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SCE Lodging Energy Efficiency Program

Offered by Southern California Edison (SCE) through a contract awarded to Willdan Energy Solutions (Willdan), the Lodging Energy Efficiency Program (LEEP) provides full-service development, management, and implementation of energy-saving projects—at no cost to the customer. With over two decades of experience providing comprehensive energy management solutions, the Willdan team produces high-quality, customized solutions to help improve the energy performance of lodging facilities.

Contact: Energy Solutions, (800) 424.9144

Program Offerings

  • Comprehensive support to identify Energy Efficiency opportunities that are eligible for SCE incentives
  • Complete application support to obtain maximum incentives from SCE for eligible projects
  • Calculate and forecast energy and cost savings, and calculate simple paybacks using best-practice and utility-approved methodologies
  • Investment-grade energy audits available
  • Assist with scope of work (SOW) and request-for-proposals (RFP) for implementation of projects
  • Contractor referrals and installation oversight support available
  • Validation of energy savings upon project installation
  • Assist with green/sustainable program participation, as desired
  • AB-802 Benchmarking available (for additional fee)

Program Goals

  • Reduce energy usage and lower electricity bill
  • Maximize available financial incentives to help offset project costs
  • Reduce carbon emissions

Customer  Eligibility

  • Must have an active SCE service account
  • Must be a qualified lodging-related facility
  • (e.g., hotels, motels, inns and bed-and-breakfast facilities; casinos with lodging facilities; and resorts and spas)
  • No minimum energy usage or square-footage requirement for program participation

2013-2018 Customized Incentive Rates

Solution Categories Custom Incentive Rates Express Incentive Rates
HVAC system modification and optimization, variablespeed drives, controls, retro-commissioning (RCx), building shell improvements, refrigeration and process equipment improvements, and targeted lighting $0.06 to $0.12 per annual kWh savings, depending on the measure;
$150 per kW of peak demand reduction
Fixed dollar amount per unit (e.g., hp, ton)

Financial Incentives

Incentives are available on a first-come, first-served basis until reserved funds are depleted. Based upon the solution type shown in the table below, incentives, if applicable, are offered at a flat rate per equipment or at a rate per kWh of annual savings plus a rate per peak demand kW savings (see table). Incentives are capped at 50 percent of the project cost. These incentives are in addition to the savings that may be achieved on your electricity bill due to increased energy efficiency.

The Lodging Energy Efficiency Program (LEEP) is funded by California utility customers and administered by SCE through a contract awarded to Willdan under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission. Willdan may offer additional services for a fee, but California customers who choose to participate in this program are not obligated to purchase any additional services offered. Incentives and savings will vary by customer, and neither the utility nor Willdan make any representation herein concerning actual or potential savings amounts. Funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis from January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2018, or until funds are depleted. Terms and conditions apply. The trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.