4 Ways the EmPower New York℠ Program Helps Utica, Rome & Ithaca Residents

Utica, Rome and Ithaca, NY residents who aren’t happy with their home comfort level now can do something about it – at no cost. Income-eligible residents are able to take advantage of the EmPower New York program, which provides free energy efficiency solutions – without you having to spend a dime. Only some contractors meet the exacting standards of this program, though, and Standard Insulating Co. is one of them. The Building Performance Institute  (BPI) recognizes us as a BPI GoldStar contractor, a national organization setting the technical standards for contractors in energy-efficient building performance. What does that mean to homeowners? Quite simply, you know we’re applying the latest knowledge and technology to the energy efficiency of your home – at no cost to you.

When you choose to participate in the EmPower New York program through Standard Insulating Co., you’ll:

  • Lower your energy bills
  • Save money, to spend on what matters to you most
  • Live in a healthier, more comfortable home
  • Enjoy greater peace of mind
You may be wondering exactly what EmPower New York can do for you. This program offers free energy efficiency services and energy saving tops to income-eligible New York homeowners living in areas like Utica, Rome and Ithaca, NY. To help these homeowners reduce their energy use and associated costs, EmPower offers electric reduction measures such as ENERGY STAR® lighting and refrigerators, as well as home performance measures like insulation and air sealing.

How do you know if the EmPower New York program is right for your Utica, Rome or Ithaca, NY home? First, you’ll want to determine your eligibility. You mist be a homeowner or renter living in a building with 100 units or less, be a customer of a participating utility or heat with oil, and have a household income that’s at or below 60 percent of the State Median Income (SMI). You can learn more about income eligibility on the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) website.

EmPower is administered by NYSERDA. Standard Insulating Co. is a full-service insulation contractor who has been helping people in the Utica, Rome and Ithaca, NY areas stay comfortable since 1928. We focus on your home’s energy efficiency – and helping you save money. To find out more information about the EmPower program, and to apply for EmPower New York, please contact us today at info@standardinsulatingco.com, or call (800) 738-1424.

About Standard Insulating Co.

Standard Insulating Co. was founded in 1928 and is now the oldest and largest insulation company in the Mohawk Valley. Using state-of-the-art technology and the Energy Smart incentive programs from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, Standard Insulating can determine the causes of energy loss in your home and provide the solutions. They will also determine if a family or individual qualifies for incentives up to 50% (max. $5000) and low interest loans.

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