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Energy Saving Resources

Energy Saving Resources at the Department of Public Service

The Department now offers Vermonters a new source of information to help with home and business thermal energy improvements. The Vermont Energy Saver website, launched in November 2019, includes pages on topics such as Getting Started with a Project, Weatherization, Heating & Cooling, Programs & Incentives, Using a Contractor, Health & Safety and more.

Other State and Local Resources

  • Efficiency Vermont (EVT) is one of the State's Energy Efficiency Utilities (EEUs). EVT's website is a resource for energy savings both at home and at work.
  • Burlington Electric Department (BED) is one of the State's Energy Efficiency Utilities (EEUs). BED provides efficiency services in its service territory. Their website provides information regarding its programs.
  • Vermont Gas Systems - Energy Efficiency Program. Whether you're building a new home, trying to save energy in an existing home, or installing a new furnace, boiler, or hot water heater, Vermont Gas has efficiency experts on staff and three distinct "HomeBase" energy efficiency programs to help you make the best decisions for your specific situation.

Federal Resources

  • Home Energy Saver Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing. Offers users an interactive tool for exploring the best ways to save energy and provides resources to help them make it happen.
  • U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Website. Offers a wealth of resources for consumers. Find helpful information for energy saving tips, insulation, heating and cooling.
  • Energy Star. If you are thinking of purchasing a product that plugs in or burns fuel, take a moment to check out this website. It provides information on consumer electronics and appliances that cost less to operate and saves you money year after year.
  • Energy Savings Hub Helps consumers in the market for clean energy or energy efficient products and upgrades keep track of the tax credits and upcoming rebate programs available to them.

If you have questions or would like more information about energy-related topics not covered by this web page, please contact us. Be sure to type "Energy Efficiency" in the subject line and include your name, address, phone number and email address in the body of the message.