Home Efficiency Genie



The Genie is your trusted advisor for all efficiency and electrification upgrades and programs.

Are there areas of your home that are less comfortable than others? Do you live in a home that is more than twenty years old? Thinking about upgrading to a high efficiency electric appliance? The Home Efficiency Genie can help!

The Genie House Call provides a professional, in-home energy and water checkup. A specially-trained building performance expert will use diagnostic testing equipment to evaluate your building envelope, measure the performance of your home as a system, and assess your homes readiness to accommodate using Palo Alto's clean electricity for electric vehicle charging equipment or high efficiency electric appliances like heat pump space and water heating with our new home electrification readiness assessment.  Contact the Genie to learn more!


A Genie House Call includes:

  • Duct & HVAC system evaluation
  • Air leakage inspection
  • Insulation analysis
  • Whole-house infrared camera scan
  • Direct install of energy and water efficient products
  • Optional Home Electrification Readiness Assessment



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Many Palo Alto Residents Have Already Benefited from the Genie

300+ homes in Palo Alto have already turned to the Home Efficiency Genie to learn where their homes are wasting energy and water.





95% were wasting energy on their lighting 98% were leaky or drafty 73% were using more water than needed

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