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Small Commercial Energy Assessments

Lower Energy Bills and Improved Energy Performance

Residential customers seeking assistance should visit NYSERDA Residential Programs for information.

Who's Eligible

Free energy assessments are available statewide for small business and not-for-profit customers that have 10 employees or less and an average annual electric demand of 100 kW or less.

What this Program Offers

This program will provide energy assessments to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations to help them make informed electrical energy decisions and implement energy-efficiency strategies. Assessments help identify economically viable improvements that yield substantial annual energy savings.

Not eligible for a free energy assessment?

NYSERDA’s FlexTech program offers cost-shared energy studies to NYS industrial and commercial facilities, state and local governments, not-for-profit and private institutions, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and health care facilities. Facilities must pay into the electric or gas System Benefits Charge (SBC) to be eligible for a cost-shared energy study.

For more information on NYSERDA’s FlexTech program and how to apply for a cost-shared energy study visit: nyserda.ny.gov/flextech.

Sample Savings

Description Cost Savings Payback (year)
Upgrade the Lighting $2,861 $683 4.2
Improve Programmable Thermostat $230 $722 0.3
Install High Efficiency Motors $8,738 $1,378 6.3
Install LED Exit Signs $400 $103 3.9
Totals $12,229 $2,886 4.2

How to Apply

If you are interested in Small Commercial Energy Assessments, please fill out a Consolidated Funding Application.

Region 1 - GDS Associates
Contact: Vivian Thompson
Phone: 800-437-4495
Fax: 866-611-3791
Email: vivian.thompson@gdsassociates.com

Region 2 - L&S Energy Services
Contact: Michelle Wooddell
Phone: 518-383-9405 x223
Fax: 518-383-9406
Email: MWooddell@LS-Energy.com

Region 3 - Daylight Savings
Contact: Felicia Van Doran
Phone: 845-291-1275
FAX: 845-291-1276
Email: fvandoran@daylightsavings.us

Region 4 - TRC
Contact: Laura Giannini
Phone:  518-688-3136
Fax:  518-348-1194
Email: LGiannini@trcsolutions.com


Map of 4 regions of New York State

Region 1 Counties
Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Allegany, Monroe, Livingston, Steuban, Ontario, Yates, Wayne, Seneca, Schuyler, Chemung, Tompkins, Tioga, Cayuga

Region 2 Counties
Dutchess, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Albany, Schoharie, Otsego, Washington, Saratoga, Schenectady, Montgomery, Fulton, Herkimer, Oneida, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, Hamilton, Warren, Essex, Clinton, Franklin, St. Lawrence, Cortland, Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Sullivan, Ulster

Region 3 Counties
Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, Bronx

Region 4 Counties
Kings, Queens, Richmond, New York, Nassau, Suffolk

Last Updated: 08/07/2014
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