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Climate Action and Resiliency

Climate Action and Resiliency Division


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Whether you're considering implementing an energy efficiency, water conservation, renewable energy project, the Climate Action and Resiliency team can help you identify upgrade opportunities including connecting you with financing and rebates options.

Financing Options

Upfront costs are a major barrier to implementing energy efficiency, wildfire safety, seismic strengthening and renewable energy projects like solar and battery storage. The County of Sonoma offers financing for residential properties located in Sonoma County through the Sonoma County Energy Independence Office (SCEIP).

SCEIP financing pays for up to 100% of the project’s costs at a fixed interest rate and is repaid over a 10 or 20-year term as an assessment on your property tax bill. With no money down and an easy qualification process, SCEIP offers a simple way to finance energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation upgrades.  To learn more or start an application, visit

Our office will help you determine and compare the financing options available that best meet your needs.

DIY Toolkit

Do you know how much energy and water your home uses?  Take charge of your usage with the DIY Energy and Water Savings Toolkit.  The kits include tools and information to perform home upgrade projects that include weather stripping for air leaks, monitoring electrical usage, finding water leaks and much more.  Toolkits are available at all 12 Sonoma County Library branches.  Library card holders can check out a kit for up to 21 days.

Rebates and Incentives
Energy efficiency improvements not only help you save energy and money but also enhance comfort and indoor air quality, making your home a healthier and more livable environment for your family. Contact our office before you begin your project to learn more.

Consultations and Project Planning
Better Buildings and Solar Consultations
Whether you are just beginning to research energy improvement options or thinking about solar or storage, our expert staff can help you make an informed decision.  Our free, unbiased consultations can help ensure that all of your questions are answered.

Consultations are done via online web meeting or in-office.

Project Planning
Our office can help you better understand the results of your home energy audit and assist you with prioritizing improvements and planning your projects, free of charge.