Friday, April 22, 2011

Assistance Available to "Green" Homeowners of Long Island

The Federal Government is now rewarding those homeowners on Long Island who choose to “go green” by offering assistance in the form of low-cost loans for energy-efficient home improvements. The pilot federal program, PowerSaver, will provide loans of up to $25,000.00 at low interest rates during its two-year pilot period. In addition, The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will offer local assistance of up to $13,000.00 for similar renovations. The Town of Islip will open its office in Bay Shore shortly to assist local-area homeowners apply for loans. Be on the look-out for the announcement next week of its opening date.