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Our Latest Upgrades

  • We are proud to announce the launch of our new website, identity, and logo.
  • This is the beginning of an exciting new chapter in the ongoing EFCA story.
  • This is also a great time to join EFCA.

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Who We Are

  • More than two decades ago, contractors with foresight founded our trade organization.
  • Our primary purpose is to help clean energy contractors like you succeed.
  • We support industry growth in Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy.

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What We Do

Collaborative Advocacy

  • Our foremost responsibility is to ensure that the clean energy contractors’ perspective is a key factor in state and federal legislative decisions. 
  • We work closely with dozens of other aligned organizations and agencies.
  • Our established reputation and collaborative approach allow us to directly influence policy on a much larger scale.
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Essential Information

  • We keep you up to date on advances in clean energy, energy efficiency, and electrification.
  • Our popular Blog helps you establish and maintain a prosperous, sustainable business model.
  • Our Advocacy Updates keep you informed about relevant state and federal policy developments.
  • Our free EFCA News is packed with essential contemporary information you need. Subscribe.
  • Our Events Calendar helps you find programs to keep your skills and knowledge base current.
  • We also have other useful resources, like Industry Acronyms, an Air Leakage Calculator, and more.

Connected Community

  • EFCA is your influential energy efficiency and clean energy contractor community.
  • Members have access to industry experts, technical resources, and manufacturers.
  • We can connect you with an experienced pro for expert problem-solving advice.
  • The wealth of knowledge shared by our board of directors and staff is a valuable resource for our members. 
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How We Help You Succeed Today

  • At the turn of the century, the main reason to make buildings more efficient was to save on energy bills. 
  • Making buildings efficient first these days still makes common sense, but the stakes are much higher.
  • Energy Efficiency has steadily become more relevant as everyone realizes it’s the essential first step.
  • EFCA has continued to adapt and anticipate as the demand for energy-efficient solutions increases. 
  • We provide what Clean Energy Contractors need to succeed: Leads and Easy Access to Rebate Programs.

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Free Leads For Clean Energy Contractors

  • Our Clean Energy Connection helps homeowners connect with contractors on clean energy, electrification projects.
  • EFCA built, promotes, and continually funds the Clean Energy Connection Directory.
  • EFCA’s CEC Directory is reliable, free, private, and it helps California achieve our emissions reduction goals.
  • EFCA’s CEC Directory also helps expand and support our state’s clean energy workforce.
  • So far this year, we have sent out over 10,000 free job leads.
  • These leads represent a significant EFCA financial contribution to the Energy Efficient & Clean Energy Industry.

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EFCA Leads The Way

  • Rebates are crucial to building a cleaner world for all of us; managing them is an important form of advocacy.
  • Implementing them properly is a huge responsibility, and fulfilling their promise is a monumental ongoing task.
  • We pioneered innovative solutions to shaping statewide rebate programs for SMUD, TECH, SGIP, PG&E, and more.
  • For over a decade, EFCA has also been a SMUD program administrator.
  • EFCA is responsible for Quality Assurance & Field Quality Control.
  • We have processed tens of thousands of projects so far. 

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We Represent Your Best Interests

  • The most important member benefit a professional trade organization can provide is truly effective advocacy. 
  • Our long history of major achievements helped pave the way for your success.
  • Your Contractor Membership helps ensure we can continue to champion your cause.
  • The more members we have, the greater our positive impact. 
  • Start your EFCA membership today!
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new website, new brand identity, same goals

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Join Us As We Work Together To Build A Safe, Clean, Equitable World

  • Through education and advocacy, we strengthen the growing global community of contractors dedicated to energy efficiency. 
  • The future is bright. It will and must be energy efficient. Wasted energy will become a thing of the past.
  • The ultimate transition has already begun; humanity now has a common goal.
  • Efficiency is, and always will be, the essential first step.
  • EFCA is now an even stronger and more efficient contractors’ organization.
  • Do your part. Give back to your industry. Join EFCA today

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Support Us As We Help You Succeed

  • Contractors: Help support EFCA so we can continue to fund our Clean Energy Connection Directory which can provide you with free leads.
  • Your support also helps us continue to represent your best interests on the state and federal levels.
  • Contractor Membership for you and 5 of your crew is less than $1 a day.
  • We offer a variety of membership levels and payment options, starting at just $10 / month.
  • Joining EFCA online is quick, secure, and easy.
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Answers to Frequently Asked Membership Questions are here.

If you have any membership questions contact: membership@efficiencyfirstca.org