Incentives (Green Building)

Rebates, technical support, and enhanced City services to improve efficiency
In order to achieve sustainable building standards and lower the cost of building green, the City of San Francisco provides incentives and services to a variety of projects.
be-528 jpg

To make building construction and renovation as sustainable as possible, San Francisco has enacted codes and policies to divert waste from landfills, reduce energy and water usage, encourage alternative modes of transportation, and to improve indoor air quality. Incentives are available for projects committed to building sustainably.

be-535 jpg

With over 700,000 people living in the City and County of San Francisco, the energy and resources used can have a real impact on the environment. However, there are incentives available that can lower your utility bills and make your residence greener.

Commercial buildings contribute 45% of all greenhouse gases generated in San Francisco. Along with mandatory benchmarking and energy efficiency audits of existing commercial buildings, there are other incentives available to improve your commercial building's energy performance and resource conservation.Read>
Many organizations provide rebates to improve the efficiency and human health impacts of products used in buildings. Read>