EmPower New York

EmPower New York is a comprehensive energy efficiency program backed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Let us help you take the first step toward a greener, more sustainable future!

Unlock the secret to significantly lowering your energy bills with the EmPower NY program, putting money back where it belongs – in your pocket.

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What is EmPower NY? 

EmPower New York (also known as "Empower NY") provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers. Your neighbors are saving energy and saving money with EmPower New York (Empower NY) — without spending a dime. The program aims to reduce energy usage, lower utility bills, and create a more comfortable living environment while contributing to the state's overall sustainability goals.

How EmPower NY Can Lower Your Energy Costs

Whether you own your home or rent, a participating contractor will be assigned to you to assess if your home would benefit from free energy upgrades such as:

  • Installation of high-efficiency lighting
  • Attic Installation
  • Wall Insulation
  • Installation of clean heating and cooling heat pumps
  • Replacement of old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers
  • Home energy assessment to identify areas of possible energy improvements
  • Tips on how to save energy
  • Water-saving showerheads
  • A monthly electric bill credit of between $5-$15 from community solar.

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With EmPower NY, Making Your Home More Comfortable and Energy Efficient May Be More Affordable Than You Thought
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With EmPower NY, you may be able to get free insulation or other free or reduced-cost home energy improvements. 

For more information, call Zerodraft at (315) 455-9376.

Why Choose EmPower NY?

Significant Energy Savings: By participating in EmPower NY, you can expect substantial reductions in your energy consumption, leading to lower utility bills month after month.

No-Cost Energy Efficiency Upgrades: Qualified EmPower NY participants receive a range of energy-saving measures, including insulation, air sealing, energy-efficient lighting, and more, all at no cost.

Environmental Benefits: By conserving energy, you'll be making a positive impact on the environment, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and your carbon footprint.

Enhanced Home Comfort: Enjoy a more comfortable living space year-round, with improved temperature regulation and fewer drafts.

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EmPower NY Eligibility Guidelines

Homeowners and renters must meet income requirements to qualify for EmPower New York. You may be eligible if you can answer “yes” to these statements:

  • I live in a home or building with 100 units or fewer.
  • My household income is below 60 percent of the state median income (same eligibility as regular HEAP benefits; see the chart below to see if your income fits EmPower NY Guidelines) OR I participate in a utility payment assistance program.
  • I am an electricity customer of National Grid, NYSEG, and pay SBC OR heat with oil, propane, or kerosene.
  • I am responsible for paying utility bills. 

EmPower NY Income Eligibility Guidelines 2022-2023

Household Size Maximum Gross Monthly Income Maximum Gross Annual Income
1 $2,852 $34,224
2 $3,730 $44,760
3 $4,608 $55,296
4 $5,485 $65,820
5 $6,363 $76,356
6 $7,241 $86,892
7 $7,405 $88,860
8 $7,570 $90,840
9 $7,734 $92,808
10 $7,899 $94,788

The current income guidelines for EmPower NY are set at 60% of the state median income.

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How Does NYSERDA EmPower NY Work?

  1. Eligibility Assessment: Our expert team at Zerodraft will assess your eligibility for the EmPower NY program, ensuring you meet the income requirements and other criteria.
  2. Home Energy Audit: Once approved, we'll conduct a comprehensive energy audit of your home, identifying areas that need improvement to maximize energy efficiency.
  3. Tailored Solutions: Based on the audit results, we'll create an energy efficiency plan for your home, outlining the recommended upgrades.
  4. Professional Installation: Our certified technicians will handle the installation of all energy-saving measures, ensuring they are correctly fitted and optimized for maximum efficiency.
  5. Quality Assurance: We take pride in our work and ensure that all installations meet the highest standards of quality and performance.

For more information, call Zerodraft at (315) 455-9376

Zerodraft: Your Partner in Sustainability

Our partnership with NYSERDA EmPower NY allows us to provide you with the expertise and services you need to transform your home into an energy-efficient haven. By taking advantage of this program, you're not only improving your living conditions but also playing a role in the larger effort to reduce energy consumption and promote environmental sustainability.

Get Started with EmPower NY Today!

Take the first step towards a more energy-efficient and cost-effective home. Contact Zerodraft near Syracuse, NY, to see if you qualify for the EmPower NY program. Our team is ready to assist you in the application process and guide you through the journey to a greener future.

Don't miss this opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment while improving your home's comfort and lowering your energy bills. Empower NY with Zerodraft and NYSERDA today!

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Contact Zerodraft at (315) 455-9376 to learn more and to schedule your free home energy evaluation.