Turn to us for unbiased, up-to-date guidance on buying new energy-efficient appliances or improving the efficiency of your existing appliances. In stores, look for the Smart Choice label to find our top picks for ENERGY STAR® certified appliances designed to save you energy and money.
Heating, Cooling & Ventilation
Improving the efficiency of heating, cooling, and ventilation systems can yield major energy savings for homes and businesses. Learn about available fuels, energy-efficient equipment, automated controls, tips to save more, and new technologies such as cold-climate heat pumps.
Refrigeration & Commercial Kitchens
Food prep is the top energy expense for restaurants, and refrigeration consumes up to 50% of the energy in a typical grocery store. Boosting efficiency can reduce these costs, keep food fresher longer, improve workspaces, and strengthen your business’s bottom line.
As technologies improve, renewables are becoming an increasingly affordable way for homeowners and businesses to control the production and cost of their energy. When paired with efficiency measures, renewable systems can help bring your energy costs closer to zero.
Whether shopping for a television or buying computers for your business, look for the Smart Choice label—these models are our top picks for energy efficiency. To further reduce electricity use, plug your equipment into an advanced power strip.
The transportation sector accounts for 37% of Vermont’s total energy use and 45% of its greenhouse gas emissions—more than any other sector of our economy. For a rural state, reducing this burden comes through a mix of policies, regulations, and programs. Explore the options that work for you, including no- and low-cost ways to travel more efficiently.
Agriculture is a vital part of Vermont’s working landscape and economy, which includes dairy farmers, sugar makers, vegetable growers, and countless food producers. Through rebates, services, and financing, we help farms and agricultural businesses strengthen their bottom line.
Industrial & Special Equipment
Vermont’s industrial and manufacturing sector is as diverse and vibrant as any other sector of the economy. Optimizing equipment, improving business processes, and upgrading to new technology are a few of the ways we can help you reduce your energy costs and strengthen your competitive position.