Long Island Power Authority -
commercial efficiency Program: new construction projects


Building owners and design teams can pursue options that fully integrate building envelope and operating systems to produce a building as energy efficient as current technology allows. Incentives will cover a portion of the additional design and equipment to create an exemplary building or as may be adjusted based on current program parameters. LIPA provides up to $10,000 in Technical Assistance services, and for complex projects will contribute up to $50,000. Annual financial incentives are available up to $400,000 per building or $500,000 for certified Green Building. A maximum of $800,000 in incentives is available in any one calendar year. The customer agrees that LIPA obtains and/or retains ownership of all rights to existing and future emissions credits, renewable energy credits, green tags, tradable renewable certificates, and/or any and all other environmental benefits associated with the installation of eligible equipment.


New construction projects, including commercial, industrial, institutional or governmental facilities; projects more than 50,000 square feet, more than 150 tons of cooling and 75 kW of lighting load.


Joanne Schindelheim
Director of Marketing and Economic Development
Long Island Power Authority
333 Earle Ovington Blvd
Uniondale, New York 11553
(516) 222-7700
LIPA Economic Development Infoline: (800) 528-2005

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