Household Energy Efficiency Analysis in San Jose, California

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Many households in the City of San Jose, California, could save hundreds of dollars annually on their energy bills and reduce carbon emissions with energy efficiency retrofits and upgrades in their homes and apartments. As part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Communities LEAP (Local Energy Action Program) pilot, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) analyzed energy efficiency and electrification upgrades for 83,000 housing units in low-to-moderate-income census tracts experiencing disproportionately high energy burden in San Jose. The results in this fact sheet only pertain to the housing units included in the analysis.
Original languageAmerican English
PublisherNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 2024

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-5500-88528

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102024-6149


  • Communities LEAP
  • electrification
  • energy
  • energy burden
  • energy justice
  • San Jose
  • technical assistance


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