Residential Energy Audit & Weatherization
Learn about our weatherization programs and start the process to reduce your home heating costs.
Comfortable home, lower energy costs, reduce your carbon footprint.
Our weatherization and efficient equipment programs can bring the warmth, the savings, and the knowledge that your home is protected. There has never been a better time to weatherize your home or upgrade to the most efficient space and water heating systems. Smart home, comfortable home – no matter what you call it, we can help you achieve it.
Installing high-efficiency home heating and water heating equipment is saves you money and gives you peace of mind. VGS can help reduce the costs of equipment or help you finance at a low rate through our partner Green Mountain Credit Union.
NEW for 2023: With the rising prices of efficient equipment, we’ve increased our rebate levels and added a bonus incentive for income-eligible households. Please note these rebate amounts are guaranteed for equipment installed by 8/31/2023 and may be subject to change for the remainder of the year.
|Eligible Equipment||Required Efficiency 1||Rebate 2||Income|
|Furnace (hot air system)||95-96% AFUE |
|Combi Furnace & Water Heater||95%+ AFUE||$1100||$200|
|Boiler (hot water system)||90-94% AFUE|
|Combi Boiler & Water Heater||90-94% AFUE |
|Direct Vent Space Heater||80%+ AFUE||$300||$50|
|Water Heater (40/50 gallon)||ENERGY STAR|
|Tankless Water Heater||.82-.89 UEF|
|Indirect Water Heater||Heated by a 90%+ AFUE Boiler||$200||$50|
|Drain Water Heat Recovery||Click for more details||$500|
|Smart Thermostat||Click for more details||$100|
Vermonters whose annual household income falls at or below the following levels are eligible for the bonus rebate:
|Number of People in Household||1||2||3||4||5||6+|
|Chittenden & Franklin Counties||$90,200||$103,200||$116,000||$128,800||$139,200||$149,600|
Small changes can help customers increase energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. Our energy experts are here to help you save money and energy with our award-winning efficiency programs. We also partner with other resources to help our customers further their energy savings.