Various incentives are available to help building owners in New York City reduce the costs of energy efficiency and clean energy projects. The sources of these incentives range from local utility companies to private organizations to government entities. The Pratt Center for Community Development and the City of New York provide helpful online resources, listed below, to promote awareness of available incentives.
The Pratt Center for Community Development, a university-based advocacy planning and design center, offers a comprehensive outline of energy efficiency incentives available to New York City’s building owners. This financing information is sourced from Federal, State, and City programs, private capital entities, and utilities. Note that the availability and requirements of these incentives may change, and it is best to directly contact their sources for the most current information. The incentives are categorized below, and lists can be downloaded by clicking on each link:
The New York City PlaNYC Green Building and Energy Efficiency (GBEE) website is a comprehensive information and resource center that promotes PlaNYC efforts related to green buildings and energy efficiency and the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan. GBEE gives a broad picture of the City’s effort to make buildings sustainable by providing an overview of and links to initiatives, codes, regulations, and more. GBEE also includes a Financing and Incentives section that directs visitors to incentives available at the local, state, and national levels. For more information, explore GBEE’s incentives section.