Calling all Heat Pump and Weatherization Contractors! The
2020 EnergySmart HOMES RFP is Live!

Sustainable Westchester is releasing this REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (“RFP”) for installers of home energy efficiency, weatherization, and clean heating and cooling technologies to provide installation services to homes in Westchester as part of the EnergySmart HOMES Program, a NYSERDA-funded effort to increase the adoption of air and ground source heating and cooling technologies. The campaign will run for twenty months, launching in October 2020.

Download the 2020 Request for Proposal

RFP Elements

UPDATE: Deadline Extended to Monday, September 28th 2020 at 5:00pm

Information for Installers

Sustainable Westchester launched EnergySmart HOMES in 2019. Since then, approximately 550 homeowners have enrolled in our first two community campaigns. The objective of EnergySmart HOMES is to significantly ramp up the rate of clean heating and cooling system adoption and energy efficiency in Westchester while displacing fossil-fuel-based heating and cooling systems.

A successful EnergySmart HOMES Campaign will leverage committed and well-connected volunteers and community leaders, particularly in identifying creative and effective ways to get the word out to their community about EnergySmart HOMES.

The selected Installer(s) will be the sole recipients of customer leads through EnergySmart HOMES and will be actively promoted by the community as EnergySmart HOMES competitively selected Installer(s).

Note on Eligibility:

Installer candidates must meet the requirements for a participating Installer in all relevant NYSERDA programs.

  • Heat pump contractors must be approved as a Participating Contractor with Con Edison, NYSEG and/or the NYS Clean Heat Statewide Program.
  • Weatherization contractors must meet eligibility requirements for or be approved as a participating Installer in relevant NYSERDA program opportunities, including: Single Family Residential, Comfort Home Pilot, Assisted Home Performance with Energy Star or Empower.

RFP Question & Answer

Please email Lauren@SustainableWestchester.org to submit any questions related to this RFP. Once received, we will post the questions along with our answers on this page here.

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