Energy Savings Assistance Program (ESA)

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Home Residential Services Special Programs Energy Savings Assistance Program (ESA)

California

Whether you own or rent your residence, this program can assist you with money-saving home improvements to increase the energy efficiency of your home. Energy-saving measures are available to income-qualified customers, at no cost.
 
Examples of energy-saving measures are caulking, insulation, weather-stripping, ductwork repairs and window repairs.
 

1. Public Assistance Program Eligibility

If you or someone in your household participate(s) in any of the following programs you may qualify.
  • Medicaid/Medi‐Cal (age 65 and over)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid/Medi‐Cal (under age 65)
  • Medi‐Cal for Families A&B (Healthy Families A&B)
  • CalFresh/SNAP (Food Stamps)
  • Head Start Income Eligible (Tribal Only)
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • CalWORKS (TANF) or Tribal TANF

2. Income Eligibility

You can also qualify for CARE if you meet the income guideline qualifications based on your household income and household size.
 
Check the chart below to see if you qualify for the program:

Income Guidelines

(EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2022 THROUGH MAY 31, 2023)

Number of Person(s) Living in My Home Annual Income
1 $33,975
2 $45,775
3 $57,575
4 $69,375
5 $81,175
6 $92,975
7 $104,775
8 $116,575
For each additional person add: $11,800
 
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Contact Information

If you are interested in the ESA program, please complete the interest form or contact Richard Heath and Associates (RHA) at 866-812-5766 (Se habla español).
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California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE)

If you have recently lost your job, even if you are receiving unemployment benefits, you may qualify for a reduced energy rate through our CARE Program.
 
The CARE Program can help you save money by providing a 20% discount on your monthly gas bill at your primary residence. For more information or to apply online,  click here
Southwest Gas is proud to work with the following contractors for the ESA Program:
  • Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County
  • MGM Construction
  • Quality Conservation Services (QCS)
  • Reliable Energy
  • Synergy
  • Bright Ideas Construction