  • Water Heaters
  • Tankless Water Heaters
  • Clothes Washer
  • Cold Water Clothes Washer
  • Low Flow Showerhead
  • Attic or Wall Insulation
  • Furnace
  • Gravity Wall Furnaces
  • Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade

Along with these rebates for household appliances, you could also inquire about the complementary energy efficient starter kit.

To find out more about the appliance rebates and the complementary energy efficient starter kit, go to

Contact Kaplan Construction at 562-495-0483 or via email for caulking and insulation work, heating and furnace replacement, and new window installation.

Note: The rebates list may change over time, so check the Southern California Gas Company website for an updated list.