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Lead Locally Pilot Home

Residential Participation Request

NOTE: ALL RESIDENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES ARE NOW CLOSED FOR RECRUITMENT EXCEPT AIR DRAFT SEALING.

HOMES WITH AN ELECTRIC RESISTANCE (NON-HEAT PUMP) WATER HEATER MAY STILL REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WATER HEATING TECHNOLOGY.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Lead Locally pilot site. We are seeking residential pilot sites that meet the following criteria:

  • Active Sonoma Clean Power customers;
  • Occupants plan to stay in the home for the next 2 years;
  • Most technologies:
    • Occupied year-round by the owner or long-term tenant*
    • Interested and able to pay for installation costs (equipment is provided at no cost to the customer)

*If your home is soon to be vacant or will go through occupant changeover (likely a rental property), one of our technologies (aerosol envelope sealing) may be a good fit.

You can find an overview of technology-specific eligibility criteria below. Additional criteria may apply.

Sites that meet initial criteria will be contacted by the Lead Locally team to discuss additional eligibility requirements, the potential upgrades you may receive, and next steps. You will have an opportunity to discuss the project with the team before you decide to participate. To participate, you must be willing to allow energy usage monitoring and to complete quarterly surveys on your satisfaction with the upgrades for 12 to 18 months.

Funds are limited, and sites will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis after eligibility criteria are met.

  • Air Draft Sealing: Aerosol Envelope Sealing
    • Eligible homes: Single-family or multifamily homes; best installed when a home is vacant, so it’s ideal for apartments or houses that are having occupant changeover.
    • Quantity available: 10 homes
    • Drafts in your walls or ceiling make your home less comfortable and more expensive to heat and air condition. While some air leaks can be readily sealed with caulking or weather-stripping, there are less obvious sources of air leaks that are hard to find and even harder to seal. An innovative, quick, and effective method has been developed that pressurizes the home and injects an aerosol-based sealant that seeks out and seals those hard-to-find cracks.
    • Cost to customer:
      • Equipment cost: No equipment to be installed
      • Installation cost: NO COST to customer for air sealing process.