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Green Jobs-Green New York Free or Reduced Cost Energy Audit

Green Jobs-Green New York (GJGNY) provides income eligible owners of one to four unit residential buildings the opportunity to receive a free, or reduced cost residential energy audit.

To qualify for a free or reduced cost residential energy audit an applicant must:

  • Own the one to four unit residential building
  • Have a total household income below appropriate income levels noted on the application form (most residents of New York state qualify). If you live in Erie of Niagara County and have a household income less than $127,400, your energy Audit is FREE! Income Guidelines
  • Have not previously received a free or reduced cost audit
  • Have filled out and properly submitted a Green Jobs-Green New York free or reduced energy audit application
  • And, provided a summary of the annual electric and heating usage for the building as required by the application (a utility bill that lists annual usage and or a 12 to 24 month summary from an oil or propane vendor).

Don't Wait! Free or reduced cost residential energy audits are available on a first come, first served basis until funds are fully committed.

Applicants that meet the eligibility and supporting documentation requirements will receive a Reservation Number along with terms and conditions from the Program.

Applicants will have 90 days to have their residential energy audits completed by a Participating Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractor.

Financing Help

For a general overview of the financial assistance available through New York State, read the Financial Fact Sheet

The 7 easy steps to Green Job / Green New York financing

After Your Energy Audit is complete, there is financing help available to cover some or all of the recommended improvements