Low-Income Individually Metered Multifamily Program

Does your building have five or more tenant units that have individual electric meters? Then you may be eligible to receive the following energy upgrades at no cost to you or your tenants:

  • Efficient lighting
  • LED night lights
  • Refrigerator/freezer evaluation and replacement
  • Smart power strips
  • Faucet aerators
  • Showerheads
  • Electric water heater inspection
  • Filter whistles
  • Other upgrades based on energy assessment

To qualify, your tenants must be at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

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Low-Income Master Metered Multifamily Program

This no-cost program applies to buildings with five or more tenant units that share a common electric meter. Free energy upgrades may include:

  • Efficient lighting
  • LED night lights
  • Refrigerator/freezer evaluation and replacement
  • Smart power strips
  • Faucet aerators
  • Showerheads
  • Rebates for air sealing, insulation, and HVAC work are available

To qualify, a minimum of 66 percent of tenants must be at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

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Low-Income Common Area Energy-Efficient Upgrades

Energy-efficient items for common areas are available for both master and individually metered buildings with five or more tenant units. The program pays for 80 percent of the cost of each item installed, leaving the landlord or building owner only responsible for 20 percent.

Energy upgrades may include:

  • LED exit signs
  • Efficient lighting
  • Smart power strips
  • Efficient vending machine 
  • Occupancy sensors
  • Energy education workshops

To qualify, a minimum of 66 percent of tenants must be at or below 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

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Individually Metered Residential Multifamily Program

For buildings with five or more tenant units with individual electric meters, your tenants can receive a comprehensive energy audit for little-to-no cost with rebates. Individual tenants are responsible for any program fees, and we encourage the landlord to coordinate outreach.

Energy audit may include:

  • Energy education, whole-home analysis, and Home Energy Report
  • Visual inspection for health and safety issues (any requested testing is an additional charge)
  • Efficiency evaluation of refrigerators and freezers, with options for replacement and/or recycling
  • Installation of LED lighting, nightlights, and smart power strips
  • Smart thermostat if applicable
  • Efficient showerheads and faucet aerators for units with electric water heating 
  • Rebates of up to $250 for additional recommended upgrades such as insulation, air sealing, and appliances

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Small and Large Master Metered Multifamily Programs

If your building has five or more tenant units that share a common meter, tenants can receive a comprehensive energy audit for little-to-no cost with rebates. The landlord is responsible for any programs fees and is encouraged to help coordinate outreach.

Energy audit may include:

  • Energy education, whole-home analysis, and Home Energy Report
  • Visual inspection for health and safety issues (any requested testing is an additional charge)
  • Efficiency evaluation of refrigerators and freezers, with options for replacement and/or recycling
  • Installation of LED lighting, nightlights, and smart power strips
  • Smart thermostat if applicable
  • Rebates of up to $250 for additional recommended upgrades such as insulation, air sealing, and appliances

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Common Area Energy-Efficient Upgrades

We offer energy assessments for common areas in small and large multifamily properties, both master and individually metered. Rebates covering up to 80 percent of the project’s costs are available for recommended energy upgrades. Ask us about this service if you’re interested.

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For more information and to apply, contact Amanda Hanbury at 724-834-2753 or Email Us.

Federal Poverty Income Guideline

This table illustrates the gross (pre-tax) household income that is recognized as 150 percent of the 2021 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

Household Size Maximum Yearly Household Income Before Taxes
1 $19,320
2 $26,130
3 $32,940
4 $39,750
5 $46,560
6 $53,370
7 $60,180
8 $66,990

For each additional person, add $6,810

The costs of energy efficiency programs are recovered through customer rates in accordance with PA Act 129 of 2008. For a complete list of commercial, industrial, residential, and low-income energy efficiency programs, please visit energysavePA.com. By participating in energy efficiency and peak demand reduction programs, customers agree to allow their utility to retain ownership of all Capacity Rights which refers to the demand reduction associated with any energy efficiency or peak demand reduction measures for  which incentives were provided by the Company. CLEAResult, their parents, subsidiaries, employees, affiliates and agents assume no responsibility for the performance of the equipment or equipment warranty, the quality of the work, labor and/or materials supplied, and/or the acts or omissions of any contractor.