Efficiency Vermont - Energy Efficient Commercial Motor Rebates (Vermont)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
Financial Incentive Program
|Name||Efficiency Vermont - Energy Efficient Commercial Motor Rebates|
|Incentive Type||State Rebate Program|
|Eligible Technologies||Motors, Motor VFDs|
|Energy Category||Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs|
|Amount|| VFD: 500 - 1200
Motors: 45 - 700
|Equipment Requirements|| UL-listed equipment
Motors: must meet NEMA efficiencies listed on application VFD: must be controlled by automatic signal and include a series reactor
|Funding Source||System Benefits Fund|
|Maximum Incentive||Rebates exceeding 2,500 must be approved before purchase|
|Program Administrator||Efficiency Vermont|
Efficiency Vermont offers its business customers rebates to encourage the installation of efficient motors and variable frequency drives (VFD). Rebates amounts are dependent on the horsepower size and efficiency of the VFD or the motor. There is no set limit on the amount of rebates that a customer may take, but rebates above $2,500 will require pre-approval from Efficiency Vermont.
Eligible VFDs are supply fans, return fans, exhaust fans and chilled water pumps, from 3 to 10 horsepower, that are used to control commercial HVAC equipment. To be eligible for this rebate, VFDs should be new and not replace existing VFDs. Eligible motors should be new and meet or exceed the NEMA efficiencies listed on the application. They should be in service for at least 2,000 hours a year.
To receive this rebate, complete theapplication found off the program website.
|Contact Name||Public Information Officer|
|Address||255 S. Champlain Street, Suite 7|
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