Provides information on the licensing, workers compensation and bonding status of contractors. CSLB is a state agency that provides regulatory oversight to the State's construction industry and home improvement contractors. Additionally, you can file a complaint against a contractor here or use the Solar Complaint Form to file a complaint for a solar project.
The Department of Financial Protection & Innovation provides helpful information regarding PACE programs and provides resources to assist homeowners. The DFPI issued an alert about misleading mailers that companies have sent to homeowners with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. For more information please visit DFPI Consumer Alert.
District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced today, Aug. 9, 2019, that his office and six other prosecutors’ offices across California have obtained a $4 million settlement with Renovate America, Inc., resolving claims the company violated state consumer protection laws.
An extensive list of important questions to ask a contractor before hiring. This information will help homeowners be better equipped to ensure that they are hiring the right contractor for their needs.
A state-wide initiative that serves as a hub for homeowners who want to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The program can help make your home more comfortable, improve air quality, help save energy and possibly lower energy bills.
Provides an Home Energy Yardstick application that allows you to measure your energy efficiency and offers insights into how much of your home's energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water. It also provides ways to improve a home’s overall score, comfort level, and lower utility bills.
Provides homeowners with an opportunity to measure the efficiency of their homes by analyzing their electricity bills.
The Residential Energy Efficiency Loan (REEL) Program was designed to help California homeowners and renters access affordable financing for energy efficiency projects.
A nonprofit organization that provides free or low cost solar to homeowners who live in qualified areas and quality for energy subsidy programs such as CARE or FERA.
Hosts DSIRE, which is a comprehensive source for incentives and policies that support renewable and energy efficiency. California currently has 256 policies or incentives.