Weatherization Network Initiative

October 06, 2006


Through the Weatherization Network Initiative, homeowners who had their home weatherized under the Weatherization Assistance Program and did not receive electric reduction measures, or are on a Weatherization waiting list exceeding six months. The income requirements for an eligible applicant and regional implementers of the program are listed on the program website. After a customer’s eligibility is verified, the implementer will send out a certified contractor to complete the work. The average utility savings for a household are approximately $150/year. Eligible customers are electricity distribution customers of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., New York State Electric & Gas Corporation, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation who pay the System Benefits Charge (SBC).

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: New York
Incentive Type: Grant Program
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Lighting
  • Boilers
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Incentive Amount: ~$1,000/unit
Maximum Incentive: $2,000
Installation Requirements: Installation must be completed by a certified contractor recommended by program

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.