Vermont digs in on incentives to boost geothermal heat pumps

The technology has strong potential to help electrify homes, but high costs and logistical challenges still put it out of reach for most homeowners.

Efficiency Vermont, Regional Development Corps. team up to give struggling businesses a boost 

Companies with stalled energy efficiency projects can get extra incentives to move upgrades forward, reduce operating costs 

Public comment sought as part of Efficiency Vermont performance assessment

Efficiency Vermont joins effort to reduce energy burden of transportation

New programs to raise public awareness, prepare supply chain for demand increase

Online tool helps homeowners assess, share their homes’ energy efficiency virtues

VPPSA, Efficiency Vermont partnership builds resilience in Barton

 Vermont Public Power Supply Authority (VPPSA) is partnering with Efficiency Vermont to bring unique program offers that help Barton Village Electric Department customers save money by lowering the cost of investing in energy efficiency.

Efficiency Vermont announces 2nd annual appliance recycling offer

Limited-time program offers cash back for old-but-working appliances

EPA recognizes Efficiency Vermont’s service to low- and moderate-income Vermonters

Carol Weston promoted to Efficiency Vermont Director

Veteran Efficiency Vermont leader to provide seamless transition

Efficiency Vermont Launches Utility Incentive Program in Support of Building Systems Integration

This February, Efficiency Vermont launched an innovative incentive to motivate customers to integrate HVAC systems with lighting or other building systems to enable deeper whole-building energy savings and reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions. Through this incentive, Efficiency Vermont commits to paying 40 percent of labor costs associated with integration (i.e., programming labor, troubleshooting installation, and ensuring schedule override is done safely) when integration work is completed, and 10 percent of the labor costs at 9 months after a report is provided—for a total of 50 percent of the total integration labor costs.

In pandemic year, community partnerships adjusted to promote energy efficiency, resilience

In 2021, work to focus on regions hard hit by COVID crisis

Efficiency Vermont names ‘Best of Best’ at annual conference

‘Energy Leaders’ honored at conference

Seven Vermont companies applauded for investments in efficiency, resilience at annual Best Practices Exchange

Energy visits help businesses spot energy-saving opportunities

Free consultations bring expert eye to hidden problems, connect to incentives and resources

New grant program to work toward safe reopening of Vermont schools this fall

Efficiency Vermont to administer School Indoor Air Quality Grant Program

Highest-ever incentives help Vermonters save money on home heating, energy costs

75% of home weatherization costs covered, boosting resilience during COVID-caused recession

Energy loans designed to deliver savings, spur economy

No-cost curbside appliance recycling helps free up space, bring in cash

‘Social distancing’ practices protect customers during curbside pick up

Expanded weatherization yields EPA recognition for Vermont

Efficiency Vermont, HEAT Squad team up to bring weatherization incentives to underserved communities

Partnership brings contractor support to Northeast Kingdom and Bennington County, expands access to money-saving program

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