New Construction Initiatives Support Services (RFP 3771)

Due Date:  Continuous


New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is accepting Applications from firms to become approved Primary Energy Consultants, serving projects participating in NYSERDA’s New Construction Initiatives. NYSERDA seeks firms capable of delivering support to clean and resilient buildings, energy modeling and analysis, testing and verification, third-party quality assurance, and measurement and verification services to support the design, development, and construction of carbon neutral-ready buildings that provide healthy, safe, comfortable, and resilient living spaces for their occupants. Primary Energy Consultants will deliver these services to building owners, developers, and leaseholders.
NYSERDA offers the following benefits to approved Primary Energy Consultants:
  • Access to New Construction Initiative cost-share funding, as applicable;
  • Access to technical guidance documents and other materials;
  • Promotional materials, such as NYSERDA literature and messaging support;
  • Publicity through NYSERDA’s website at
Primary Energy Consultants approved via this solicitation will be eligible to provide services under NYSERDA New Construction Initiatives, including standard incentive programs, competitive award programs, and portfolio support programs at NYSERDA’s discretion. Some programs may require specific service category approvals for a Primary Energy Consultant to serve applicants in those programs. Future Initiatives that require similar technical support services may be added to this solicitation, in alignment with NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Fund Investment Plans.
Firms will be required to demonstrate relevant staff credentials, experience on at least three previous projects in which the applicant has provided energy consulting services in the service category(s) selected in their application, and evidence that the applicant has achieved above-code energy performance on at least one project since 2016. Applicants may indicate their interest in providing one or more services as a Primary Energy Consultant. Specific service categories may have additional requirements for approval.

Application Submission


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