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Technical Resources

Efficiency Vermont supports the efforts of contractors, designers, and property owners making energy-efficient residential and commercial buildings.

Electric Vehicle Dealer Program

Electric Vehicle Readiness Incentive Form
EV Dealer form to receive 50% of EV readiness costs back, up to $20,000 per year.
Electric Vehicle Sales Submission Form
Required EV Dealer form to receive Efficiency Vermont's EV Sales Incentive.
EV Dealer Program EVSE Installers
Electrical contractors who are available to support charging station installations at EEN EV Dealers.
EV Dealer Special Incentive for DCFC
Project requirements and guidance for the DC Fast Charger limited-time offer.

Commercial New Construction

High Performance Building Guide
For use on projects with a "Efficiency Vermont Certified: High Performance" goal
Net Zero Building Guide
For use on projects with a "Efficiency Vermont Certified: Net Zero" goal

Multifamily New Construction

Multifamily New Construction & Major Rehabilitation Program Checklist
Program requirements to enable your project to meet or exceed applicable Vermont Residential or Commercial Building Energy Codes

Residential New Construction

Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation Basement Split Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation Basement Interior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation Basement Exterior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation Rim Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation SOG Double Stud Wall
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Foundation SOG Exterior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: SE Basement Interior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: SE Basement Exterior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: SE Basement Split Foundation Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: SE SOG Double Stud Wall
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: SE SOG Raft Slab
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Slab SOG Double Stud Wall
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Slab Basement Interior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Slab Interior FTG
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Floor
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Wall SOG Double Stud
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Wall SOG Exterior Insulation
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Wall TJI
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Wall Rim at Basement
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Ceiling Flat
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Ceiling Sloped
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Ceiling Sloped to Flat
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Window Exterior
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Window Mid-Wall
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Door Hayward
Building Assembly Construction Drawing: Door SOG Walkout
Energy Code Assistance
Learn more about the Vermont Residential Energy Code Requirements

Building Shell

Air Sealing Information
Ensure comfort and moisture protection
Continuous Insulation Information
Eliminate heat loss from wood studs
Continuous Insulation Requirements
Guidelines for designing a wall system
Insulation Grading Requirements
Grading standards developed by RESNET
Slab Insulation Reference
Guidance on insulation below a basement slab

Equipment

Balanced Ventilation Information
Why balanced ventilation matters
Balanced Ventilation Requirements
How to qualify for Efficiency Vermont Residential New Construction certification and incentives
Balanced Ventilation Pricing
Pricing list example
HRV & ERV Qualified Products List
Qualifying Fresh Air Systems
Water Heating & Plumbing Reference
Water-related specifications

Videos

Wall Insulation & Tricks Video
Wall Insulation for Residential New Construction
Weatherizing the Attic Video
Ceiling Insulation and Air Sealing in Residential New Construction
Foundation Insulation Video
Foundation and Slab Insulation for Residential New Construction

Other References

Thermal Enclosure Inspection Plan
Insulation requirement guidelines
Owner's Manual Template
Template
Heat Pump Balance Point Tool
Lighting Power Density Tool

Qualified Product Eligibility Criteria

Cold Climate Heat Pump
Eligibility criteria
Heat Pump Water Heater
Eligibility criteria
High Performance Circulator Pump
Eligibility criteria
Efficient Evaporator Fan Motor
Eligibility criteria
High Efficiency Evaporator
Eligibility criteria
 
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