Find A Contractor

Interested in switching to a heat pump water heater, adding EV charging at home, installing solar+battery storage or performing other electrification home upgrades? Check out available resources to help you identify a contractor for your project. SVCE provides the following resources to assist customers with finding a contractor and does not specifically recommend or endorse individual contractors.

Heat Pump Water Heater Contractors

Through the SVCE Heat Pump Water Heater Program, more than 200 local residents have switched to a more efficient way to heat water with clean electricity. Download the linked PDF or excel sheet below, to find contact information for plumbers and electricians who have installed heat pump water heaters for SVCE customers.

heat pump water heater in garage

HVAC, EV Chargers & More – BayREN Contractor Tool

BayREN represents and serves the Bay Area’s nine counties with energy savings programs, funding and resources to make the Bay Area and California a greener, more resilient, more equitable and more energy-efficient place to live.

The BayREN Find a Contractor tool can help you find a contractor based on location, language spoken and services provided. Services include heat pump HVAC, water heating, energy assessments, EV charging and more. BayREN listed contractors can also help identify BayREN rebates and assist in the rebate process.

Solar+Battery Storage Contractors

With the Solar+Battery Assistant, work directly with an independent energy expert to explore your options for rooftop solar and batteries from local installers. Plus, if a main panel upgrade is required for adding a battery to your home, you can get $1,000 off the installation cost.

solar panels on a home

Easily & Securely Share Energy Data With Contractors

The SVCE Data Hive is a program with UtilityAPI to help make your clean energy upgrades quicker and easier for everyone involved, whether you are getting a quote for a solar installation, electric vehicle charger or energy efficiency upgrade.

The SVCE Data Hive provides instant, authorized and secure access to standardized energy data needed to provide a project quote. Connect with your contractor to ensure that they are registered with the Data Hive and then you can instantly share your data.

Additional Resources

– Home Advisor – https://www.homeadvisor.com/ 

– Department of Consumer Affairs Contractors State License Board – https://www.cslb.ca.gov/findmylicensedcontractor 

– Palo Alto Contractor List – https://www.cityofpaloalto.org/