Direct Savings with Direct Install

Get Equipment Upgrades at No Cost to You

The Direct Install program provides eligible small and mid-sized businesses with energy-saving opportunities and equipment upgrades at no cost, providing an average savings of $4,000 for participating businesses. Qualifying businesses include commercial rate customers who do not have monthly electrical demand over 100kW for three consecutive months during a twelve month period. 

What to expect

Once enrolled, one of the approved contractors (Matrix Energy Services or Synergy Companies) will:

  • Evaluate your facility 
  • Identify energy-saving opportunities
  • Install energy-efficient replacement equipment (with your approval)

The installation typically takes less than two hours and should not interfere with your business operations.

Energy-efficienct equipment upgrades include:

  • Lighting
  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Refrigeration
  • Water-heating
  • ...and more!

Apply now 

Interested? Fill out our online Direct Install Interest Form to:

  • Schedule an appointment with an energy professional
  • Get more information
  • Or ask a question

Additional resources

Important updates to California Building Codes and Title 24

Learn more about the updates that went into effect on July 1, 2014.

Questions? Contact our Energy Savings Center at 1-800-644-6133 or email at

  • Terms and Conditions

    The Direct Install Program is funded by California utility ratepayers and is administered by SDG&E under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. This program is only available to qualified businesses that have electrical demand that does not exceed 100 kW for three consecutive months in a twelve-month period. The program is provided on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are no longer available. This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice. California customers who choose to participate in this program are not obligated to purchase any additional services offered by the contractor.