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Commercial HVAC Optimization Program

Program Summary
Show me a better way to control my HVAC expenses and my indoor air quality

What every PG&E commercial customer needs to know about PG&E’s Commercial HVAC Optimization Program.

What every PG&E commercial customer needs to know about PG&E’s Commercial HVAC Optimization Program.

What every PG&E commercial customer needs to know about PG&E’s Commercial HVAC Optimization Program.

It’s a high standard in quality and cost savings

PG&E’s Commercial HVAC Optimization Program utilizes the HVAC industry standard (ANSI/ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 180), which supports minimum and consistent HVAC inspection and maintenance requirements that preserves a system’s ability to achieve acceptable thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality in commercial buildings. Your qualifying HVAC units will receive regular, quarterly servicing that goes well above routine maintenance to optimize the equipment’s performance and longevity.

PG&E will pay the customer up to $1,726 per unit, based on the unit size, age and presence of an economizer, to offset the incremental cost of the upgraded quality maintenance service agreement.

1-Year Standard 180

The HVAC Optimization Program is based on a one-year maintenance agreement with a participating contractor. It is a comprehensive maintenance program with four service inspections. Customer incentives can total up to $1726 per unit. All customer rebates are paid at the successful completion of the baseline inspections to assist in subsidizing unit repairs. Contractors can collect additional incentives to assist performing the energy savings tasks.

Enhanced Ventilation Controls (EVC)

Add enhanced ventilation control to your packaged HVAC unit. EVC kits add variable speed, CO2 sensors and ADECs to existing packaged HVAC units. These retrofit add-on technologies can reduce the ventilation rate and outside air when the conditioned space is occupied by fewer people than the design capacity. This is a good energy-efficiency measure for conditioned spaces with highly-variable or low occupancy.

How to get Started:

  • 1

    Contact a local, participating contractor, to schedule an in-person assessment of your rooftop HVAC systems, who will explain the program and perform an inventory of your HVAC units to determine their size and eligibility.

  • 2

    You and your contractor will develop a maintenance plan and service agreement. Your contractor will also help you apply for the program.

  • 3

    Your contractor will perform the initial service work required to bring your units up to the program standard. Over time, your contractor will perform periodic service to maintain your units according to the Standard 180 Program.

Did You Know?


The Commercial HVAC Optimization Program offers Incentives, paid directly to the customer and the contractor, to help offset the incremental cost of the Optimization service agreement! Find a Participating Contractor to get started!

Did You Know?


The Commercial HVAC Optimization Program is designed for rooftop package and split-system units, and can help to lower your HVAC operating, repair and replacement costs, and to minimize system failures that can threaten business operations.

Did You Know?


You can save even more! PG&E offers your business many ways to save. Get more information on PG&E’s Energy Efficiency Programs and incentives by visiting pge.com/moneybacksolutions.

Did You Know?


In Northern California, one-third of a typical commercial building’s energy usage comes from HVAC systems 1 and PG&E’s Commercial HVAC Optimization Program can help you lower HVAC operating costs.

1 CEUS 3/2006 Report

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