Save Energy at Home

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Energy-efficient homes not only cost less to operate, but are healthier, more comfortable, and better for the environment. NYSERDA offers the resources and tips to help you get started and learn how to save energy at home.

Home Energy Audits and Ratings

Take the first step—learn about the energy performance of your home by getting a home energy audit or rating. Audits and ratings identify where your home is wasting energy, how systems are working, and what may be needed in terms of upgrades.

Learn more about home energy audits and ratings.

Home Renovations and Upgrades

When you are renovating or upgrading your home, invest in energy efficiency to help save time and money. Energy-efficient homes lower your total cost of ownership and are more comfortable year-round.

Learn more about making a renovation or upgrade with energy efficiency in mind.

Home Equipment Replacements

If it’s time to replace your heating, cooling, or hot water system, choose higher-efficiency equipment in addition to weatherization improvements. This will help you get top performance out of your new equipment, save money, and improve the overall comfort of your home.

Learn more about replacing equipment with energy efficiency in mind.

Home Selling

Make efficiency upgrades to set your home apart from other listings and enable a smoother selling process. Energy-efficient homes appeal to buyers looking for comfort and a lower cost of ownership.

Learn more about selling a home with energy efficiency in mind.

Home Buying

Energy costs make up a substantial portion of monthly household expenses. Learn about a home’s energy performance when shopping for a new home. This can help you avoid unexpected costs after moving in and ensure you are investing in a comfortable home for your family.

Learn more about buying a home with energy efficiency in mind.

Energy-Saving Tips

NYSERDA’s tips can help you save energy, no matter what your budget is. Our tips cover a wide array of topics, including lighting, appliances, transportation, electronics, insulation, and more.

View tips and start saving.