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Heat Pump Incentives for Multifamily Buildings

Receive tens of thousands of dollars in incentives to upgrade your 5+ unit building with more comfortable and efficient heat pump technology.

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How it Works

To get started choose an approved participating clean heat contractor from our list in the New York State Clean Heat Program.

Once you’ve selected your contractor, please reference the following documents and email us with the required information.

Multifamily Clean Heat Program Application (PDF)

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Eligibility Requirements

  • You must own or manage a residential multifamily building with 5+ residential units and have an eligible Con Edison electric account.
  • New construction projects are only eligible for Geothermal Heat Pump incentives, not eligible for Air Source Heat Pump incentives.
  • Mixed-used buildings with both multifamily and commercial spaces should apply to the program with the dominant use type, determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • All existing buildings are subject to decommissioning of the existing fossil fuel system for the building’s space-heating scope of work.
  • Common-area-only, scope-of-work projects are not eligible for Clean Heat incentives.
  • Projects submitted must not have begun installation

Please read the Multifamily Clean Heat Program Manual (PDF) for full eligibility requirements.

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2024 Limited Time Clean Heat Incentives

From January 1 to May 31st, 2024, there will be increased incentives for a limited-time for Multifamily Clean Heat projects.

To qualify, you must complete an application on or before May 31, 2024.

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Description

Category

Base Rate

Bonus Rate

Total

Description

Multifamily Full Load ASHP Heating with Decommissioning

Category

2C

Base Rate

$5,000/DU

Bonus Rate

$2,000/DU

Total

$7,000/DU

Description

Custom Full Load Space Heating Application

Category

4

Base Rate

$200/MMBtu

Bonus Rate

$25/MMBtu

Total

$225/MMBtu

Description

Custom Full Load Space Heating Applications + Envelope – Tier 1

 

 

Custom Full Load Space Heating Applications + Envelope – Tier 2

Category

4A

Base Rate

$200/MMBtu

 

$225/MMBtu

Bonus Rate

$25/MMBtu

Total

$225/MMBtu

 

$250/MMBtu

Description

Custom Domestic Hot Water (“DHW”)

Category

6

Base Rate

$200/MMBtu

Bonus Rate

$25/MMBtu

Total

$225/MMBtu

Description

Custom Partial Load Space Heating Applications

Category

10

Base Rate

$70/MMBtu

Bonus Rate

$25/MMBtu

Total

$95/MMBtu

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Project Installations Deadlines:

  • Category 2c and 6 projects must be installed by October 1, 2024.
  • Category4 and 4a projects must be installed by September 1, 2025.
  • Category 10 projects must be installed by installed by September 1, 2025.
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Abbreviation definitions: Air-source heat pump (ASHP). Central air-source heat pump (CCASHP). Ground-source heat pump (GSHP). Heat pump water heater (HPWH).

 

Projects are considered “Installed” when the entire heat pump system has been completely installed and is fully operational. Projects that do not meet these criteria will be eligible for the Base Incentive Rates