With Fred F. Collis, home or business owners in the Mohawk Valley benefit from a participating New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) contractor. You’ll receive quality work and upgrades for your house, and we’ll help you qualify for significant rebates, financial assistance, and financing options.

Quality home services from a certified contractor and family-owned local business

What is NYSERDA?

NYSERDA is a public benefit corporation helping to promote New York’s energy efficiency and renewable energy goals. Through NYSERDA, homeowners and businesses can find qualified and certified contractors to help make improvements to their homes and buildings that will lower energy use, reduce utility costs, improve indoor comfort and indoor air quality, and cut back on carbon emissions.

How Do Homeowners Benefit?

NYSERDA participating contractors have independent, third-party certification that their practices conform to high industry standards. Homeowners who choose qualified contractors are getting well-trained experts trained to build, install, and service top-rated and high efficiency equipment and systems for your home.

NYSERDA Helps You Save Money

Not only does NYSERDA help homeowners find quality contractors, but they save you money as well. Working with a participating  NYSERDA contractor like Fred F. Collis, any homeowner can qualify for:

Free Home Upgrades with EmPower New York 

With NYSERDA programs like EmPower New York, income-eligible families can receive the following no-cost services:

  • Free home assessments to identify areas for energy improvements

  • Free tips on how to save energy (and reduce utility costs)

  • Free attic and wall insulation and air sealing*

  • Free new refrigerator and freezer*

  • And more!

* Not guaranteed. Qualification for these incentives is based on specific program criteria. 

Are you wondering if you qualify for financial assistance from EmPower New York? Homeowners and renters must meet income requirements to qualify for EmPower New York. You may be eligible if you can answer “yes” to these statements:

  • Your household income is below 60% of the state median income (see the chart below to see if your income fits) OR you participate in a utility payment assistance program

  • You are an electricity customer of Central Hudson, Con Edison, National Grid, NYSEG, Orange and Rockland, Rochester Gas & Electric and pay SBC OR you heat with oil, propane, or kerosene

Household Size

Maximum Gross Monthly Income

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Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR

If you don’t meet the criteria for the EmPower New York program listed above, you could still qualify for savings through Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program, with discounts covering 50% of the cost of eligible energy efficiency improvements, up to $4,000 per project for single-family homes.

Here are the income levels for qualifying households in Oneida, Herkimer, Fulton, Montgomery, Otsego, and Schoharie* counties:

Household Occupancy

Household Income Limit

1 Person


2 Person


3 Person


4 Person


5 Person


6 Person


7 Person


8 Person


9 Person


10 Person


*In Schoharie County, the Household Income Limits are slightly higher: a 1 Person Household is $50,350, $57,550 for 2 Person, and $64,750 for 3 Person. All others are the same as the rest of the counties in our service area.

Find Out if You Qualify for Savings and Financing with Fred F. Collis

Not sure if your family qualifies for one of the great incentives, rebates, or financing programs available with NYSERDA Contractors? Have questions about the fine print? Talk to our team today.

We’ll learn more about the issues you’re having with your home, including low comfort and high energy bills, schedule a free home assessment, and discuss the ways that you can make affordable upgrades to your home, including the different financing options you have for making HVAC or home improvement upgrades to your home.

Reach out to Fred F. Collis today to find out how your family can benefit from a participating NYSERDA contractor. Call 315-768-2323 or contact us to get started.

Save more with a participating NYSERDA contractor

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