Can you get energy efficient by the fall? $500 says you can.

Burlington, VT

Spring has sprung! It’s time for fun in the sun, picnics, and enjoying Vermont’s beauty. For many homeowners and small business owners, it’s also time to tackle projects that will improve their properties. By the end of the summer, some of those property owners will have an extra $500 in their pockets. That’s due to an offer from Efficiency Vermont, for people who complete recommended energy-saving projects by the end of August.

“This offer is a way to help more people tighten up their homes and buildings in time to save money on heating bills,” said Nancy Gamble of Efficiency Vermont. “The sooner the work is done, the better, because these improvements also make a big difference in the summer by keeping warm air out and cool air in.”

The $500 bonus is in addition to Efficiency Vermont’s regular financial offers, including $100 off anergy audit and up to $2,000 toward the cost of qualifying efficiency improvements.

To take advantage of these offers, property owners must work with a contractor certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) who participates in Efficiency Vermont’s programs. These contractors are specially trained to find and fix the causes of such problems as high heat bills, uncomfortably cold or hot rooms, ice dams, icicles, mold, mildew, and more. In addition to lowering energy costs, energy efficient upgrades can reduce drafts, improve indoor air quality, and make a property more appealing to prospective renters and buyers.

To find a participating contractor near you and to learn more, visit or call Efficiency Vermont, toll-free, at 888-921-5990.

About Efficiency Vermont

Efficiency Vermont was created by the Vermont Legislature and is regulated by the Vermont Public Utility Commission to help all Vermonters reduce energy costs, strengthen the economy, and protect Vermont's environment. For more information, contact Efficiency Vermont at 888-921-5990 or visit

Efficiency Vermont
Jeff Buell
Phone: (802) 540-7662