Important Note (Updated July 21st): We are now temporarily open to accept tool returns by shipment and contactless curbside drop off. If you have tools checked out, please refer our email sent to you with instructions for return. We will not be making new tool loans until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and post updates on to keep you informed. If you need assistance, please contact us at

PG&E's free tool lending program provides a wide selection of energy and building measurement tools to customers and professionals working on energy efficiency, demand reduction and demand response projects in California. Create a project description to let us know about your project. You can then reserve the tools you need. If you don’t know what tools you want, just click on the button next to “I need assistance selecting items for my project” in your project description. Our staff will contact you to discuss your tool needs. We can also help you with how best to use the equipment you borrow and how to analyze the information you obtain to calculate energy savings and diagnose equipment problems. Just contact us – we are here to help!

Create a project description
Tell us about your project.

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Reserve a tool
Browse our tool inventory  and reserve the equipment you need. Allow two days from the time of your request until you can pick them up. You can pick up at one of our two locations or we can ship at your cost.

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Get help with your project
The tool lending team can give you expert guidance on the right measurement tools for your project, step by step instructions for each tool, and assist you with your data analysis.?

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Application notes
The Tool Lending Library application notes describe measurement techniques and step-by-step instructions for specific tools. The notes serve as a primer for first-time users and as a reference for experienced users needing help with specific operations.

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