Energy Star Program

Energy Star Program from Zerodraft

Lower Energy Bills And Improve Comfort with Home Performance With ENERGY STAR® The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program makes it easy and affordable to make energy-efficient home improvements. This program has helped thousands of homeowners across the State of New York to make upgrades that will improve the comfort and safety of their home while lowering your monthly energy bills. Zerodraft Home Energy Specialists has been longtime partners with the program, helping their customers understand and take advantage of the available incentives.

What is it?

The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program makes it easier and more affordable for New York State homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. All improved measures must be submitted through a certified contractor like Zerodraft, to verify that there is potential for energy savings and that we uphold the highest standard of safety.

Your Zerodraft Home Energy Specialist will show you where your home is wasting energy, what to expect from the work, and give you a list of recommendations for improvements. The program also offers low-interest loans and a 10% discount on all eligible home energy upgrades to make it easier for you to pay for the work.

How do I Get Started?

  1. Schedule a Zerodraft home energy assessment.
  2. Customize your upgrade plan with a Zerodraft professional.
  3. Apply for a low-interest loan to help pay for the work.
  4. Complete the home improvement work.

How do I Know if I am Eligible?

The eligibility requirements vary for each specific incentive. Overall, you do need to be a customer of one of the following utility companies:

  • National Grid
  • Rochester G & E
  • Orange & Rockland
  • Central Hudson G & E
  • Consolidated Edison 

What Incentives are Offered?

Navigating the available incentives can be confusing. If you are interested in taking advantage of an incentive or rebate and want to know which ones are most appropriate for your home project, contact Zerodraft staff for more details:

  1. NY Smart Energy Loan
  2. The Assisted Home Performance Subsidy
  3. On-Bill Recovery Financing Program (On Utility Bill)

For more information, please visit or If you are interested in applying for a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® incentive, please download the applications below and contact the Zerodraft office.

Download The NY Smart Energy Loan Application

Call us anytime at (315) 455-9376 to learn more about the program and to schedule your free home energy evaluation to see if your home energy efficiency project qualifies for incentives or rebates.