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.
Residential Equipment Rebates & Financing
Installing high-efficiency home heating and water heating equipment saves you money and offers peace of mind. VGS can help reduce the costs of equipment replacement and 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 12/31/2023 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|
2 Rebate amounts and eligibility criteria are valid for equipment installed on or before December 31, 2023. Rebate amounts are subject to change after this installation deadline.
3 Bonus incentive is for income-qualified households earning less than 120 percent of area median income.
Bonus Rebate for Income-Qualified Households
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||$95,600||$109,200||$122,800||$136,400||$147,400||$161,100|
All sources of income must be counted from all persons in the household based on anticipated income expected within the next 12 months. Possible types of income include but are not limited to: wages, salary, tips, bonuses or commissions payments, public assistance, social security/SSI, child support, regular gifts, unemployment, income earned on assets (savings, IRA, etc.) and some types of financial aid.
Everyday Energy Reduction
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.