HPWH Cost Estimator

Curious about the costs involved to upgrade your traditional water heater to a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient heat pump water heater (HPWH)? Just select your Community Choice Energy (CCE) provider or your City Utility from the list below and this tool will provide you with a rough cost estimate taking into account the current rebates and incentives for your area. We are doing our best to keep this information up-to-date but rebates and incentives change frequently.

Please select your Community Choice Energy Provider or City Utility below:

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Central Coast Community Energy (3CE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs$5,700$6,200
Total rebates-$6,200-$6,200
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$0$0
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*
N/A
N/A
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$0$0

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

CleanPowerSF


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total rebates-$1,900-$1,900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$2800$3,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*
-$840
-$990
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$1,960$2,310

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

Ava Community Energy (formerly EBCE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total rebates-$900-$900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$3,800$4,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*
-$1,140-1,290
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$2,660$3,010

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

Marin Clean Energy (MCE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total rebates-$900
-$900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$3,800$4,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*-$1,140
-$1,290
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$2,660$3,010

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total available rebates
-$2,900
-$2,900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation
$1,800$2,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*-$540
-$690
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$1,260$1,610

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

San Jose Clean Energy (SJCE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total rebates-$900
-$900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$3,800$4,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*-$1,140
-$1,290
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$2,660$3,010

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs†$4,700$5,200
Total available rebates
-$2,900-$2,900
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$1,800$2,300
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*
-$540
-$690
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$1,260$1,610

†SunWork is discounting projects in this region due to the pause in TECH Clean California HPWH incentives on Feb. 6, 2024.

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

City of Alameda (AMP)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs$5,400$5,800
Total rebates-$5,300
-$5,300
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation$100$500
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*-$30
-$150
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$70$350

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

City of Palo Alto (CPAU)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs$5,400$5,800
Total available rebates
-$5,300
-$5,300
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation
$100$500
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*
-$30
-$150
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$70$350

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

City of Santa Clara (SVP)


65-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 40-Gal Gas WH)
80-Gal HPWH
(Replaces 50-Gal Gas WH)
Heat pump water heater including mixing valve, installation, and $450 estimated permit costs$5,400$5,800
Total available rebates-$4,800
-$4,800
Out-of-pocket cost for water heater installation
$600$1,000
30% Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit*-$180-$300
Total cost after rebates and tax credit$420$700

*Assumes eligibility for the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit. Note that this tax credit is capped at $2,000 annually across HVAC and HPWH installations. Please check with your tax advisor to confirm eligibility.

We are happy to evaluate whether you may be eligible for our HPWH installation program and to provide you with a detailed quote based on your particular project. Please take a few minutes to fill out our qualifications form:

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