Resources & Rebates

Burlingame residents and property owners are eligible for a range of programs and rebates that support energy efficiency, water conservation and green building.

rain barrel

Rainwater Harvesting
Don't let good water go to waste! Capture rainwater to water
your plants and save up to $200 off a qualifying barrel. 
Visit BAWSCA for more details.

Home Energy Upgrade
Receive rebates ranging from $1,000-$3,000 for various energy
efficiency upgrades. Visit the San Mateo County Energy Watch
website for more information.


Planning to do some home improvement? Consider buying energy-
efficient products and  save money. Visit PG&E to find a list of
qualified products for a rebate and to apply for rebates online.


Enroll in ECO100 -  ECO100, Peninsula Clean Energy's 100%
renewable electricity rate, is the easiest and cheapest way to
reduce greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and purchase
renewable energy. 


Explore electric vehicles (EV) and take advantage of EV rebates
and benefits. PG&E is offering $500 Clean Fuel Rebate for EVs.
California offers up to $7,000 in EV rebates. 

 toolkit Home Energy Toolkit
The Check-It-Out Home Energy and Water Saving Toolkit program
provides free resources to help San Mateo County residents perform
a basic assessment of the efficiency of their home energy and water
use and to improve it where possible. This program is not only designed
to help residents save money on their utility bills, but to also increase
the comfort of their home and act as an educational resource. 
Check out what comes in the toolkit!
 compact_fluorescent_bulbs  Be energy efficient. Switch to LED lights. Insulate and weatherize
your home. Use efficient appliances. Turn off the lights and gadgets
not in use.


Recycle e-waste. Thrown away e-waste pollutes the environment
and wastes precious metals that can be reused. Take your e-waste
to Green Citizen or other drop-off services to recycle anything
that plugs in or runs on batteries.


Waste less, recycle more. Choose reusable over disposable, such
as reusable water bottles over plastic bottles; reusable bags over
plastic bags; and purchase products with minimal packaging.
Aim for zero waste by composting and recycling as much as

 Caltrain Try a commute alternative. Cars are the largest contributor of
greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution in the Bay Area. 
Try alternatives to driving to work like biking, carpooling, and