|Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program (AMEEP)
|NYSERDA & Con Edison
|Rebate/Incentives; Energy Audits/ Consultants
|Energy Efficiency/ Demand Response
|Property owners or managers of existing affordable multifamily buildings with 5 or more residential units can participate, providing supporting documentation such as regulatory agreements or mortgages from housing agencies.
|Varies by project
The New York State Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program (AMEEP) – a collaboration between the Joint Utilities of New York and NYSERDA – encourages energy efficiency in affordable multifamily buildings with five or more residential units. This initiative offers incentives of up to $2,000 per dwelling unit to property owners or managers, with a focus on reducing overall energy use, maintenance costs, and carbon emissions, aligning with New York State’s climate goals. Con Edison administers the program in Westchester County.
Property owners or managers of existing affordable multifamily buildings with 5 or more residential units can participate, providing supporting documentation such as regulatory agreements or mortgages from housing agencies.
How the Program Works
Comprehensive Pathway. Suited for extensive retrofit projects, this pathway offers greater incentives based on a points system. Projects accumulating 100 or more points qualify for incentives, with two tiers: Tier 1 (100–149 points) provides $1,500 per dwelling unit, and Tier 2 (150+ points) offers $2,000 per dwelling unit. Comprehensive projects require an energy audit, and the program covers up to 75% of audit costs.
Non-Comprehensive Pathway. Designed for smaller projects, no energy audits are required. Incentives are determined by the equipment installed and energy savings.
How to Apply
Comprehensive Pathway (≥100 Points)
Submit an Interest Form to be contacted by the authorized contractor, Willdan Energy Solutions, and complete the Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Application and include any required paperwork. Next, conduct an energy audit with an approved NYSERDA Multifamily Building Solutions Provider or a NYSERDA FlexTech Consultant before work begins. Willdan guides applicants through the process, including equipment installation and incentive payment.
Non-Comprehensive Pathway (<100 Points):
Submit an Interest Form, complete the Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program Application and include any required paperwork, and choose from a list of participating contractors who are eligible to install your upgrades.