Residents of the San Joaquin Valley (including San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Kings, Tulare, and the SJV portion of Kern County) are eligible to receive a voucher for the replacement of their old wood or pellet device with a new, efficient heat system. Eligible replacement systems include gas stoves/inserts, gas fireplaces, and certified wood or pellet stoves/inserts. Homeowners and renters are eligible to apply. Low-income residents are eligible for enhanced incentives.
Example Eligible IAQ Activities:
Heat source replacement
Up to $1,000 voucher for the purchase of a certified wood insert/freestanding stove.
Up to $1,000 voucher for the purchase of a certified pellet insert/freestanding stove.
Up to $1,000 voucher for the purchase of a natural gas insert/freestanding stove.
Gas devices for standard and low-income residents come with an extra $500 incentive
Low-income residents that provide evidence of income status are eligible for up to an additional $2,500.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is made up of eight counties in California’s Central Valley: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and the San Joaquin Valley Air Basin portion of Kern.
The Valley Air District is governed by a fifteen member Governing Board consisting of representatives from the Board of Supervisors of all eight counties, one Health and Science member, appointed by the Governor, one Physician, appointed by the Governor and five Valley city representatives.