NEW YORK STORM RELIEF REBATE PROGRAM
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the $8 million New York Storm Relief Rebate Program to help those who sustained property damage resulting from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee recover and rebuild.
If you are a resident of New York State and essential appliances or equipment were lost or damaged because of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee, you may qualify for cash rebates by purchasing eligible ENERGY STAR® or High Efficiency appliances or equipment.
The following products are eligible
under this rebate program: refrigerators
($350), clothes washers ($250), clothes
dryers ($250), dehumidifiers ($100),
furnaces ($2,000), boilers ($2,500), and
qualified hot water heaters (gas storage
water heaters, heat pump water heaters,
electric water heaters, $400). Only
appliances and equipment that replace
those damaged in the storms are eligible
for rebates (with the exception of
dehumidifiers that can either replace a
damaged dehumidifier or have been
purchased to reduce humidity resulting
from the storm). The New York Storm Relief
Rebate Program is providing this
assistance exclusively for New York State
residents that are not receiving
compensation from FEMA or insurance
companies for these appliances or
To qualify for the rebate, purchases
must be made on or after August 29, 2011
for residents affected by Hurricane Irene,
and for residents affected by Tropical
Storm Lee, purchases must be made on or
after September 9, 2011. Appliances or
equipment must meet the ENERGY STAR
1) Clothes Dryers are not ENERGY STAR qualified; rebates will be provided for moisture sensing dryers from the programs qualifying product list
2) Electric Hot Water Heaters are not ENERGY STAR qualified; rebates will be provided for eligible electric hot water heaters from the programs qualifying product list. There are gas hot water heaters that are ENERGY STAR qualified and they are eligible for rebates.
Fill out this Application Form, print and sign the application and mail it in with the required purchase receipt(s).
Call the program hotline at 1-877-NY-SMART to fill out the form over the phone, wait to receive the completed application by either e-mail or hard copy in the U.S. Mail, sign the application and then mail it with the required purchase receipt(s).