Multi-Family Energy Efficiency Program

Energy Efficiency program activities are in the process of being resumed after temporary suspensions due to COVID-19. Prior to resuming program activities, our program implementers are required to review and adhere to all New York State Safe Return to Work guidelines.

For questions regarding our program, please contact our implementation contractor Franklin Energy at 888.316.8023 or send them an email

We appreciate your patience as we safely resume program activity.


Our Multi-Family Energy Efficiency program provides equipment replacement and rebates designed to reduce electricity and/or natural gas use in apartment and condominium complexes. Submit a direct install application or contact us to get started today.Free installation of energy-efficient products such as:

  • LEDs in dwelling units
  • Energy-efficient faucet aerators and showerheads, and water heater pipe wrap in apartments and condominiums where water is heated by electricity or natural gas
  • Screw-in LEDs in common areas in conjunction with in-unit installation

 Rebates for installing qualified lighting measures* in common areas such as:

  • Interior LED lamps, fixtures and exit signs
  • Exterior LED fixtures including wall packs, floodlights, canopy lights and pole lights
  • Occupancy sensors

Download our rebate guide and application.

Please note: An authorized Trade Ally must perform the installation to qualify for the rebates. Our Trade Ally Network includes qualified contractors and energy experts to help you with all your energy efficiency needs. Contact a Trade Ally today!

*All measures must meet eligibility requirements to qualify for rebates.


  • Increased tenant satisfaction
  • Improved appearance to your building
  • Decreased maintenance
  • Lower energy bills for apartment/condominium residents
  • Lower energy bills for building owners 


Complete and submit a direct install application to qualify your eligibility and get scheduled for your free installation. 


  • Residents or owners/agents of apartment and condominium complexes with 
    an active RG&E electricity and/or natural gas service.
  • Property owners and agents may call 800.444.5668 to determine if their buildings are eligible for a free assessment. 


To learn more about our Multi-Family Energy Efficiency program, call 800.444.5668, send an email to, or view our frequently asked questions below

Print our program overview.

All equipment replacements and installations will be performed by our contractor Franklin Energy. 

Our Multi-Family Energy Efficiency program is being offered in accordance with a July 2009 New York State Public Service Commission order approving efficiency programs for utilities across the state.

C&I Contractors 

If you are a commercial contractor, or a consultant providing energy efficient equipment or services to our customers, visit our trade ally website.



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  • Does RG&E offer energy efficiency programs?