Savings By Design (SBD) is California’s nonresidential new construction energy efficiency program, administered statewide and funded by Utility customers through the Public Purpose Programs surcharge applied to gas and electric services. Participating utilities are: Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) San Diego Gas And Electric (SDG&E) Southern California Edison (SCE) Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)
This statewide approach offers the nonresidential building industry a multi-faceted program designed to consistently serve the needs of the building community throughout California. Savings By Design encourages energy-efficient building design and construction practices, promoting the efficient use of energy by offering up-front design assistance supported by financial incentives based on project performance. Benefits of Participation. Projects participating in Savings By Design receive services including design assistance, Owners Incentives, Design Team Incentives, and Energy Design Resources. Services begin in the project design phase and continue through construction completion.For more information on this unique program please visit http://www.savingsbydesign.com/ or review this brochure, Savings By Design.