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Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Long Island Power Authority - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 03/14/2013
Program Overview:
State: New York
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Custom/Others pending approval, Pool Pumps, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting, Room Air Conditioner Recycling, Ventilation Systems, Refrigerator Recycling
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Construction, Installer/Contractor
Variable-Speed Pool Pumps: $400
Two-Speed Pool Pumps: $150
Refrigerator: $50 - $100
Refrigerator Recycling: $50 rebate plus up to $60 reward
Room AC: $40 - $75 in store discount
A/C Recycling: $20
Dehumidifier: $40
CFLs: In-Store discount
LEDs: In-Store discount

Home Performance with Energy Star Program
Air/Duct Sealing: 25% of cost
Insulation/Duct Insulation: 25% of cost
Ventilation System New/Repair: 25% of cost, up to $250
Window Replacement: $35
Storm Door/Window Replacement: $10
Wall Mounted A/C: $25
Electric Water Heater Replacement: $150
Knob & Tube Wiring Upgrade: $50
Combustion Air: $50

Cool Homes Homeowner:
Split Central Air Conditioner: $250 - $700, depending on efficiency rating
Air Source Heat Pump: $250 - $700, depending on efficiency rating
Ductless Mini Split Systems: $150
Duct System Replacement: $125

Cool Homes Contractor:
Split Central Air Conditioner: $125 for first unit, $50 per additional unit
Air Source Heat Pump: $125 for first unit, $50 per additional unit
Ductless Mini Split Systems: $50 per unit
Maximum Incentive:Cool Homes: $1000
Home Performance with Energy Star Program: $1500
Insulation/Duct Insulation: $1500
Air/Duct Sealing: $1500
Equipment Requirements:See program web site
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Long Island Power Authority offers a variety of incentive programs which help residential customers upgrade to more energy efficient equipment and appliances in their homes. The Cool Homes Program provides rebates for both homeowners and contractors for  the installation of energy efficient central air conditioning systems and air-source heat pumps.  Prescriptive rebates are also available a wide range of efficient appliances and products including:

  • Lighting fixtures
  • Refrigerators
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Room air conditioners
  • Recycling of old appliances and equipment
  • Pool Pumps

Additional rebates are available through the Home Performance with Energy Star Program.  This program provides incentives for for insulation upgrades, ventilation installation and repair, window and door replacements, wiring upgrades, and water heaters.  For specific program details including rebate amounts, equipment requirements, and guidelines, visit the Long Island Power Authority web site of contact the utility directly.


  LIPA Customer Service
Long Island Power Authority
333 Earle Ovington Blvd, Suite 403
Uniondale, NY 11553
Phone: (800) 692-2626
Web Site:
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Disclaimer: The information presented on the DSIRE web site provides an unofficial overview of financial incentives and other policies. It does not constitute professional tax advice or other professional financial guidance, and it should not be used as the only source of information when making purchasing decisions, investment decisions or tax decisions, or when executing other binding agreements. Please refer to the individual contact provided below each summary to verify that a specific financial incentive or other policy applies to your project.

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