Burlington Electric Department - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Vermont)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Vermont

Name Burlington Electric Department - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial
Eligible Technologies Compressed air, Dehumidifiers, Furnaces, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Refrigerators, Integrated Dual Enthalpy Economizer, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Lighting: See Program Website

Air Conditioners/Heat Pumps: $50 - $100/ton
Integrated Dual Enthalpy Economizer Controls: $250/controlled unit
Ventilation Fans: $35 - $60
Variable Frequency Drives: $500 - $1,200
Efficient Circulator Pumps: $125 - $400 Furnace with ECM Fan Motors: $100/unit
Boilers/Furnaces: $2/MBH
Wood Pellet Boilers and Furnaces $1,000

Commercial Refrigeration
Strip Curtain: $6/ft.
Outside Air Economizers for Coolers: $1,250/unit
Evaporator Fans Motors: $20 - $100
Evaporator Fan Motor Controls: $550/control
Doors/Door Controls: $50/door
Case Lighting Occupancy Controls: $40
Compressors: $200/unit
Reach-In Refrigerators/Freezers: $250 - $400
Ice Machines: $50 - $75/unit
Defrost Controls: $150/control

Compressed Air VFD Screw Compressors: $1,400 - $3,200
Air Receivers/Tanks for Screw Compressors: $350 - $1,300
Refrigerated Thermal Mass Dryers: $100 - $350
No-Loss Drains: $100

Equipment Requirements See Program Rebate Form

Maximum Incentive Rebates exceeding $5,000 require pre-approval by BED prior to purchase

Buildings exceeding 10,000 square feet must consult BED regarding rebates prior to purchase

Program Administrator Burlington Electric Department
Website https://www.burlingtonelectric.com/page.php?pid=62&name=ee_incentives
Date added to DSIRE 2009-10-07
Last DSIRE Review 2012-04-10
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Burlington Electric Department (BED) offers a variety of rebate incentives to its commercial customers. The Commercial Energy Efficiency Program provides significant rebates for , HVAC systems, system controls, lighting upgrades, and refrigeration . Equipment must be purchased and installed in the program year to qualify for rebates. Pre-approval is required for rebates on more than 100 pieces of equipment, buildings exceeding 10,000 square feet, and/or $5,000 or more in rebate payments. Customers must indicate the date and place of purchase, along with the size, type, make, model/part number, and serial number (where applicable) of the purchased item. Check product eligibility and more specific equipment requirements on BED web site or rebate application form before purchasing equipment. All installations are subject to verification from Burlington Electric Department.

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

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)"