The demand for renewable energy sources is increasing. Solar hot water systems are one of the most popular options. All because they are eco-friendly and cost-effective. In New York. So the government is taking steps to promote the use of solar hot water systems. All to create a more sustainable future.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
NYSERDA is a public benefit corporation. One that helps promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.
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NYSERDA offers financial incentives to homeowners and businesses in New York. Especially those who install solar hot water systems.
The Benefits of Solar Hot Water Systems
Solar hot water systems are eco-friendly and cost-effective. They use the sun’s energy to heat water. All which can then be used for a variety of purposes. For that’s including heating homes and businesses. I mean even swimming pools!
Solar hot water systems can reduce energy bills by up to 50%. Thereby making them a smart investment. Especially for homeowners and businesses alike.
NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water Program
NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water Program offers financial incentives to homeowners and businesses in New York who install solar hot water systems. The program covers up to 25% of the total cost of the system. That’s for up to a maximum of $4,000. This makes the installation of solar hot water systems. Those that are more affordable for everyone.
In addition to financial incentives, NYSERDA also provides technical assistance. For that’s to help homeowners and businesses to choose the right solar hot water system for their needs. They also offer training to ensure that the systems are installed and maintained properly.
NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water Program is a step in the right direction towards a more sustainable future. By promoting the use of solar hot water systems, NYSERDA is helping to create a self-sustaining market for renewable energy sources. With financial incentives and technical assistance, homeowners and businesses in New York can now easily make the switch to solar hot water systems. This is a win-win situation for everyone involved, as it reduces energy bills and helps protect the environment.
NYSERDA will also feature solar thermal technology through the existing “Solarize” program, which is a proven customer acquisition model that uses locally organized community outreach efforts to attain a critical mass of area homes and businesses to install solar hot water systems, obtain competitive pricing and thereby lower the cost.
For more information on NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water Program, please see http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/solar-hot-water.