New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Affordable and Market Rate Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

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This documents offers a comprehensive list of energy efficiency programs offered for affordable and market rate housing.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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Energy Efficiency
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Multifamily Performance Program for New Construction

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Participate in NYSERDA’s Multifamily Performance Program and take advantage of funding for whole-building energy assessments and low-cost financing...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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Energy Efficiency
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Retrofit NYC Guide to Detoxing Your Home

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Pratt Center created this guide, which provides simple steps for a greener and healthier living environment.

From the guide: "Every day, we are exposed to toxins that are dangerous to our health, our homes and the environment. Many of these chemicals are especially dangerous for...

Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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Energy Efficiency
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EmPower

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NYSERDA's EmPower program enables low-income homeowners to implement energy efficiency upgrades.

From NYSERDA: "Income-eligible New Yorkers can get no-cost upgrades that reduce energy bills. Now you don’t have to choose between utilities and other necessities."...

Date: 
Monday, October 7, 2013
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Energy Efficiency
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Home Performance with Energy Star

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NYSERDA's Home Performance with Energy Star program performs home energy assessments to find ways to save on energy costs. It is a great resource for homeowners interested in learning more about energy efficiency.

From NYSERDA: "Home Performance with ENERGY STAR makes it easy to...

Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013
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Energy Efficiency
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Retrofit Standardization Initiative: Building Type Selection Methodology

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Jen Becker
Nepal Asatthawasi

Pratt Center is working to dramatically expand the residential energy efficiency market though an innovative study to standardize retrofits.

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Energy Efficiency
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Citywide Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Brooklyn Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Building Classes B1 and B3 Attached Only
Bedford Stuyvesant Owner Occupancy and Attached Building Class B3
Bedford Stuyvesant Area Median Income and Building Classes B1 and B3 by Attachment

A Guide to Energy Efficiency in Your Home

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Pratt Center created this guide, which provides an overview of energy assessments and retrofits for homeowners.

Use this guide to find out what an energy retrofit is, what happens in an energy assessment and energy audit, and what you can expect from participating in a program to save...

Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2013
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Energy Efficiency
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Retrofit Standardization Initiative

Pratt Center is working to dramatically expand the residential energy efficiency market through an innovative study to standardize retrofits.
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New York State invests millions of dollars annually in energy efficiency financing and marketing programs to encourage residential retrofits, reduce energy consumption, and foster a more sustainable economy. While these programs have enabled hundreds of local residents to green their homes,...

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Active
Who's Working on this Project?: 
Jen Becker
Nepal Asatthawasi
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Green Jobs-Green New York

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New York City faces many obstacles in creating an environmentally and economically sustainable city for all of its residents, including high unemployment, vulnerability to climate change, and air quality issues. Although low-income communities are disparately impacted by these challenges, they remain underserved in the provision of resources necessary to address them.
Green Jobs-Green New York is a statewide initiative to strengthen communities through energy efficiency, with a focus on small residential buildings.
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Empowering distressed communities to invest in energy efficiency projects that reduce energy bills and decrease greenhouse gas emissions, while also providing opportunities for work in the green-collar jobs that these projects create, can simultaneously work toward our city’s long-term...

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Active
Who's Working on this Project?: 
Rebekah Morris

The EDGE Program

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The ever-increasing cost of energy, coupled with the growing awareness of climate change, has made energy efficiency a central pillar of sustainable long-term economic growth in New York City. Now, more than ever, there are tremendous opportunities for reducing energy use while increasing the uptake of renewables.
The EDGE Program helps local business owners, homeowners, and land owners connect to state-funded energy efficiency incentive programs.
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The Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE) Program looks to capitalize on these opportunities by working at the intersection of economic development and sustainability, incentivizing New Yorkers to take steps that will help them decrease their greenhouse gas emissions, while...

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Archived
Who's Working on this Project?: 
Rebekah Morris