BEST Homes

The future of home building is happening in Roseville. BEST Homes bring together rooftop solar electric generation technology, high energy efficiency, water efficiency and shade trees as a standard feature in new homes.

The BEST Homes program is currently offering the following incentives to participating new home builders:

  • Energy Efficiency Tier 1 - $500 per qualifying home*
  • Solar Incentive - see rebate schedule below
  • Shade Tree - $30 per qualifying tree**

Roseville Homebuilders wishing to participate in the BEST Homes ProgramSM must submit a completed BEST Homes program application.

Participating builders requesting rebates must submit a completed BEST Homes payment request form with accompanying documents. Interconnection Agreements must be signed and returned to Roseville Electric prior to interconnection.

For more information, read the BEST Homes Committee 2006 Final Report & Recommendations.

To get more details about BEST Homes, please contact Roy Gillham at (916) 746-1661 or

*Tier 1 energy efficiency rebates are available for homes with Cooling Savings of 20% beyond CA Title 24 and a Total Savings of 15% beyond CA Title 24 requirements.
**Shade Tree rebates are available for trees that are selected and planted in compliance with Roseville Shade Tree requirements.

New Construction Solar Rebate Schedule

Expected Performance Based Incentive (EPBI)
Systems less than 10kW CSI Rated AC Watts

Approx Step Schedule   Incentive Steps   $ Per CSI Rated AC Watts

 Current Step

Step 8


 Upcoming Step (TBD)

 Step 9