EmPower New York

EmPower New York provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers.

More than 94,600 of your neighbors are saving energy and saving money with EmPower New York— without spending a dime. A participating contractor assesses if your home would benefit from improved insulation, reduced drafts, and upgrades to lighting and replacement of inefficient refrigerators and freezers, all at no cost to you. Then the contractor makes all the improvements and upgrades. Plus, EmPower New York will give you tips and strategies on how to better manage your energy usage on a daily basis.

Your assessment and services are provided by a contractor recognized by the Building Performance Institute (BPI)Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. as a BPI GoldStar contractor — your assurance that they’re applying the latest knowledge and technology to energy efficiency in your home.

NYSERDA has selected Honeywell International to assist in running the EmPower New York program. Honeywell team members are energy efficiency professionals. They manage the process, and depending on if you are eligible and what you need, will set you up with a contractor [PDF].

Learn more about what to expect when you participate in EmPower New York.

Download the EmPower New York fact sheet [PDF].

Read the Konstanty case study [PDF] about a real family in Gasport, NY, who received help from EmPower New York.

Landlords can encourage income eligible tenants to apply.  Download information for landlords [PDF]

Last Updated: 10/20/2014
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