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Hospitality & Small Business Program


For more information about this program, contact Amaury by email or phone: (831) 264-5089

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AMBAG Energy Watch assists hospitality businesses throughout Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties. Our goal is to provide energy efficiency assistance to all of the hospitality businesses in the region to help them save money and save energy.

Services Provided

There are a lot of funding options for businesses that would like to use more efficient energy sources and equipment. Navigating those options can be difficult, especially when you're already busy running a business. Here are services AMBAG provides to hospitality and small businesses:

  • Low Cost Direct Installation of Energy Efficiency Measures AMBAG Energy Watch offers a turnkey energy efficiency program. This program includes an energy audit of your facilities at no cost to your organization. The audit is reviewed with your team and you are able to select from the recommendations which energy efficiency measures you would like to implement. If you choose to proceed with installation, our program provides a streamlined process of quality-guaranteed product installation. The funding provided through the AMBAG Energy Watch program makes it possible to deeply discount the costs related to the installation of energy efficiency measures. Measures included in the program are energy efficient lighting including dimmable options, LED exit signs, occupancy sensors for lighting, vending machine controllers, and PTAC heating/air conditioning control systems.
  • Financing Energy Efficiency Projects AMBAG Energy Watch staff can assist you in applying for 0% On-Bill Financing to fund large energy efficiency projects. 0% On-Bill-Financing is provided by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).
  • Education and Training Classes Classes brought to the AMBAG region are open everyone in the community to attend at no cost.
  • Information on Other PG&E Energy Efficiency Programs and Services AMBAG Energy Watch staff can assist you in identifying other programs and services within PG&E that can support your energy efficiency goals.