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New York State Electric & Gas

NYSEG is a Rochester-based subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, a super-regional energy services and delivery company in the Northeast.

NYSEG serves 872,000 electricity customers and 256,000 natural gas customers across more than 40% of upstate New York. Visit NYSEG Website

Energy Efficiency Program for Multi-Family Residences

NYSEG is offering eligible customers and building owners rebates and incentives to install energy efficient refrigerators, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and common area lighting.

The purpose of the program is to encourage customers in multi-family buildings to reduce electricity usage by replacing inefficient refrigerators with high efficiency models and making lighting efficiency improvements.

All equipment replacements and installations will be performed by RISE Engineering, a contractor representing NYSEG.

To get started, building owners, agents and Homeowners Association representatives may call the toll-free NYSEG Energy Efficiency Hotline at 1.800.995.9525. NYSEG's Energy Efficiency Multi-Family Program Website

Background

On June 23, 2008 the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an Order establishing an Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) for New York State. On July 27, 2009, the PSC issued a subsequent order. In this Order, all New York State utilities were required to programs to serve the multi-family customer group.

NYSEG is offering to eligible customers and building owners rebates and incentives to install energy efficient refrigerators, compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and common area lighting. .

The purpose of the program is to lower energy bills for apartment/condominium residents and lower energy bills for the building owners.

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Program Details

THE FOLLOWING REBATES ARE BEING OFFERED TO CUSTOMERS WHO MEET PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  (Call NYSEG Hotline at 1.800.995.9525 to get started) $300-$600 will be provided by the program to cover the cost of a new refrigerator (include the appliance, taxes, delivery, installation, removal and recycling of the existing refrigerator) in dwelling units. Refrigerators will be matched to the size of the existing units.

Up to six compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) will be installed in apartments or condominiums at no cost for the building owner or tenant. The CFLs installed will be selected to match existing incandescent bulbs as much as possible.

If additional building system lighting efficiency measures are identified for common area lighting, the program will pay up to 50% of these measures.



ELIGIBLE EQUIPMENT An active NYSEG electricity customer who is either: A Homeowners Association representative for a condominium complex or a landlord/owner of an eligible five to 50 unit multi-family building. tenants and condominium owners cannot directly apply.