Hard to Electrify Buildings RFI Frequently Asked Questions
Con Edison’s multifamily program offers higher incentives for LMI customers compared to Market Rate customers. See the program manual for details.
There are no program distinctions or rules related to housing tenure. However, projects that shift energy costs on to tenants are not preferred.
Please submit the project cost and savings for specific sites to the best of your ability.
We are likely to accept substitute projects if they implement similar technologies as the initial proposal and if they can reach a similar level of savings.
For the pricing proposal, cost should be separated by labor, equipment, taxes, incentive contribution, and estimated savings.
Yes. Con Edison is open to combining funding with NYSERDA and other entities. Projects should be transparent about additional funding received. Respondents should also track and report all additional funding.
Con Edison will account for the additional funds when considering total project cost capping. Con Edison will not pay incentives that result in more than 100% of project cost coverage.
We will accept proposals for new or additional funding.
- Funding above current incentive levels at the time of the projects is subject to our discretion.
We are open to considering alternate technologies if they can meet the intended goals of the initial technologies. For example, a switch to a different manufacturer for providing equipment that could meet similar or better performance than what was initially proposed would be acceptable.
Additionally, you can propose multiple solutions in your initial proposal.