Burlington Electric Department - Multi-Family Rental Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Vermont)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Vermont

Name Burlington Electric Department - Multi-Family Rental Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Multi-Family Residential, Vermont Businesses
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Lighting, Refrigerators, Ventilation systems, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount CFLs: Free

Ventilation Systems: $110/unit
Boilers: $2/MBh
Furnaces: $2/MBh
Electronically Commutated Motor: $100
Refrigerators: $150/unit
Lighting: In-store discounts

Equipment Requirements Ventilation equipment: Energy Star

Boilers: 85% AFUE minimum
Furnaces: Varies by fuel type, see program form
Refrigerators: Energy Star, must meet CEE Tier 2 specifications

Maximum Incentive Rebates totaling over 2,500 must be pre-approved by BED

More than 15 free CFL's per apartment or 100 free CFL's per building requires pre-approval

Program Administrator Burlington Electric Department
Website https://www.burlingtonelectric.com/page.php?pid=55&name=rental_apartment_customers

References DSIRE[1]


Burlington Electric Department offers an innovative rebate program geared towards rental apartment owners. The program is designed to offer rebates on some of the most energy intensive household appliances and equipment. The program offers a rebate incentive for efficient lighting technologies, boilers, ventilation systems, and refrigerators. A receipt or invoice for purchased equipment must be included with rebate application, specifying size, type, manufacturer, model, purchase date, and vendor. Contact BED for information regarding custom rebates for other technologies not listed on the program web site.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Customer Service - BED
Department Burlington Electric Department
Address 585 Pine Street
Place Burlington, Vermont
Zip/Postal Code 05401-4891
Phone (802) 658-0300

Email WebCustomerService@BurlingtonElectric.com
Website https://www.burlingtonelectric.com/page.php?pid=1

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"