Small Commercial Refrigeration Incentive (Vermont)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Vermont

Name Small Commercial Refrigeration Incentive
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Nonprofit
Eligible Technologies Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Refrigerators, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Food Service Equipment
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Outside Air Economizers: $1,250

Evaporator Fan Motors: $20 - $100
Evaporator Fan Motor Controls: $550
Door/Frame Heater Controls: $50 per door
Case Light Occupancy Controls: $40
LED Refrigerator and Freezer Case Light Fixtures: $6 - $15 per foot
Energy Star Ice Machines: $50 - $75
Efficient Compressors: $200
Display Case Strip-Curtain and Continuous Covers: $6 per foot
Reach-In Refrigerators and Freezers: $200 - $400
Intelligent Freezer Defrost Controls: $150

Equipment Requirements LED equipment must be "DesignLights" approved.

All solid door and reach-in refrigerators must be Energy Star approved; UL-listed

Expiration Date 2013-06-30

Funding Source Efficiency Vermont Public Benefit Fund

Maximum Incentive Incentives over $5,000 must be pre-approved

Program Administrator Efficiency Vermont
Date added to DSIRE 2005-06-21
Last DSIRE Review 2013-02-27

References DSIRE[1]


Efficiency Vermont offers financial incentives to cover the incremental costs of energy efficient refrigeration for commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional buildings. To receive the rebate, complete the application at the program website and submit to Efficiency Vermont with required documentation and invoices. If the project will cost more than $5,000, the application should be submitted for pre-approval or approved over the phone with Efficiency Vermont. Only customers paying into the system benefits charge for Efficiency Vermont are eligible to apply for this rebate.

Custom rebates may be available; contact Efficiency Vermont directly.

Note: Burlington Electric Department (BED) Customers should contact BED directly.

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)"