Case Studies

Enrolled Agencies

Public agencies working with the SoCalREN Public Agency Program are taking action to save energy.

Total Enrolled Agencies: 241


City of Adelanto
City of Alhambra
City of Arcadia
City of Artesia
City of Avalon
City of Baldwin Park
City of Barstow
City of Beaumont
City of Bell
City of Bell Gardens
City of Beverly Hills
City of Bishop
City of Bradbury
City of Brea
City of Buena Park
City of Burbank
City of California City
City of Camarillo
City of Carpinteria
City of Carson
City of Cerritos
City of Chino
City of Chino Hills
City of Claremont
City of Commerce
City of Compton
City of Corona
City of Costa Mesa
City of Covina
City of Cudahy
City of Culver City
City of Diamond Bar
City of Downey
City of Duarte
City of Eastvale
City of El Monte
City of El Segundo
City of Farmersville
City of Fontana
City of Fullerton
City of Garden Grove
City of Gardena
City of Glendora
City of Hanford
City of Hawaiian Gardens
City of Hawthorne
City of Hemet
City of Hermosa Beach
City of Hesperia
City of Highland
City of Huntington Beach
City of Huntington Park
City of Indian Wells
City of Industry
City of Inglewood
City of Irvine
City of Irwindale
City of La Habra
City of La Mirada
City of La Palma
City of La Puente
City of La Verne
City of Laguna Beach
City of Laguna Hills
City of Laguna Niguel
City of Laguna Woods
City of Lake Forest
City of Lakewood
City of Lancaster
City of Lawndale
City of Lindsay
City of Lomita
City of Long Beach
City of Los Angeles
City of Lynwood
City of Malibu
City of Manhattan Beach
City of Maywood
City of Mission Viejo
City of Monrovia
City of Montclair
City of Montebello
City of Monterey Park
City of Moorpark
City of Moreno Valley
City of Murrieta
City of Newport Beach
City of Norwalk
City of Orange
City of Oxnard
City of Palmdale
City of Palos Verdes Estates
City of Paramount
City of Perris
City of Pico Rivera
City of Placentia
City of Pomona
City of Rancho Cucamonga
City of Rancho Mirage
City of Rancho Palos Verdes
City of Rancho Santa Margarita
City of Redlands
City of Redondo Beach
City of Rialto
City of Rolling Hills
City of Rolling Hills Estates
City of Rosemead
City of San Bernardino
City of San Dimas
City of San Gabriel
City of San Luis Obispo
City of Santa Ana
City of Santa Barbara
City of Santa Clarita
City of Santa Fe Springs
City of Santa Monica
City of Santa Paula
City of Seal Beach
City of Sierra Madre
City of Signal Hill
City of Simi Valley
City of South El Monte
City of South Gate
City of South Pasadena
City of Stanton
City of Temecula
City of Temple City
City of Thousand Oaks
City of Torrance
City of Tulare
City of Tustin
City of Upland
City of Ventura
City of Victorville
City of Visalia
City of Walnut
City of West Covina
City of West Hollywood
City of Westlake Village
City of Westminster
City of Whittier
City of Woodlake
City of Yorba Linda
Town of Apple Valley


County of Kings
County of Los Angeles
County of Orange
County of San Bernardino
County of San Luis Obispo
County of Santa Barbara
County of Ventura

Water Agencies

Bridgeport Public Utility District
Carpinteria Sanitary District
City of Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation
Coachella Valley Water District
Crescenta Valley Water District
Cucamonga Valley Water District
East Orange County Water District
East Valley Water District
Eastern Municipal Water District
El Toro Water District
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Foothill Municipal Water District
Goleta Sanitary District
Idyllwild Water District
Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Irvine Ranch Water District
June Lake Public Utilities District
Jurupa Community Services District
Lake Arrowhead Community Services District
Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
Mojave Water Agency
Montecito Sanitary District
Ojai Valley Sanitary District
Orange County Sanitation District
Palmdale Water District
Pleasant Valley County Water District
Running Springs Water District
Santa Margarita Water District
South Orange County Wastewater Authority
Three Valleys Municipal Water District
Tulare Irrigation District
United Water Conservation District
Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Western Municipal Water District
Western Riverside County Regional Wastewater Authority
Yucaipa Valley Water District

School Districts

Alhambra Unified School District
Antelope Valley Union High School District
Azusa Unified School District
Baldwin Park Unified School District
Bellflower Unified School District
Beverly Hills Unified School District
Bridges Charter School
Buellton Union School District
Centralia Elementary School District
Colton Joint Unifed School District
Conejo Valley School District
Culver City Unified School District
El Monte Union High School District
El Segundo Unified School District
Fontana Unified School District
Fullerton Joint Union High School District
Glendale Unified School District
Green Dot Public Schools
Irvine Unified School District
La Cañada Unified School District
Lennox Elementary School District
Los Angeles Unified School District
Manhattan Beach Unified School District
Monrovia Unified School District
Moorpark Unified School District
Newport-Mesa Unified School District
Ocean View School District
Orange Unified School District
Oxnard Union High School District
Pleasant Valley School District
Pomona Unified School District
Redondo Beach School District
Rio Unified School District
San Bernardino City Unified School District
Santa Ana Unified School District
Santa Barbara Unified School District
Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District
Torrance Unified
Val Verde Unified School District
Ventura Unified School District

Other Agencies

Beach Cities Health District
Blanchard/Santa Paula Library District
Channel Islands Beach Community Services District
Conejo Recreation and Parks District
East Kern Health Care District
Eastern Sierra Community Service District
Foothill Transit
Hilton Creek Community Services District
North Net Training Center
South Coast Air Quality Management District
Stallion Springs Community Services District
The Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District


Bishop Paiute Tribe

Case Studies

More than 100 agencies throughout Southern California are reaping the benefits of participation in the SoCalREN Public Agency Program. Read about the success several agencies have enjoyed in the downloadable case studies below.


Picture of the front of San Marcos High School

Santa Barbara Unified School District

SoCalREN supported SBUSD upgrade 13 water heaters for various building types across schools in the district. 

Before and after pictures of a heat pump water heater installation. Before picture shows an older heat pump water heater unit while the After picture shows a newer and improved unit that is energy efficient.

Heat Pump Water Heater Installations Across Multiple Agencies

Multiple agencies leveraged SoCalREN’s expertise to install close to 90 heat pump water heaters across their facilities.

Signage of the word "Tulare" on top of a building

City of Tulare

SoCalREN helped the agency complete two major pump overhauls for Tulare’s water distribution facilities

A picture of a snowy mountain landscape

Hilton Creek Community Services District

SoCalREN helped the agency decide on a procurement method that suited the agency’s unique limitations from being in a remote area and having a small staff with limited capital procurement experience.

Interior of Palomares Park Community Center

City of Pomona

Securing incentives and a 0% interest loan for The City of Pomona’s Palomares Park Community Center

Aerial view of community park

City of Palmdale

City of Palmdale receives three platinum awards, the highest distinction of the Beacon program for their energy efficiency and sustainability efforts.

Picture of wastewater treatment facility.

Coachella Valley Water District

Coachella Valley Water District receives an incentive of over  $36,000 to optimize their wastewater treatment system.

Picture of indoor boiler condenser

Los Angeles County

LA County completes an energy upgrade in their South Central District Office. 

Aerial view of El Toro Water District facility

El Toro Water District

El Toro Water District identifies major energy saving opportunities in four of its facilities with SoCalREN.

Aerial view of Corona City hall.

City of Corona

City of Corona upgrades its City Hall interior lighting, resulting to energy savings of $200,000 in the next ten years.

Picture of the City of Santa Monica's parking structure.

City of Santa Monica

City of Santa Monica completes lighting retrofits in four of its parking garages using SoCalREN's Metered Savings Program.

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El Monte Union High School District

El Monte Union High School District completes energy resiliency upgrades at five facilities. 

Picture of a road with fields on both sides in the City of Santa Paula

City of Santa Paula

With SoCalREN’s no-cost support, the City of Santa Paula recently completed a large energy efficiency and solar feasibility assessment.

Carson Community Center

City of Carson

Carson replaces their commercial water boilers at their Community Center for an energy win. 

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Ventura Unified School District

Ventura Unified completes interior lighting upgrades at 14 elementary and middle schools.

Centro maravilla service center

Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County completes energy efficient upgrades to their community service centers to benefit the community and save energy.

Cardiff Parking Lot

City of Culver City

Culver City completes another energy efficiency project to improve their widely used Cardiff Parking Structure in their popular downtown area.

City Hall of Culver City

Culver City Energy Management Systems

Installing an energy management system (EMS) saved the city both time and money at five of its key facilities.

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Cucamonga Valley Water District

Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) has achieved significant energy savings through several projects since enrolling in 2014.

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Conejo Valley Unified School District

Since enrolling in 2013, CVUSD has worked alongside SoCalREN to identify and implement several energy efficiency projects.

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City of Santa Barbara

Since enrolling in 2014, the City has gained expertise and sophistication in energy efficiency, increasing the number and complexity of projects over time.

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City of Palmdale

Energy efficiency projects completed in partnership with SoCalREN have benefited the city through annual energy cost savings, improved outdoor environment and health, and increased safety.

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City of Long Beach

The City’s partnership with SoCalREN has helped them move toward energy efficient solutions that are resilient and ultimately better for the health of its economy and residents.

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City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long championed innovative sustainable leadership, adopting aggressive goals for reducing energy and water resource consumption and increasing efficiency, as well as increasing citywide use of renewable energy and alternative fuels. Since the City’s enrollment in the SoCalREN in 2013, the Program has worked with the City to support their aggressive energy reduction goals through multiple energy efficiency projects.

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City of Culver City

As one of SoCalREN’s first enrolled agencies, Culver City has shown consistent leadership and commitment to energy efficiency through a variety of lighting and mechanical projects.

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City of Claremont

When Claremont established energy reduction targets in their City Sustainability Plan, SoCalREN provided them the tools and experience they needed to get the job done.