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Clean Energy For Homes: Contractors Resources


Thank you for visiting the Clean Energy for Homes event. This web page will show you the Contractor Resources that we have available. Explore to learn more.

Residential Market Advisory Group (RMAG)

The Residential Market Advisory Group’s mission is to bring together residential market actors to envision the next generation of residential clean energy solutions and to facilitate deployment of strategies that stimulate market growth, deliver customer value, and enable achievement of New York State’s energy policy goals. Any interested party may join the Residential Market Advisory Group.

Clean Heat Connect

Clean Heat ConnectLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is a network of distributors and manufacturers dedicated to expanding the adoption of heat pumps in homes across New York State. Find distributor and manufacturer hosted trainings, learn about sales and marketing strategies, and explore resources from NYSERDA, NEEP and trusted partners.

Heat Pump Planner

Need help determining the heat pump system that might be best for your home? The Heat Pump Planner tool will help you learn more about heat pump technology, the types available, installation and operation costs, and questions to ask an installer.

Workforce Development & Training

NYSERDA dedicated more than $100 million in funding to support clean energy workforce development and training. With six unique program opportunities, our funding supports activities as diverse as:

  • Training for building and operations staff to properly operate and maintain building systems;
  • On-the-job training for new clean energy workers;
  • Internships for students looking to gain hands-on skills at a clean energy company;
  • Curriculum development to meet the demands of clean energy employers;
  • Creation of a sustainable talent pipeline that can reduce the business cost of hiring new workers;
  • Career pathways training for high-efficiency HVAC and heat pumps.

Energy Code and Training Resources

NYSERDA offers free and low-cost training and resources to municipal code enforcement officials, architects, engineers, building energy professionals, and members of the construction trades—all designed to improve compliance and enforcement of the State Energy Code.

Advertising and Training Program

NYSERDA’s Cooperative (Co-op) Advertising and Training ProgramLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. for Clean Energy Partners provides cost-sharing incentives to support advertising, special promotions and/or events, including training, for eligible clean energy technologies including cold-climate air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, energy efficiency (i.e. air sealing and insulation), and high-efficiency low-emission wood heating systems.