Compressed Air Systems (Vermont)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Vermont

Name Compressed Air Systems
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Schools
Eligible Technologies Compressed air, Motor VFDs, Motors
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Compressors: $1400 to $3,200 (depending on type and HP)

Air Receiver Tanks: $350 to $1300
Cycling Refrigerated Dryers: $100 to $350
No-Loss Drains: $100
Air-Entraining Air Nozzles: $5

Equipment Requirements Must be new and listed on the Efficiency Vermont "Compressed Air Eligible Products List"
Expiration Date 2013-06-30
Funding Source Efficiency Vermont Public Benefit Fund
Installation Requirements Prescriptive rebates available for projects (new or renovations) less than 10,000 sq. ft.

Maximum Incentive Incentives that exceed $5,000 should be submitted to Efficiency Vermont for pre-approval

Program Administrator Efficiency Vermont

References DSIRE[1]


Efficiency Vermont offers rebates to encourage the installation of efficient compressors. Rebates amounts are dependent on the type of equipment. There is no set limit on the amount of rebates that a customer may receive, but rebates above $5,000 will require pre-approval from Efficiency Vermont.

There are incentives for variable frequency drive screw compressors (10-40 HP), air receivers/tanks for load/no-load compressors, cycling refrigerated dryers (up to 200 CFM capacity), no-loss drains, and air-entraining air nozzles. Efficiency Vermont provides a list of "Compressed Air Eligible Products List" of products eligible for rebates. Certain products not on the list may be eligible pending a review by Efficiency Vermont. Custom rebates may be available. Customers of the Burlington Electric Department (BED) must seek pre-approval for all projects and must return the rebate form to BED directly. Applicants must comply with eligibility requirements, use only the eligible equipment, and follow all terms and conditions.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information Officer
Department Efficiency Vermont
Address 128 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 401
Place Burlington, Vermont
Zip/Postal Code 05401
Phone (888) 921-5990


  • 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)"