Grants and Rebates for Energy Efficiency Upgrades in California

It's looking like I might have to replace a very expensive and very old HVAC system in my house (it's a double AC/heater unit that does central heat and air for the whole house).  They seem to run about $8000.  Ideally I'd switch to separate units, one for AC and one for heat.

Does anyone have some experience getting grants or rebates from the state of California or PG&E or somewhere similar for energy efficient upgrades?  I think this would qualify since the unit is so old.

I'm mainly wondering about the process and what it takes to get approved to do this.

Thanks!
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Doug WaltonDatabase AdministratorAsked:
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Lucas BishopConnect With a Mentor Click TrackerCommented:
EnergyStar has a site where you select the product you want to purchase, and then it links you to the various places (PG&E, Municipality, etc) you can get rebates through:
https://www.energystar.gov/rebate-finder

Applying for the rebate is fairly straight forward. Here is the process for PG&E:
https://www.pge.com/includes/docs/pdfs/shared/saveenergymoney/rebates/ee_residential_rebate_app.pdf

The federal tax credits for energy star devices expired:
https://www.energystar.gov/about/federal_tax_credits
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Doug WaltonDatabase AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Awesome, thanks for the info!
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