Assistance and Incentives for Commercial, Industrial, Municipal and Organization Buildings
Take advantage of the available assistance and incentives from Federal and State Agencies and local Utilities to upgrade your business and other non-residential properties.
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Small businesses and not-for-profits are eligible for a free audit. State and local governments are eligible for an audit on a cost-shared basis, with a fee determined by number of employees. All facilities must have an average electric demand of 100kW or less.Learn more about the Energy Audit Program
NYSERDA’s FlexTech Program assists New York State commercial, industrial, institutional, government, and not-for-profit sectors with energy, load and cost reduction analysis to help customers make informed decisions.Learn more about the FlexTech Program
NYSERDA's New Construction Program can provide assistance when incorporating energy-efficiency measures into the design, construction, and operation of new and substantially renovated buildings.Learn more about the New Construction Program
Existing Facilities Program offers incentives for a variety of energy projects including Pre-Qualified Measures and Performance-Based Incentives.
Pre-Qualified incentives are available on a $/unit basis for Pre-Qualified energy efficiency measures, such as Lighting, HVAC, Chillers, Motors, Refrigeration, Kitchen and Gas efficiency equipments.
Performance-Based incentives are available on a $/kWh, $/MMBtu or $/kW reductions to customers or ESCO's who are working on large-scale energy efficiency projects.Learn more about the Existing Facilities Program
NYSERDA has Incentives for Grid Connected Solar and Wind Electricity Generation Systems:
|Solar Photovoltaic Incentives|
|Wind Generation Incentives|
NYSERDA also has Incentive for Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems
|Solar Thermal Water Heating Incentives|
NYSERDA's Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Program provides assistance to encourage fleets to purchase alternative-fuel vehicles and install fueling facilities or charging stations. Vehicles powered by natural gas, propane, and electricity, including certain hybrid-electric vehicles, are eligible. Incentives are also available to encourage the use of bio-fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel. Additionally, NYSERDA also has programs to encourage the use of emission reduction technologies and anti-idling technologies for diesel vehicles.Learn more about the Alternative-Fuel Vehicle Program
|Rebates for Customized Oil-to-Gas Conversions Commercial/Industrial Energy Efficiency Gas Rebate Program Small Business Direct Install Program - Free Energy Survey! Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Custom Program|
Learn more about the Commercial and Industrial Rebate Program
Learn more about the Small Business Energy Efficiency Program
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) provides energy conservation programs that can cut a facility’s energy bills by up to 25 percent.
College & Universities
Water & Waste Treatment
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The Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Initiative
Electric Drive Vehicles
To get started, email us at Energy2011@nypa.gov or call NYPA's Energy Hotline 866.314.4110. Learn more about NYPA Energy Services
Your Energy...Your Choice
Find an ESCO from the PSC Directory
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Federal Energy Efficiency Commercial Building Tax Deduction
State Tax Credits for Green Building, Alternative and Clean Fuels
Energy Savings ToolboxImproving the energy efficiency of our workplace will save energy and helps the bottom line by lowering utility costs.
Explore and learn how you can fight climate change while at work!
EPA offers a proven strategy and guidelines for energy management at work places that will improve a facility's energy and financial performance while distinguishing your organization as an environmental leader.
Guidelines for Energy Management
A great first step for many facilities is to rate the facilities energy performance on a scale of 1–100 relative to similar buildings nationwide. This benchmarking rating can be very helpful in understanding the urgency of energy improvement upgrades.
Learn more about Energy Performance Benchmarking
By using "Target Finder", a free on-line tool, Architects and building owners can set energy targets and scores the energy performance of projects during the design process. Target Finder will provides the annual energy use associated with the score for the project.
Learn more about Target Finder
- ENERGY STAR Guide for Small Business
- Energy Efficienct Lighting Technical Guide
- Electric Motor Load & Efficiency
- Switch to Premium Efficiency Motors
- Use a Programmable Thermostat
- ENERGY STAR Tools & Resources
Find a Contractor / ConsultantChoose a Contractor that is trained and certified to take a "whole-house" approach when identifying comfort, safety and energy efficiency improvements for your home.
Additionally, look for Contractors that have been prequalified by the incentives programs to perform the eligible work.
Start with the lists below when looking for qualified Contractors servicing Westchester County:
NYSERDA FlexTech Consultants
Solar PV Installers
Wind Turbine Installers
Solar Thermal Water Heater Installers
Contractor Request Form