New York State is offering homeowners a voucher for replacing an old wood or pellet stove with a new EPA-certified pellet stove. All NY residents can receive up to $1,500 for this replacement, while low-income residents can earn up to $2,500 for this replacement. Homeowners are encouraged to contact a participating contractor if they are interested in this program.
Example Eligible IAQ Activities:
Heat Source Replacement
$1,500 for the purchase of a new pellet stove with the recycling of an existing wood, pellet stove, or insert (with firebox), in a primary residence
Households with income up to 80% of the state or county median can qualify for an incentive of up to $2,500 for recycling an old wood or pellet stove and replacing it with a new one.
New York State Energy Research And Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Clean energy can power New York while protecting the environment. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. These efforts are key to developing a less polluting and more reliable and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers. Collectively, NYSERDA’s efforts aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and reduce customer energy bills.
NYSERDA works with stakeholders throughout New York including residents, business owners, developers, community leaders, local government officials, university researchers, utility representatives, investors, and entrepreneurs. NYSERDA partners with them to develop, invest, and foster the conditions that:
Attract the private sector capital investment needed expand New York’s clean energy economy
Overcome barriers to using clean energy at a large-scale in New York
Enable New York’s communities and residents to benefit from energy efficiency and renewable energy