Change the Way You Use Energy – Waste Less, Spend Less Money

step one to energy savingsStep One New York Homeowners

 

NYSERDA offers the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program to help homeowners in New York save energy and money.  Like all of the NYSERDA programs it begins with a top-to-bottom look at your home to figure out which improvements will save you the most money.

To qualify for a free or reduced comprehensive home assessment you must:

  • Own the 1- to 4-unit residential building
  • Have not previously received a free/reduced-cost assessment
  • Have a total household income at or below 200 percent Area Median Income (FREE)

APPLY NOW for Your Home Energy Audit

Just fill out the application to apply for a comprehensive home energy assessment now. There are two ways:

Click this link which will open in another window, you will see an editable PDF form that you can then fill out: RUPCO HPwES APPLICATION 2017

Then, after you fill out out, save it to your computer and email it to: GJGNY@RUPCO.org

Additionally, you can contact RUPCO and we will send you a form by mail.

Tip: Save time later! Get pre-qualified now for great low-interest financing to cover the installation costs. Do this 2015 NYSERDA Credit Application at the same time. To learn more about financing and income-based grants see step 4.

If you need any help filing out the NYSERDA Home Energy Audit Application, please watch our “how to videos” with visual instructions. (in English and Spanish)

For 92% of New Yorkers the Home Energy Audit is FREE!

Let’s repeat that;  It will most likely cost you nothing to have a home energy audit assessment!

It is also really simple to determine if your home energy audit will be free.  All you have to know is your household income and verify with the list below based on the county where you live

2014 NYSERDA Household Income Guides to Free Home Energy Assessments

  • If you live in Columbia County , NY and your household income is less than $148,000 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Delaware County, NY and your household income is less than $115,000 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Dutchess County, NY and your household income is less than $166,200 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Green County, NY and your household income is less than $116,800 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Orange County, NY and your household income is less than $166,200 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Putnam County, NY and you household income is less than $125,000 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Rockland County, NY and you household income is less than $200,400 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Sullivan County, NY and you household income is less than $126,400 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Ulster County, NY and you household income is less than $142,600 then the home energy audit is free.
  • If you live in Westchester County, NY and you household income is less than $207,400 then the home energy audit is free.

What Happens After You Apply for the Home Energy Assessment?

Once you submit your application, here’s what you can expect:

  • It will take NYSERDA 3-5 days to approve your application. They may contact you for additional information.
  • NYSERDA will send you an Approval Letter and Reservation Number via email or US mail to schedule your assessment. The reservation number is 8 characters long (3 letters, 5 numbers).

Then you are ready to move on to step two:

step two to energy savings

Choose a Contractor and Schedule Your Whole House Assessment