NYS Clean Heat

Become a Participating Contractor

Installers and designers of ASHP and GSHP systems, and GSHP drillers are encouraged to join the NYS Clean Heat Participating Contractor Network. If you are interested in applying and want to learn more about the process, Section 4 of the NYS Clean Heat Program Manual includes instructions on how to become a Participating Contractor.

Installers of HPWHs are not required to join the Participating Contractor Network, however there are other requirements detailed in the Program Manual.

Contractors that are currently a part of either a NYS Electric Utility or NYSERDA heat pump program should visit the Transitioning Contractors page to learn more.

Step 1. Contractor Application and Utility Agreements

To be eligible to apply for incentives from a NYS Electric Utility, Contractors must email the completed Participating Contractor Application, Contractor Participation Agreement, W9, and supporting documentation to each Utility they plan to submit incentive applications to.

Step 1a. Participating Contractor Application

Complete the Contractor Application Form — there is only one joint-utility form covering all NYS Electric Utilities.

Step 1b. Utility-Specific Participation Agreements

Step 2. NYSERDA Participation Agreement

NYSERDA is providing Quality Assurance for the Statewide Heat Pump Program through December 31, 2020. Additionally, NYSERDA administers the Green Jobs-Green New York (GJGNY) Loan Fund which enables Participating Contractors in the NYS Clean Heat Statewide Heat Pump Program (NYS Clean Heat Program) to offer residential financing to their customers.

All Participating Contractors in the NYS Clean Heat Program are required to read and sign the NYSERDA Agreement. The agreement covers general indemnification and insurance requirements and terms and conditions related to the GJGNY Financing Program.

Additionally, the information you provide here, will populate the NYS Clean Heat Participating Contractors searchable list that potential heat pump customers can use to locate contractors in their area.

Step 3. Incentive Applications

  • Central Hudson Gas & Electric
  • Con Edison
    • Residential, Multifamily, and Small-to-Medium Business Projects: Submit project incentive applications directly into the online intake tool (OIT). Email CleanHeat@ConEd.com, stating that you have project(s) that are ready for pre-approval/submittal. Con Edison, or its associated implementation contractors, will follow up with login credentials for the OIT.
    • Commercial and Industrial (C&I) and Large Custom Projects: email CleanHeat@ConEd.com, stating that you have project(s) that are ready for 1) submittal of projects requesting prescriptive incentives or 2) requesting review of a project for custom incentive eligibility. Con Edison, or its associated implementation contractors, will follow up regarding project data requests, project eligibility, and/or pre-approval decisions.
    • Please note only projects from eligible Participating Contractors will be accepted for review. For custom incentive projects, Con Edison, or its associated implementation contractors, will follow up regarding project eligibility and pre-approval decision.
    • Con Edison is working to finalize a heat pump contractor incentive process and will communicate the finalized process shortly. For any general inquiries, please also reach out to CleanHeat@ConEd.com.
  • National Grid
  • New York State Electric and Gas Corporation
  • Orange & Rockland
    • For all Orange and Rockland Projects: email info@OandRresidential.com, stating that you have project(s) that are ready for submittal. Orange and Rockland, or its associated implementation contractors, will follow up with a unique link for project data upload to an SFTP site.
    • Please note only projects from eligible Participating Contractors will be accepted for review. For custom incentive projects, Orange and Rockland, or its associated implementation contractors, will follow up regarding project eligibility and pre-approval decision.
    • Orange & Rockland is working to finalize a heat pump contractor incentive process and will communicate the finalized process shortly. For any general inquiries, please reach out to info@OandRresidential.com.
  • Rochester Gas & Electric

Have Questions or Need Assistance?

Please reach out to the specific NYS Electric Utility with your questions. They are there to help you through the application processes.