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Burlington Electric Department - Multi-Family Rental Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 04/30/2012
Program Overview:
State: Vermont
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Furnaces , Boilers, Motors, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, LED Lighting, Ventilation systems
Applicable Sectors: Multi-Family Residential, Vermont Businesses
Amount:CFLs: Free
Ventilation Systems: $110/unit
Boilers: $2/MBh
Furnaces: $2/MBh
Electronically Commutated Motor: $100
Refrigerators: $150/unit
Lighting: In-store discounts
Maximum Incentive:Rebates totaling over $5,000 must be pre-approved by BED
More than 15 free CFL's per apartment or 100 free CFL's per building requires pre-approval
Equipment Requirements:Ventilation equipment: Energy Star
Boilers: 85% AFUE minimum
Furnaces: Varies by fuel type, see program form
Refrigerators: Energy Star, must meet CEE Tier 2 specifications
Expiration Date:
Web Site:

Burlington Electric Department offers an innovative rebate program geared towards rental apartment owners. The program is designed to offer rebates on some of the most energy intensive household appliances and equipment. The program offers a rebate incentive for efficient lighting technologies, boilers, ventilation systems, and refrigerators. A receipt or invoice for purchased equipment must be included with rebate application, specifying size, type, manufacturer, model, purchase date, and vendor. Contact BED for information regarding custom rebates for other technologies not listed on the program web site.

  Customer Service - BED
Burlington Electric Department
585 Pine Street
Burlington, VT 05401-4891
Phone: (802) 658-0300
Phone 2: (802) 658-7362
Fax: (802) -86-5-75
Web Site:
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