Incentives are available for the installation of qualified high-efficiency, low-emission pellet boiler heating systems with thermal storage for residential and small commercial applications (less than 300,000 Btu/h).
Incentives are 45% of installed costs based on system size:
|Boiler Size (kW)
||Boiler size (Btu/hr)
|less than 25
An additional $5,000 for documented recycling (removal and destruction) of old outdoor or indoor wood boiler, or $2,500 for recycling a whole house wood furnace is also available.
Incentives are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and will only be reserved for customers once an application has been approved by NYSERDA. Incentives are paid upon approval of the Incentive Application directly to the Installer and passed on in the full amount to the customer. Incentives will not be provided directly to customers purchasing or installing the new system. Incentives are only available for new equipment and systems that have not been installed (partially or completely) prior to NYSERDA approval of a Project Application.
You may qualify for a Green Jobs - Green New York Smart Energy Loan to help pay for eligible project costs.
System Performance Requirements
|Thermal Efficiency (HHV)
||less than 0.080 lb/mmBtu
|Carbon monoxide (CO) emissions
||less than 270 ppm at 7% O2
Pellets must be stored outside of the building as outlined in the Program Manual. The system must be a qualified technology.
Complete the customer inquiry form and you will be put you in touch with an Installer.
Participating Installers must have demonstrated technical competence in the design and installation of small commercial pellet boiler heating systems with thermal storage and have signed a written Participation Agreement with NYSERDA. Installers are responsible for preparing and submitting all necessary incentive paperwork to NYSERDA.
How to Apply