A free or reduced-cost Home Energy Assessment helps you understand how your home can work more efficiently to conserve energy and save money while still providing the comfort you need. Once the assessment is complete, a contractor will provide a detailed plan outlining ways to improve your home’s environmental impact and reduce the amount of energy you use.
This subsidized audit is available through a NYSERDA-ENERGY STAR partnership. Depending on your income, NYSERDA will cover all or most of the cost (a $250 value). Speak to a contractor for details.
NYSEG seeks to provide Smart Solutions customers with high quality, local contractors. All NYSEG Smart Solutions qualified contractors are certified through the Building Performance Institute (BPI) and have been evaluated by NYSEG on customer service practices, prior experience, safety records and maintenance of minimum certifications. Learn more about participating contractors.
NYSEG Smart Solutions qualified home assessment contractors will assess your energy efficiency needs. This assessment will identify opportunities to make your home more comfortable, lower your energy bills and reduce your environmental impact. Learn more about New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.
Complete the form on this page to request a home assessment. You will have the option of choosing from one of NYSEG's selected BPI GoldStar certified contractors.
Your chosen contractor will contact you to schedule your in-home assessment, which will identify areas of significant energy loss in your home.
Review tailored recommendations for your home and take steps to save you money and energy.
This energy assessment is part of the Home Performance program administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. All information you provide is privacy protected.
NYSEG Home Solutions qualified home assessment contractors will assess your energy efficiency needs free of charge. This assessment will identify opportunities to make your home more comfortable, lower your energy bills and reduce your environmental impact.
After the assessment, a qualified contractor will provide you with a detailed report containing recommended home energy improvements you can make. Common energy efficiency improvements include:
- installing additional attic insulation
- sealing air duct leaks
- identifying more efficient heating systems
The contractor will help you prioritize the recommendations, discuss options for applicable rebates and loans and can do the work for any projects you may choose to undertake. For example, you may take advantage of low-interest financing with an On-Bill Recovery Loan or Smart Energy Loan offered through New York State Energy and Research Authority. Speak to your contractor for additional details regarding loan availability.
You may receive one free or reduced-cost Home Energy Assessment from the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program during the time you own your home. If you’ve already had yours, one of our trusted contractors can take you through your next steps toward a more comfortable and efficient home.