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Vermont Gas - Residential Energy Efficiency Loan and Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/10/2014
Program Overview:
State: Vermont
Incentive Type: Utility Loan Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Furnaces , Boilers, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Custom/Others pending approval
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Multi-Family Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:Rebate: 33.3% of installed cost for energy efficiency measures
Loan: 66.7% of installed cost for energy efficiency measures
Repayment: up to 3 years (0%), up to 5 years (2%), up to 10 years (4%)
Maximum Incentive:not specified
Terms:Customers must use at least 0.5 Ccf per square foot of natural gas in one year and have direct landlord authorization to be eligible.
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Vermont Gas customers whose homes have used at least 0.5 Ccf per square foot of natural gas over the past year are eligible for this program, as are multi-family buildings. Typical measures include blown-in cellulose insulation for walls and ceilings and specific air sealing measures designed to make houses less drafty. In some cases, heating system and distribution improvements are also recommended. Typically, Vermont Gas will rebate one third of the installed cost of the recommended measures and provide a reduced interest loan through the Green Mountain Credit Union for the remaining balance. Currently, customers are offered loans at 0% interest for up to 3 years, 2% interest for up to 5 years, or 4% interest for up to 10 years. Low income customers will be referred to the Champlain Valley Weatherization Service (CVWS) for enhanced incentives.

  Vermont Gas
HomeBase Programs
P.O. Box 467
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 863-4511
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