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Residential Programs

NYSERDA offers a variery of programs that help New Yorkers reduce energy consumption, and improve the comfort and safety of homes.

  • New Construction
    Homes built “green” or to the New York ENERGY STAR® standards provide homeowners with comfortable, durable, environmentally friendly homes that are cost-effective to own and operate.
  • Existing Home Renovations
    FREE or reduced cost comprehensive, whole-house energy assessment or “energy audit” and low-cost financing are available through Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®.
  • Renewable Energy
    Advanced technologies such as solar electric, solar thermal, geothermal heating and cooling, and wind power produce heat and/or electricity from renewable resources. Incentives and tax credits are available putting ownership of a renewable energy system within reach.
  • Low Income Assistance
    Additional incentives are available to low income customers through weatherization assistance, EmPower New York, Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®, and Assisted New York ENERGY STAR® Homes.
Last Updated: 04/18/2014