By choosing a participating, BPI Accredited
Home Performance Contractor,
 you are taking the first step toward making your home more
Energy Efficient, Safer and More Comfortable.


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Would you like to reduce the energy costs of your existing home?

NYSERDA’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR programs help homeowners by providing means to affordable energy efficiency improvements.

Find Out How You Can:

  • Lower the high cost of heating and cooling your home.
  • Use approximately 40% less energy than conventionally built homes. 
  • Get more energy efficient, as well as healthy, safer, healthier, & more comfortable.

 The cost of improvements may even be paid for through energy savings!

In the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program,
Foam It Insulation 
is a (BPI) Accredited Home Performance Contractor that will:

  • Perform an Free Comprehensive Energy Audit of your home
  • Make recommendations for energy improvements
  • Provide a cost estimate to do the improvements
  • We will even do the work

Get involved today!

 Find out how the program works and how you can participate
 in the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program.

Foam It Insulation is a participating contractor in
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR
® Program


New York State homeowners are eligible for the program as long as electric distribution service is provided by one of the following participating utilities:

  • Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation
  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
  • New York State Electric and Gas Corporation  (NYSEG)
  • National Grid
  • Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation
  • Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc.

Participants can choose from the following options to pay for the cost of work.

1)Green Jobs Green New York Financing :
3.49% Low-interest Financing is offered through GREEN JOBS GREEN NEW YORK. 

The following conditions apply:

·         The limit on the loan is $13,000 or $25,000

·         You can select a term of 5, 10, or 15 years.

·         Financing is available to owner-occupied 1- or 4-family homes.


2) Additional incentives are available to income-qualified homeowners 

Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR provides an additional 50% subsidy to assist income-qualified customers to pay for cost-effective energy efficiency improvements. up to $5,000.00 for single family homes and up to $10,000.00 for 2-4 family homes

However, customers that receive a subsidy are not eligible to receive the 10% High Efficienty Measure Incentive (HEMI)

The subsidy payment is made directly to the contractor after completion of work.

3) High Efficiency Measure Incentive (HEMI):

You may be eligible to receive 10% Rebate of the cost of eligible energy efficiency improvements, up to max of $3,000.00

Consumer Financing Options – Summary


To encourage homeowners to participate in the HPwES Program, NYSERDA offers a number of consumer financing options. Information on these options is provided below.



1) Green Jobs Green New York Financing :

Administered by, Energy Finance Solutions (1-800-361-5663), this loan is offered at 3.49% Fix APR at terms of 5, 10 or 15 years. A minimum loan value applies and the maximum available loan ranges from $15,000 to $25,000, depending on the homeowners credit qualifications.
This financing option is only available for owner-occupied homes.



2) 50% Subsidy "GRANT" up to $5,000.00
Households with an income equal to or lower than 80% of state or area median income, whichever is greater, can receive additional financial incentives through Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®.

That is an income of nearly $60,000 a year for a family of 4 in most counties and higher in several downstate counties.
Click here for
income guidelines. Your annual income will be verified using pay stubs with year-to-date earnings and other appropriate documentation. If you are income-eligible, you may receive assistance to cover up to 50% of the cost of energy improvements.

Contact Energy Finance Solutions at 1-800-361-5663 to see if you are eligible.

Household income is defined as total cash receipts before taxes from all sources. Income eligibility is based on the past twelve (12) months of total household income. Download this guide for details on income included or excluded from determining eligibility.
Single Family: The building occupant's income must be less than or equal to what is listed in the income guidelines
for the number of people living in the household.

A 50% subsidy up to $5,000 may be available.
Renters: Income-qualified tenants can receive up to a 50% subsidy towards the purchase of ENERGY STAR appliances and lighting or other energy-reducing products.

Use the income guidelines to determine if you are income-eligible.
2-4 family Building Owners: Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR will perform work in 2-4 unit buildings where either the owner is income qualified and occupies one of the units, or tenants are income-qualified. An income qualified owner that occupies a unit in a 2-4 unit building can receive a subsidy of up to $5,000 for the whole building without any income verification required for the tenants. A higher subsidy, up to a total of $10,000 per building, may be available if tenants also are income eligible.

Use the following chart to determine the level of subsidy and count the income-eligible and occupying owner as an income eligible unit.
The subsidy is available for whole-house, insulation, and heating system improvements, according to the following chart, up to the maximum cap described above:

  Total Number of Building Units
Number of Income Eligible Units 1 2 3 4
4       50%
3     50% 45%
2   50% 40% 30%
1 50% 30% 20% 15%

4) High Efficienty Measure Incentive (HEMI):

The HEMI is equal to 10% Back on all eligible measures that are installed by Foam It Insulation. The incentive is paid directly to homeowners by NYSERDA after receipt of a Certificate of Completion by the Program.

The HEMI can be combined with Green Jobs Green New York Financing incentive.

Need help finding the program that is right for you? Let us help direct you to the right program, click here and answer a few questions to get you on the right track.

You may be eligible for incentives or low-interest financing to
 make energy efficiency improvements more affordable.

Click on links below for application:

Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®

Green Jobs-Green New York Financing*

GJGNY Financing ACH form

Energy Usage History Waiver

What To Expect Brochure

Free Comprehensive Energy Audit

A Sample Of A Compressive Home Assessment

Foam It Insulation
19 Emma St
Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 821-0433