Residential Services

CESC provides a variety of services that increase the health, safety, and energy efficiency of homes. These services are free to Bay Area residents with low incomes. For those residents who don’t meet the income standards for our free programs, CESC provides home improvement services at a cost in line with other licensed contractors. All of our services are high quality, and provided by a trustworthy team of experts with a strong interest in serving the community.

Here is a list of our programs:

Our Affordable Home Improvement Program provides low cost home repairs that improve safety and energy efficiency to homes throughout the Bay Area.

We perform BESO audits. As of December 1, 2015, all new sales transactions of medium and small buildings, including homes, must comply with BESO (Building Energy Saving Ordinance). Previous completion of requirements under RECO/CECO will not fulfill BESO requirements.

As a certified contractor for Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade, CESC provides home improvements for increased comfort and energy efficiency.

Our Healthy Homes Program removes and remediates asthma triggers at no cost in households where asthma sufferers reside in West Contra Costa County.

Our Home Repair Program provides free home repairs to low income residents in Berkeley, Oakland, and West Contra Costa County.

Our Residential Energy Efficiency Services are free to low income homeowners and renters and include: replacing old appliances, attic insulation, weatherstripping and caulking, and repairs to hot water furnaces, doors, windows, walls, and floors.

With our Seismic Safety Services, you can better prepare your family and home for the next earthquake.  We provide in-home evaluations and retrofits to improve home safety.

With our SmartSolar Program, we advise you on your property’s solar potential, provide educational materials, and assist you with your project from proposal to installation.