HVAC Upgrades is one of the Eligible Improvements.


Contractors: Welcome to MPOWER!

Contractors are an important component of the energy and water efficiency upgrade process. To maximize the benefits of the MPOWER Program, contractors should know exactly how the program works. 

Contractors Requirements

mPOWER requires contractors have the following:

  • Possess a license in good standing with the California State Contractor’s License Board
  • Possess a valid business license for the jurisdiction (city/county) in which the contractor operates their business and in which they install improvements.
  • Have workers compensation insurance
  • Have liability insurance for the type of work being performed
  • Provide a complete bid in writing
  • Provide an Equipment Specifications Form with the bid. Please complete online, print and then submit.
  • Attend an information seminar (at least once – list of dates on Homepage under “events”)

In order to receive payment directly from MPOWER, contractors need the following:

Please note: All improvements are subject to either a building permit or validation inspection for non-permitted improvements from the appropriate jurisdictional building department in which the improvements are being installed.

MPOWER disburses every Thursday except for County Holidays! Contact us for invoice due dates. For seminar information please refer to our Events calendar, call our office at (530) 889-4174 or email us at mpower@placer.ca.gov for more information.

Contractor Code of Conduct

MPOWER, as a government program, expects contractors to follow a code of conduct.

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