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Large Public Sector (LPS) Program


The Large Public Sector (LPS) program offers no-cost services to help you meet your energy efficiency goals by determining opportunities for energy savings and prioritizing according to your capital plans.


The LPS program serves Local government, Federal government, K-12 Education, Special districts, Public-Owned utilities; Cities, Counties, County hospitals, Health districts, Transportation, Public housing, Water/Wastewater (not statewide), Correctional facilities (not statewide). These customers must have an active SoCalGas account and use at least 50,000 therms annually. State buildings are not eligible.


A LPS program representative can provide the following assistance to help Public sector entities with their Zero Net Energy goals:

  • Conduct comprehensive building and whole facility energy audits to determine opportunities for retrofits

  • Develop prioritized list of savings opportunities and create energy savings plan and roadmap

  • Assist in the completeness and accuracy of project applications

  • Provide project management assistance to augment facility resources

  • Conduct energy savings calculations


  • Provide a comprehensive whole facility assessment

  • Prioritize a list of savings opportunities

  • Perform energy savings calculations

  • Assist with project management


  • Insight into your energy use

  • Reduced energy usage which may translate to reduced energy cost

  • Financial support for equipment upgrades

  • Support from experienced energy engineers


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  • All equipment must be new natural gas-fired equipment.

  • Fuel switching does not qualify.

  • All equipment must replace older equipment.

  • Qualified equipment must be installed within one year of the purchase date.

  • Rebate applications must be submitted within 60 days of equipment purchase.

  • All required efficiencies must exceed California Title 20 and 24 standards.


If your equipment is not on the 2024 LPS Energy Efficiency Rebates list, a LPS program representative will work with you to estimate the energy savings from your project and provide a customized rebate which can be up to $.75 per therm saved in the first year of operation. Custom rebates must be approved prior to equipment installation.


  1. Submit a pre-application of product installation. The LPS program team is available to provide support and guidance to ensure requirements for equipment are met.

  2. Purchase energy-efficient equipment that meets program specifications.

  3. Install energy-efficient equipment with the contractor of your choice.

  4. Download and complete the LPS program application.

  5. Submit the final application along with invoicing of the product installation to


  • Rebates are taxable if greater than $600 for business customers and will be reported to the IRS unless you have identified yourself as a corporation or exempt.

  • SoCalGas will report your rebate as income to you on IRS Form 1099. You are urged to consult your tax advisor concerning the taxability of rebates.

  • SoCalGas is not responsible for any taxes that may be imposed on your business as a result of receipt of a rebate.

  • This program is funded by California utility customers and administered by SoCalGas under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission.

  • This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice and is provided to qualified customers on a first-come, first-served basis until program funds are no longer available.

  • SoCalGas is not responsible for any goods or services selected by the customer.


Energy Infrastructure Partners is a SoCalGas authorized contractor responsible for implementing this program through 31st December 2025.

The Large Public Sector Program is funded by California utility customers and administered by Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission, through a contract awarded to Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP). Program funds, including any funds utilized for rebates or incentives, will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until such funds are no longer available. This program may be modified or terminated without prior notice. Customers who choose to participate in this program are not obligated to purchase any additional goods or services offered by EIP or any other third party. The selection, purchase, and ownership of goods and/or services are the sole responsibility of customer. SoCalGas makes no warranty, whether express or implied, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, of goods or services selected by customer. SoCalGas does not endorse, qualify, or guarantee the work of EIP or any other third party. Eligibility requirements apply; see the program conditions for details.

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