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New Construction Project Incentives

Qualifying new buildings are eligible for incentives on efficient lighting, insulation, water heating, and more.

If your new construction project can demonstrate performance beyond the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State, you may be eligible for incentives on partial or whole-building measures, including indoor and outdoor lighting; water heating; HVAC and more.

To get started, review the program guide to determine your eligibility and project path.

Commercial & Industrial and Multifamily New Construction Pilot Application

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Prescriptive & Tabular Code Compliance Pathway Measure Incentives

Description

Eligible Technologies

Commercial and Industrial Building Incentive Rate

5+ Unit Multifamily Building Incentive Rate

Unit

Lighting Measures

Indoor and outdoor lighting

$40/MMBtu

$25/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

Non-Interactive Measures

Process loads, plug loads, service water heating, and more

$80/MMBtu

$80/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

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Whole Building Performance Code Compliance Pathway Measure Incentives

Description

Eligible Technologies

Commercial and Industrial Building Incentive Rate

5+ Unit Multifamily Building Incentive Rate

Unit

HVAC Measures

Any HVAC system measures

$115/MMBtu

$115/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

Envelope Measures

Insulation, glazing, and more

$150/MMBtu

$150/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

Lighting Measures

Indoor and outdoor lighting

$40/MMBtu

$25/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

Non-Interactive Measures

Process loads, plug loads, service water heating, and more

$80/MMBtu

$80/MMBtu

$/annual energy saved

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Heat Pump Incentives

Planning to install efficient heating and cooling in your new building? We offer thousands in incentives on state-of-the-art heat pump technology, including ductless mini splits, central air source, geothermal, variable refrigerant flow, and custom solutions.

Explore Heat Pump Incentives 

How to Apply

Please complete the New Construction Pilot Program Application Form (PDF) and email us your application package.

Application Deadline

Project applications need to be submitted by June 30, 2022 and completed by October 31, 2022. A project is considered complete when we’ve received all documents, you’ve installed all measures, and the site is ready for inspection. The incentive payment will occur after the final technical review.

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