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Solar Hot Water Program Offered By LIPA

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Solar hot water (SHW) program is especially created for LIPA (Long Island Power Authority) customers. At the moment it heats water using a water heater that is powered by electricity. Down here is listing some important facts.

Important facts:

Many people may not be completely aware of what exactly is the system and why should they have it. Some important points are discussed here:

  • Unlike solar photovoltaics (PV); SHW technology uses thermal energy that it produces itself to heat water used in household.
  • Unlike any other power source, SHW will enable you to enjoy energy efficient technologies that provide same amount of power without a fail to your home.
  • It’s well known for being environment-friendly since a long time because it causes a drastic reduction in the consumption of fossil fuels. So the atmosphere around is not polluted.
  • It is certainly cost-effective as compared to electricity. There will be a considerable decrease in the amount of monthly electricity bills you ought to pay. It’s a great money saving technique.
  • Not only it will it be economical, but for the next 25 years, it will also allow you to consume less electricity for the purpose of heating water that is used for household purposes.

Get An Efficient System:

The answer is simple. As you know after space heating, its water heating that costs the highest amount in any household. This is a crucial matter that must not be neglected. So it’s really necessary to have a system that not only saves money but is also equally efficient without any drawbacks.

Energy requirement:  

SWH, solar water heating system is designed in such a way that it has a capacity to fulfill the demand in the house for heating  a sufficiently high portion of water. A typical such system will suffice to get up to 70% of water heating needs on annual basis. A single collector system produces 34 gallons of water every single day.

Economical benefits:

By considering the above advantage, imagine how much money you can save out of that you have to pay for the monthly electricity.

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Rebates on ENERGY STAR Qualified Dehumidifiers

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EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) U.S. and LIPA joined to make an attempt for energy efficient homes. LIPA is known for the generation of electric appliances and it is the biggest electricity provider of the nation. It is famous for renewable energy provision. The products offered are more efficient and money saver. The products include rebates. Also tips & tools for the use of household appliance are given to the customers for the better utilization of product. Energy efficient products are environment friendly and keep electric costs less.


LIPA encourages energy efficient programs and bring products by giving incentives and discounts.  This will help in decrease carbon combustion and stimulate the regional economy. Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the Towns of Babylon and Southampton introduced a new module of LIPA’s Home Performance with Energy Star® Program.


A dehumidifier is device that decreases the humidity of the living atmosphere. Increased humidity relative to the temperature is not good for health. Mildew is found inside humid homes which is unhealthy. Growth of worms, moths, fleas and cockroaches, is increased in higher humidity. Preferable humidity level in any home is 30% to 50%.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified Dehumidifiers

ENERGY STAR qualified Dehumidifiers are more competent in removing moisture i.e. need less power as by other dehumidifier. They share the same specifications like conventional models i.e. decreasing humidity, noise less and durable but ENERGY STAR dehumidifiers are more energy efficient.

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Advantages of ENERGY STAR Qualified Washers

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Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is a non-profit community electric supplier. It holds the retail electric Transmission and Distribution System on Long Island. More than 0ne million consumers are benefited in Nassau and Suffolk counties and the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, by LIPA. It is the second biggest electric utility in the nation in generating electric returns, third biggest in customer’s service and the seventh biggest in terms of electricity provider.

Renewable Energy Provider

Clothes Washer

LIPA is a nationally well-known renewable energy provider. It offers clean and sustainable energy options to customers. It enables customer to become more energy efficient by saving money & energy with the discounts, tips & tools for household appliance use.


LIPA, combined with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an attempt to make homes more energy efficient. This will help in decrease carbon combustion and stimulate the regional economy. Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the Towns of Babylon and Southampton introduced a new module of LIPA’s Home Performance with Energy Star® Program.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified Clothes Washers

With the partnership of EPA, LIPA promote the ENERGY STAR authorized clothes washers. ENERGY STAR from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy give license to only the products with the highest level of energy efficiency.

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Rebates for Energy-Efficient Pool Pumps

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LIPA (Long Island Power Authority) is a nationwide renowned renewable energy supplier. It offers fresh and sustainable energy products to customers. It enables customer to become more energy efficient by saving money & energy with the discounts, tips & tools for household appliance use. As swimming pool pumps consumes more energy, LIPA take it as a chance for energy efficiency and savings. Ordinary pool pumps are a significant misuse of energy and therefore targeted towards replacement with newer, more energy efficient models.

LIPA Pool Pumps

At the same time as energy efficient pool pumps may initially cost more, later investment can be visible by large energy savings over the life of the unit.

Upgrading Pool Pump

Among household items you can change your older single-speed pool pump with a variable-speed or two-speed pump. These efficient swimming pool pumps work at the minimum required speed to filter the pool. As it takes less power for the pump to move water slowly rather than quickly, reducing the pump speed essentially reduces the power needed.

Benefits of Energy-Efficient Pool Pumps

  • Variable-speed pumps can reduce your energy costs up to 30 percent.

  • Comparatively two-speed & variable-speed pool pumps are more energy-efficient than standard single-speed pool pumps

Eligibility for LIPA Discount

  • Two-speed or variable speed swimming pool pump of any Brand is eligible.
  • All pumps should be fitted by a LIPA listed Participating Dealer/Installer. They will be on the LIPA Web site after submitting signed Letter of Agreement.
  • For qualification, all pool pumps must be fitted with an eligible internal or external controller, as stated below:
  • Pool pump motor control has the ability of working at least amount of 2 speeds.
  • The control’s default movement speed setting shall be one-half of the motor’s highest rotation rates.
  • Any high speed override ability shall be for a temporary period and must not go beyond 24-hour cycle without resetting to default settings.

Rebates Information

Rebates for Energy Efficient Pool Pumps

  • $200.00 discount on eligible variable-speed pool pumps to customer and $100 to installer.
  • $75.00 discount on eligible two-speed pool pumps to both customer and installers.
  • Discount is for residential pools only.
  • Discount will be given on purchases made between 1 Jan 2011 – 31 Dec 2011.

Customer Discount Receipt

Completely filled Customer Rebate Form is required for discount. It includes contact information of either the customer and installer or the installer. The installer must sign the form and give details about the transaction. The form is later mailed to EFI, LIPA’s rebate processing center, in Westborough, MA. Along with it a copy of the dated sales receipt and/or invoice showing the purchase price, purchase date, manufacturer, and model number of the product purchased is needed. EFI will route the paperwork and mail one check to the customer and another check to the installer. The processing period is 4-6 weeks.

New York’s Residential Wind Energy Rebates

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With the utilization of wind energy and other power proficient expertise in your house, you can support to provide the pollution free atmosphere. It will also shrink the conventional source of energy that is dependent on relic fuels which are not only expensive, but are also quickly depleting. In this regard, LIPA (Long Island Power Authority) always provides you useful information about the use of alternative energy resources.

Tips of LIPA’s Wind Energy Discounts and Rewards

Here you will find the course of action regarding the LIPA’s wind energy price cuts and other motivation factors.

LIPA Wind Energy Price Cuts for House owners

New York's Residential Wind Energy

  • You will be able to save US$3.50 for the usage of one kilowatt in an hour (kWh). In a year time the normal production is around 16,000 kilowatts per hour.
  • To get benefit of these rebates, an individual must be an inhabited power client situated in the “Long Island Power Authority” service terrain.
  • Solitarily, the fresh Wind Systems attached to the network and the recent kind of inverters that have already been examined by the Public Service Commission will qualify for LIPA discounts. The Wind System must also be in the list of LIPA’s permitted paraphernalia.
  • The new apparatus must be fixed up specifically in line with the prerequisites of the company. The presented towers must be with the rationalized building authorizations. The engineering illustrations must be endorsed by some of New York State accredited   qualified engineer.
  • A parameter for system evaluation is mandatory to calculate the amount of power produced.

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CFL Rebates: ENERGY STAR Qualified Fixtures

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In order to renovate and modernize lights inside your house, fall and winter Seasons are ideal epoch. In this regard, you will be pleased to know that Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is bestowing you a price cut on the ENERGY STAR ® component of compact fluorescent light (CFL) gear for your house.

Energy Star Use Less Energy

ENERGY STAR Qualified Fixtures

In this regard, you should also keep in mind that the ENERGY STAR component of compact fluorescent light equipment makes use of not less than seventy five percent energy and it is ten times more durable than the luminescent lights. Hence, it will surely save a great deal of money for you.

Salient Features of Energy Savings

Your energy savings can be more striking keeping in view these points:

  • If you would like to have a ceiling fan, then make installation of an ENERGY STAR qualified mixture of ceiling fan and light. They are more than fifty percent cheaper in comparison to the ordinary light and fan available in the market. Hence, it will also make you a saving of the amount of over US$15 in twelve months on your power bill.
  • The yearly expense of a luminescent 4-light useless gear would be US$52.03. On the other hand yearly cost of an ENERGY STAR component of compact fluorescent light model is US$11.27.

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