Deep Energy Retrofit Program for Commercial, Municipal, and Industrial Buildings


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Posted on 02/16/2017 by VLCT Communications


Efficiency Vermont is seeking participants in its Deep Energy Retrofit Program for Commercial, Municipal, and Industrial Buildings. Efficiency Vermont facilitates an annual competitive process to support deep energy retrofit projects. Using real-time measurement to evaluate each participant's progress, Efficiency Vermont examines each facility as a whole, measuring all energy usage across fuel types. Selected recipients are paired with a dedicated energy consultant and receive financial assistance of up to $125,000 per building.


Selected participants can expect to:

  • partner with employees, contractors, design professionals, and their Efficiency Vermont energy consultant to make sure you have a clear and achievable path to 50% energy savings;
  • after completing a detailed plan, have up to one year to implement the work; and
  • once projects are complete, work with Efficiency Vermont to measure and verify energy savings.

Eligible buildings must be:

  • located in Vermont, outside of Burlington, and not a Vermont Gas customer;
  • commercial, industrial, municipal or mixed use (commercial/multi-family) space that is greater than 5,000 square feet; and
  • in use and occupied for at least one full year, with future use expected to remain the same (change of use retrofits are excluded).

For more details, download the program FAQ or download the application. This year's application deadline is May 1, 2017. Participants will be selected by June 1, 2017. More information is posted at