Efficiency Vermont

Winooski, Vermont

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery


Efficiency Vermont is a statewide, regulated energy efficiency utility. In 2021, Efficiency Vermont achieved more than 47,000 MWh and 11,000 MMBtu in energy savings from its energy efficiency programs that promote ENERGY STAR® products, tools, and resources. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Increasing the sales of its ENERGY STAR Retail Products Platform program by 64%, with substantial increases in the sale of certified room air cleaners, dehumidifiers, and freezers.
  • Increasing equitable access to Home Performance with ENERGY STAR with incentives up to $3,000 for income-qualifying customers and low- or no-interest financing for efficiency improvements.
  • Reducing energy use in 850 households through its Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.
  • Increasing the number of ENERGY STAR certified homes receiving program incentives by 230% compared to 2020, while also augmenting builder participation by 69%.
  • Incorporating ENERGY STAR certified products, tools, and resources in comprehensive, commercial building solutions and using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® to benchmark, set goals, and measure progress in programs impacting hospitals, schools, offices, and state buildings.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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