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Printable Rebate Forms (Optional)

Please click the "Next" button on the right to use this online form for the quickest and easiest way to receive your Burlington Electric Department rebate. However, if you prefer to print out and mail your information to us you may use one of these printable files.

New EV Rebate Form   Pre-owned EV Rebate Form

Terms & Conditions

Bathroom Fan & Ventilation

Rebate Amount: $160

This rebate is available to all BED residential building owners in existing buildings. For new construction projects, please contact BED for separate rebate offerings.

Exhaust-only controlled mechanical ventilation systems consist of a high-quality, energy efficient ENERGY STAR® Certified bath fan, with either integral timer control, or controlled by a separate timer control device.

Rebates are designed to encourage the installation of controlled mechanical ventilation systems in the main occupied spaces of Burlington single family homes and multifamily living units

Please have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A scan or photo of your contractor’s invoice marked “Paid in Full” or a copy of the qualifying fan and control (if necessary) purchase invoices for homeowner self-installation.

Terms & Conditions

  • Bath fan and controller (if necessary) must be installed after 1/1/2021.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Installed fan model must appear on the ENERGY STAR Certified bath fan List.
  • The fan must have an integral timer control or must be controlled by a separate timer control device.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business

Air to Water Heat Pump

Rebate Amount: Up to $12,500

Pre-approved weatherization may be eligible for a 50% (owner-occupied) or 75% (rental) rebate.

This rebate is available to all BED residential and small business customers in existing buildings. For new construction projects, please contact BED for separate rebate offerings. Natural gas customers should be advised that heat pumps will likely increase annual heating costs while reducing a home’s carbon footprint.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A scan or photo of your contractor’s invoice marked “Paid in Full.”
  • If you are financing through VSECU, VFCU, or GMCU: a scan or photo quotes from your contractor.

Terms & Conditions

  • Heat pump must be installed after 1/1/2021.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business.
  • Equipment must be purchased through local participating qualified professionals and HVAC Distributors only.
  • Customer-sourced equipment is not eligible.
  • Equipment must be on Qualified Product List.
  • Contractors are required to secure permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Dept.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Centrally Ducted Heat PumpCentrally Ducted Heat Pump

Rebate Amount: Up to $8,750

Total rebate will be capped at 75% of the installed cost. Pre-approved weatherization may be eligible for a 50% (owner-occupied) or 75% (rental) rebate. 

This rebate is available to all BED residential and small business customers in existing buildings. For new construction projects, please contact BED for separate rebate offerings.

Natural gas customers should be advised that heat pumps will likely increase annual heating costs while reducing a home’s carbon footprint.

Rebates are designed to support heat pump installations that displace a significant percentage of the space heating load of a building and are installed in the main occupied spaces. Garages, auxiliary buildings and other smaller spaces are not eligible without prior approval from BED.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A scan or photo of your contractor’s invoice marked “Paid in Full.”
    • If doing the heat pump install along with a new furnace, please have your contractor breakout just the heat pump installation cost as BED’s total rebate is capped at 75% of this cost.
  • If you are financing through VSECU, VFCU, or GMCU: a scan or photo quotes from your contractor.

Terms & Conditions

  • CDHP must be installed after 1/1/2021.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business.
  • Equipment must be purchased through local participating qualified professionals and HVAC Distributors only. Customer sourced equipment is not eligible.
  • Equipment must be on Qualified Product List.
  • Contractors are required to secure permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Dept.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Mini-Split Heat Pump

Rebate Amount: Up to $3,350

  • $2,100: Single-zone or multi-zone ≤ 2 tons
  • $2,500: Multi-zone > 2 tons (1 ton = 12,000Btu/hr.)
  • $400: Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers
  • $350-450: Direct rebate from your contractor

Total rebate will be capped at 75% of the installed cost. Pre-approved weatherization may be eligible for a 50% (owner-occupied) or 75% (rental) rebate.

This rebate is in addition to the $350-$450 BED rebate available to your contractor when they purchase the unit. Check with your contractor about this additional rebate. This rebate from your contractor is included in the 75% maximum rebate.

This rebate is available to all BED residential and small business customers in existing buildings. For new construction projects, please contact BED for separate rebate offerings.

Natural gas customers should be advised that heat pumps will likely increase annual heating costs while reducing a home’s carbon footprint.

Rebates are designed to support heat pump installations that displace a significant percentage of the space heating load of a building and are installed in the main occupied spaces. Garages, auxiliary buildings and other smaller spaces are not eligible without prior approval from BED.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A scan or photo of your contractor’s invoice marked “Paid in Full.”
  • If you are financing through VSECU, VFCU, or GMCU: a scan or photo quotes from your contractor.

Terms & Conditions

  • Heat pump must be installed after 1/1/2021.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Installed model must appear on the Qualified Products List.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business.
  • Equipment must be purchased through local participating qualified professionals and HVAC Distributors only. Customer sourced equipment is not eligible.
  • Contractors are required to secure permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Dept.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Clothes Washer

Rebate Amount: $150

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Only valid on purchases of new ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Certified Washers. Please visit the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient Washers Product Finder to identify BED Green Stimulus Rebate eligible models.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Purchase must be made after June 1, 2020.
  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Electric Lawn Mower

Rebate Amount: Up to $100

Terms & Conditions

  • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $100 or 50% of the purchase price.
  • Only valid on purchases of new electric lawn mowers (corded or cordless).
  • Reconditioned mowers are not eligible.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Purchase must be made after May 13, 2019.
  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • Lawn mower must be at least 36-volt.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Electric Lawn Mower (Commercial)

Rebate Amount: $3,500

Terms & Conditions

  • Must be a Commercial BED customer.
  • Lawnmower must be on the qualified products list:
    • Mean Green: WBX-33, DWBX-48/52, SK-48, NXR48-52, CXR-52/60, Rival-52/60, EVO-74
    • Greenworks Lithium Z: GZ 48R, GZ 48S, GZ 52R, GZ 52S, GZ 60R
  • Charge your electric mower in BED territory.
  • After the first rebate, any subsequent rebates will require pre-approval.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Lawnmowers must have been purchased on or after May 13, 2019.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Level 2 Workplace EV Charger

Rebate Amount: Up to $1,000

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your receipt for the charger and charger installation
  • A photo or scan of the electric permit
  • A photo of the installed charger

Terms & Conditions

  • Rebate is limited to lesser of $500 per port or 20% of project cost.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • This rebate is only for BED commercial customers with active accounts.
  • This rebate is only for Level 2 chargers installed at workplaces in Burlington, VT.
  • Charger must have been purchased and installed after 1/1/2020.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
  • W9 form required prior to issuing rebate check. If applicable, a 1099 form will be sent.

Residential EV Charger

Rebate Amount: $400 when purchased with a new all-electric vehicle

Rebate will be processed after we receive an automated notification that your station is enrolled in our EV Rate.

After your new charger is installed and you have enrolled in the special Residential EV Rate you will save up to 45% on charging your EV.

  • Savings apply only to EV charging costs.
  • Charging must be done between 10pm and 12pm the following day.
  • Savings will be applied as a 6.7735¢/kwh credit on your bill.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your receipt for the charger.

Terms & Conditions

  • Charger must be purchased within 60 days of purchasing or leasing your new all-electric vehicle. If your preferred charger is out of stock and you contact BED within the 60 day period, BED will extend the purchase period to 180 days.
  • Rebate will be processed upon installation and enrollment in Residential EV rate.
  • Vehicle must be all-electric and purchased or leased in 2021. Plug-in hybrids do not qualify.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Burlington, Vermont.
  • Limit one rebate per household or business.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Electric Vehicle: New

Rebate Amount:

  • New All-Electric: $1,800
    • Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers: $600
  • New Plug-In Hybrid: $1,500
    • Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers: $300

This rebate is in addition to any manufacturer rebates. The bill of sale must include separate line items for this BED rebate and the State of Vermont rebate, if applicable.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of a proof of purchase or lease
  • A photo or scan of proof of Vermont registration of qualifying vehicle

Terms & Conditions

  • The MSRP must be $50,000 or less.
    • MSRP is the cost of the vehicle with all included features before taxes and fees.
  • Be sure your make and model is on the qualifying product list and has an MSRP of $50,000 or less.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Burlington, Vermont.
  • For commercial customers, vehicles must be registered in the business name that matches the active BED account name on this form.
  • Limit two rebates per household & two rebates per commercial account.
    • Additional rebates may be available with prior approval.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Electric Vehicle: Pre-Owned

Rebate Amount: $800

This rebate is in addition to any manufacturer rebates. The bill of sale must include separate line items for this BED rebate and the State of Vermont rebate, if applicable.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of a proof of purchase or lease
  • A photo or scan of proof of Vermont registration of qualifying vehicle

Terms & Conditions

  • The MSRP must be $50,000 or less before taxes and fees.
  • Model year must be from last 8 years.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Burlington, Vermont.
  • Limit two rebates per household or commercial customer.
  • Rebates on additional EVs for commercial customers may be available with prior approval from BED.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Forklift

Rebate Amount

  • $6,500 for lithium-ion battery-powered forklift
  • $4,000 for lead-acid battery-powered forklift

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Must be customer’s first electric forklift or replacing a retiring fossil fuel forklift.
  • Forklift must have at least a 3,000 lb. capacity.
  • Only valid on purchases of new electric forklifts.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Purchase must be made on or after September 9, 2019.
  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
  • W9 form required prior to issuing rebate check. If applicable, a 1099 form will be sent.

Induction Cooktop

Rebate Amount: up to $150

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Both standalone cooktops and ranges with built-in induction cooktops are eligible.
  • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $150 or 50% of the purchase price.
  • Only valid on purchases of new induction cooktops.
  • Purchase must be made after February 18, 2020.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • Cooktop must be at least 24”.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Heat Pump Water Heater

Rebate Amount

  • $300 for Tier 1 & 2 units
  • $600 for Tier 3 & 4 units
  • Additional rebate for low-moderate income customers
    • $200 if you’re replacing a natural gas water heater
    • $400 if you’re replacing an electric, oil, or propane water heater

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Unit must be listed on the Efficiency Vermont qualified products list at the time of purchase.
  • This rebate is in addition to the current rebates available through BED’s partnership with Efficiency Vermont. 
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Purchase must be made on or after September 9, 2019.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Installations must be done by professional HVAC contractors only.
  • Contractors are required to secure the necessary permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Department.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
  • Rebate cannot be combined with the rebate available through the Efficiency Vermont website.

Electric Leaf Blower

Rebate Amount:

  • Commercial: up to $200
  • Residential: up to $40

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A scan or photo of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
  • W9 form required prior to issuing rebate check. If applicable, a 1099 form will be sent.
  • Commercial Customers
    • Only for BED commercial customers with active accounts.
    • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $200 or 50% of the purchase price.
    • Purchase must be made after June 8, 2020.
    • Leaf blower purchase must include at least 800 watt-hours of battery capacity.
  • Residential Customers
    • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $40 or 50% of the purchase price.
    • Purchase must be made after March 1, 2021.
    • Leaf blower must come with at least a 40 volt battery.
    • Reconditioned leaf blowers are not eligible.

Refrigerator

Rebate Amount: $100

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • A photo or scan of your proof of purchase.

Terms & Conditions

  • Only valid on purchases of new ENERGY STAR Most Efficient Certified Refrigerator. Please visit the ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient Refrigerator Product Finder to identify eligible models.
  • Purchase must be made after June 1, 2020.
  • Purchase must be made in Vermont.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
  • This offer is valid through June 30, 2022.
  • Burlington Electric Department reserves the right to inspect installation and/or verify purchase.
  • Burlington Electric Department reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.
Did the vehicle you'll be charging with this charger have an MSRP above $50,000?
NOTE: Your answer to this question will not affect your rebate amount. It is for our own records.
Your rebate amount will be calculated as $2,000 per ton
(Nominal Capacity) as listed in the Qualified Product List.
Total rebate amount will be capped at 75% of the installed cost.
How many internal units did you get installed? Just a single unit or multiple units for multiple rooms?
The BTU rating of your new heat pump should be listed on your invoice or in the owner's manual of your new system.
The BTU rating of your new heat pump should be listed on your invoice or in the owner's manual of your new system.
1 ton = 12,000Btu/hr
The BTU rating of your new heat pump should be listed on your invoice or in the owner's manual of your new system.
The amount of your rebate, as shown below, requires that you have received your BED-funded Contractor Discount. Ask your contractor for details.
Capacity
(tons)
BED Mail-in
Rebate
Contractor
Discount
Total
Rebate
1.5 $1,250 $1,000 $2,250
2.0 $2,000 $1,000 $3,000
2.5 $2,250 $1,500 $3,750
3.0 $3,000 $1,500 $4,500
3.5 $3,750 $1,500 $5,250
4.0 $4,000 $2,000 $6,000
4.5 $4,750 $2,000 $6,750
5.0 $5,500 $2,000 $7,500
5.5 $6,250 $2,000 $8,250
This information helps us estimate how much less fossil fuel we, as a
city, will be using after you install your new heat pump.

Important Tax Information

This direct customer rebate may be considered taxable income by the federal or state government. Consult a tax professional for advice and to determine the tax consequences of this rebate. BED may request a W9 if you’ve received at least $600 in BED product rebates in total.

Required: Download Form W-9 »

You may also mail in or drop off your completed W9 to Burlington Electric Department, 585 Pine Street, Burlington, VT.
Submitting your completed W9 form now will greatly speed up the process of issuing you the rebate.

Enhanced Rebate for Qualifying Customers

Customers in households with a gross income less than the limits listed below are eligible for additional rebate money.

Household Size: Income Limits
 1 person: $53,700  |  2 persons: $61,400
3 persons: $69,050  |  4 persons: $76,700
5 persons: $82,850  |  6 persons: $89,000
7 persons: $95,150  |  8 persons: $101,250

Upload Documentation

Please select and upload your receipt, invoice, or other proof of purchase by clicking the "Choose File" buttons below.

If you are financing through VSECU, VFCU, or GMCU, include quotes from your contractor.
In addition to the receipt for the charger, you must also upload the proof of purchase of the electric vehicle.
This rebate requires three additional files:
  • Invoice for the INSTALLATION of the the charger
  • The ELECTRIC PERMIT
  • A PHOTO of the charger itself installed


Your Customer ID and Location ID are listed on your monthly bill.