Will electrification make my utility bills more expensive?

Not likely! Cost effectiveness studies produced by statewide agencies have shown that all-electric construction is cost effective in Santa Barbara for all building types. Additionally, utility bills are shown to stay about constant due to the major increases in efficiency, despite the difference between electric and gas utility rates.

New building codes require many new buildings to install solar arrays which allows you to produce some of your energy onsite. This also decreases your electric bill.