Award-Winning NYS Energy Audits Provides Energy Efficiency Solutions, At Absolutely No Cost, to Qualifying New Yorkers

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Through the EmPower New York program, more than 94,000 income-eligible residents have qualified for free insulation, appliance upgrades and other services. An energy-efficient home can slash utility bills by as much as 40 percent.

Through EmPower New York, NYS Energy Audits strives to reduce electric and gas consumption by making homes as energy efficient as possible, with no hidden costs, no strings attached.

With a brutal winter and record-breaking snowfall on the horizon, there is no better time for locals to protect their homes against harsh, often unpredictable weather. And filling out a single application could mean the difference between high heating bills for drafty rooms and a cozy house that costs far less to maintain. Through EmPower New York, NYS Energy Audits strives to reduce electric and gas consumption by making residences as energy efficient as possible, with no hidden costs or strings attached. For qualifying homeowners, tenants and landlords, these upgrades require no out-of-pocket expenses; residents simply request, complete and submit the application to qualify for an Energy Audit Rebate.

Once the application is approved, they can schedule a visit by a licensed and certified NYS Energy Audits consultant, who will walk them through a “whole house” assessment to identify air leaks and other sources of energy loss. They will install high-efficiency light bulbs, smoke/CO detectors and low-flow showerheads; insulation, particularly in attics and crawl spaces; and strategic air sealing in windows, ceilings and floors. They will examine old, inefficient fridges and freezers and determine whether they qualify to be replaced—at absolutely no cost to the customer—with ENERGY STAR® certified models. Consultants can also provide tips and strategies for better managing the household’s utility costs.

NYS Energy Audits is the largest contractor in the state, serving New York City. For two years in a row they have been awarded the EmPower New York Contractor of the Year by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and are accredited by the Building Performance Institute (BPI), a global leader in quality assurance. Their knowledge of the latest technology, and how best to save people money, has resulted in their many happy customers enjoying warmer, less costly houses for absolutely free.

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