Energy Efficiency

Every solar project should begin with a comprehensive energy audit, with a basic energy audit required in order to receive NYSERDA incentives for PV projects. Energy efficiency measures can help to maximize the financial and environmental benefits of investing in solar by substantially reducing your base energy load. There are many ways you can reduce electricity use in your home and help reduce your energy bills.

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Energy Efficiency Resources

Department of Energy
Learn more about national energy efficiency programs at the Department of Energy Energy Efficiency website.

NYSERDA 
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority,
a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and funding to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect the environment and create clean energy jobs. To get started, please contact the NYSERDA Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE) Program Regional Outreach Contractors( ROC )in your borough.

Con Edison's Green Team Programs
Learn about Con Edison’s energy efficiency programs for homes and businesses.