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Additional Rebates from Efficiency Vermont

Our partners at Efficiency Vermont can help you with rebates on dehumidifiers, window ACs, smart thermostats, wood and pellet stoves & clothes dryers.

For Auto Dealers Only

When applying for point-of-sale rebate. 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. 

New EV Rebate Form   Pre-owned EV Rebate Form

An additional $300 rebate is available for qualifying EVmatch chargers made available to the public from 9am to 5pm during the week.

Terms & Conditions

Bathroom Fan and Controller

Rebate Amount: $110

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 controller purchase invoices for homeowner self-installation.

Terms & Conditions

  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Total rebate amount (including contractor rebate, this online rebate, and low-income bonus rebate) is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • 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

Heat Recovery Ventilation (HRV) & Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV)

Rebate Amount

  • Tier 1 Systems: $750 or the lesser of 75% of the installed cost*
  • Tier 2 Systems: $950 or the lesser of 75% of the installed cost*
  • Either Tier: Additional $300 for qualifying customers. Customers in households with a gross income less than the limits listed below are eligible for the enhanced rebate.
    persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
    max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

* Qualifying products and their tier are listed on this document from Efficiency Vermont. Important: please only use this document as a list of each product’s qualification. The document should not be used to determine your rebate amount from BED.

This rebate on Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRV) and Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV) is available to all BED residential building owners in existing buildings. For new construction projects, please contact BED for separate rebate offerings.

Rebates are designed to encourage the installation of controlled and balanced mechanical ventilation systems in all 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.”

Terms & Conditions

  • This rebate is only available to Residential customers.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Total rebate amount is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • Qualified Product List available from Efficiency Vermont.
    • Important: please only use this document as a list of each product’s qualification. The document should not be used to determine your rebate amount from BED.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business

Air to Water Heat Pump

Rebate Amount: Up to $12,000 ($2,000 per ton)

  • $400: Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers. Customers in households with a gross income less than the limits listed below are eligible for the enhanced rebate.
    persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
    max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

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

  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • This rebate may not be used in combination with the Efficiency Vermont Air-to-Water rebate.
  • Total rebate amount (including contractor rebate, this online rebate, and low-income bonus rebate) is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • 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

IMPORTANT: Centrally ducted heat pumps are classified as either Standard Performance Systems or High Performance Systems.

Standard Performance Systems Rebates

Nominal Size Your Contractor’s Point-of-Sale Discount  BED Online Rebate  BED Bonus for Qualifying Customers* 
≤2 ton $1,000 $0 $400
>2 ton to <4 ton  $1,500 $0 $400
≥4 ton  $2,000 $0 $400

Your system must appear on the NEEP Qualified Product List to receive the above Standard Performance Systems rebate.

High Performance Systems Rebates

High Performance Systems perform better at lower temperatures displacing more fossil fuel usage.

Nominal Size Your Contractor’s Point-of-Sale Discount  BED Online Rebate  BED Bonus for Qualifying Customers* 
≤2 ton $1,000 $1,350 $400
>2 ton to <4 ton  $1,500 $3,950 $400
≥4 ton  $2,000 $5,450 $400

To qualify for the High Performance Systems rebate:

  1. Your contractor must set the cross-over temperature to 15F.
  2. Your contractor must note the cross-over temperature on the quote or final invoice.
  3. Your system must appear on the NEEP Qualified Product List using the following filters.
    • Ducting Configuration: “Singlezone Ducted, Centrally Ducted”
    • ENERGY STAR Certified: “ENERGY STAR V6.1 Cold Climate”
    • Eligible for Federal Tax Credit: “North”

** BED Bonus for Qualifying Customers

An additional $400 rebate per condenser is available for qualifying customers. Customers in households with a gross income less than the limits listed below are eligible for the enhanced rebate.

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

NOTE: At current utility rates, natural gas customers should be advised that heat pumps may likely not decrease annual heating costs but can reduce a home’s carbon footprint.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • If your heat pump is being installed with a new furnace, BED needs to know the cost of just the heat pump installation. HVAC contractors should specify this line item separately in their invoice. 
  • 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

  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Total rebate amount (your contractor’s point-of-sale discount, the BED online rebate, and the BED Bonus for qualifying customers) is limited to 75% of installed cost. Installed cost includes the heat pump and HVAC and electrical labor costs.
  • BED’s online rebate only applies to full central distribution systems (duct work that leads to all heated spaces in the home). Short ducted heat pump systems are not considered full central distribution systems. Ductless rebates (e.g. mini-splits) will apply to short ducted installs.
  • 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.
  • Garages, auxiliary buildings, and other smaller spaces are not eligible without prior approval from BED. 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. 
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business. Households or businesses that receive a rebate for a centrally ducted system are not also eligible for a ductless (mini-split) rebate. 
  • 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 (QPL). High-Performance Systems must set the cross-over temperature to 15°F maximum. Contractor must note cross-over temperature on quote or final invoice.
  • 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: 

  • $2,100: Single-zone or multi-zone ≤ 2 tons or 24,000Btu/hr (1 ton = 12,000Btu/hr.)
  • $2,500: Multi-zone > 2 tons (1 ton = 12,000Btu/hr.)
  • $500: Second mini-split heat pump system.
    • If you have already installed and received a rebate for a single- or multi-zone system in the past and are purchasing another heat pump system at your location, you must select the “Second System ($500)” option on this online form. 
  • $400: Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers (first system only)
    • Customers in households with a gross income less than the limits listed below are eligible for the enhanced rebate.
      persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
      max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550
    • This enhanced rebate is not available on second heat pump systems.

Total rebate will be capped at 75% of the installed cost. 

This rebate is in addition to the $350-$450 BED rebate available to your contractor when they purchase the unit. This applies to both a first and second mini-split heat pump system. 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 of quotes from your contractor.

Terms & Conditions

  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Total rebate amount (including contractor rebate, this online rebate, and low-income bonus rebate) is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • Installed model must appear on the Qualified Products List.
  • Limit 1 rebate per household or business (includes ductless and centrally ducted systems).
  • Equipment must be purchased through local participating qualified professionals and HVAC Distributors only. Customer sourced equipment is not eligible.
  • 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.

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 eligible models.
    • IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you are purchasing a model with the Most Efficient designation. Not all ENERGY STAR products have this special designation.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • 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:

  • Residential push mower: up to $100
  • Residential ride mower: up to $300

Terms & Conditions

  • Push mower
    • Lawn mower must be at least 36-volt.
    • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $100 or 50% of the purchase price.
    • Self-propelled push mowers are also eligible for this rebate.
  • Ride mower
    • Lawn mower must be at least 48-volt.
    • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $300 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.
  • 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 for ride mowers
  • $500 for commercial push mowers

Terms & Conditions

  • Must be a Commercial BED customer.
  • Qualified Products List:
    • Gravely PRO-TURN® EV
    • Greenworks Lithium Z Ride Mowers: GZ 48R, GZ 48S, GZ 52R, GZ 52S, GZ 60R
    • Mean Green: Evo 74, Rival 52/60, Vanquish 52/60, Nemesis 48/60, and Fury 32/36
    • Toro Revolution GrandStand
  • 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.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Electric Chainsaw

Rebate Amount:

  • Commercial: Lesser of $150 or 50% of retail price
  • Residential: Lesser of $50 or 50% of retail price

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

  • Reconditioned chainsaws are not eligible.
  • Chainsaw must come with at least 40V battery.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.

Electric Trimmers

Rebate Amount:

  • Commercial: Lesser of $150 or 50% of retail price
  • Residential: Lesser of $50 or 50% of retail price

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

  • Reconditioned trimmers are not eligible.
  • Trimmer must come with at least 40V battery.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.

Electric Snow Blower

Rebate Amount: $15

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

  • Snow Blower must come with at least 56V battery.
  • Limit one rebate per account.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Reconditioned snow blowers are not eligible.

Level 2 & 3 Workplace EV Charger

Rebate Amount:

  • Level 2: $2,500 per port, up to 75% of installed cost
    • Level 2 chargers installed in a Disadvantaged Community (DAC) according to the Justice 40 census map are eligible for a $3,250 rebate.
  • Level 3: up to $15,000 per system, up to 75% of installed cost
    • Level 3 charger must be 50kW/200 amps or higher output.
    • Level 3 charger must connected to a 480v, 3-phase line.
    • Level 3 charger must be available to the public during typical non-business hours (e.g. nights, weekends). 

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • Photos or scans of your receipts for the charger and charger installation
  • A photo or scan of the electric permit
  • A photo of the installed charger
  • Information required to fill out a W9 form

Terms & Conditions

  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • This rebate is only for BED commercial customers with active accounts.
  • Total rebate amount is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • This rebate is only for Level 2 chargers, or higher, installed at workplaces in Burlington, VT.
  • This rebate can be applied to the cost of installing the EVSE on the customer’s premise. Additional costs may be incurred to upgrade the electric grid serving the customer’s premise.
  • 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.

Residential EV Charger

Rebate Amount:

  • $900 when purchased with a new or pre-owned all-electric vehicle
  • $700 when purchased with a new or pre-owned plug-in hybrid 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 7.6¢/kwh credit on your bill.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • Photos or scans of your receipts for the charger and charger installation.

Terms & Conditions

  • Charger can be purchased prior to purchase of EV but no later than 60 days after EV purchase. In either case, charger rebate will not be processed until after you have enrolled in our EV rate.
  • Charger must be a qualifying EV charger. Visit our EV Rate page for a list of products.
  • Total rebate amount (including contractor rebate, this online rebate, and low-income bonus rebate) is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Burlington, Vermont.
  • Contractors are required to secure the necessary permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Department.
  • Limit one rebate per household or business.
  • BED reserves the right to modify or end this offer at any time.

Residential EV Charger – Multi-Family

Rebate Amount:

  • $1,200: Qualifying EVmatch chargers
    • $300: Additional rebate for qualifying EVmatch chargers made available to the public from 9am to 5pm during the week.
    • $250: Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers*
  • $1,000: Non-EVmatch Level 2 chargers (over 30 amps)
    • $250: Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers*

* To qualify for the additional $250 rebate, more than 15% of the units your EV charger serves must have a gross income less than the limits listed on the following Documentation page.

Rebate will be processed upon satisfying all Terms & Conditions, providing a receipt of payment and installation of an eligible EV charger, and, applicable to the Smart Charging option, verification that the charger is connected to EVmatch’s (or other applicable provider’s) network.

Have the following items ready:

  • Your Burlington Electric Department account number. It is printed on your monthly bill.
  • Photos or scans of your receipts for the charger and charger installation.
  • Information required to fill out a W9 form

Terms & Conditions

  • Recipient must be a Burlington Electric Department customer and/or property owner.
  • Applicant’s property must be wired with a house meter that is billed separately, to the property owner or association, from meters for residential units
  • Property must be a multi-family unit dwelling, which includes multiple separate housing units for residential inhabitants contained within one building or several buildings within one complex.
  • Limit 10 rebates per multi-family unit dwelling.
    • Additional rebates may be available with prior approval.
  • EV Chargers must be installed by a licensed electrician and the owner/contractor/electrician is responsible for all applicable permits.
  • Installation must occur within the municipal boundaries of the City of Burlington.
  • Dedicated parking spots should be available for each EV charger port.
  • Adequate signage to locate the charger is required for the Smart Charging option.
  • By accepting this incentive, the recipient agrees to maintain the installed EV charger for a period of 3 years in a manner that will ensure the intended access to this equipment. This should include maintaining the charger’s functionality and, for Smart/Public Charging, a consistent WiFi or cellular connection.
  • The applicant is solely responsible for the design, implementation, and installation of the EV charger (the “Project”) and for ensuring that the EV charger installation (including equipment purchased, work performed, required permits, and material disposal, if any) complies with applicable federal, state and local safety, building, electrical, and environmental laws, codes, regulations and standards and any manufacturer instructions. Recipient assumes full financial responsibility if the Project does not meet the qualifications specified in this Agreement. If future conditions require removal and decommissioning of the EV charger, such removal and decommissioning will be at the expense and risk of the recipient.
  • Eligible rebates will be provided upon BED receiving a receipt of payment for the purchase and installation of the EVSE.
  • Burlington Electric Department limits rebates to 75% of installed cost.

Terms & Conditions applicable for additional $300 public smart charging rebate

  • Recipients receiving the Public EVSE Adder must make their charger available to the public from at least 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
  • Eligible rebates for Smart Charging will be provided upon verification that the charger is connected to EVmatch’s (or other applicable provider’s) network in addition to receipt of payment for the purchase and installation of the EVSE.
  • A contract must be completed with the EV software provider approved by BED.
  • The price of charging will not exceed $0.30 / kWh or $3.40 per hour.
  • BED reserves the right to promote public chargers that have been installed via this incentive program to the public.

Additional Terms & Conditions

Electric Vehicle: New

Rebate Amount:

  • New All-Electric: $2,300
    • Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers: $700*
  • New Plug-In Hybrid: $2,000
    • Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers: $300*

This rebate is in addition to any manufacturer rebates. 

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 $60,000 or less.
    • The MSRP for commercial trucks, SUVs, or vans must be $80,000 or less
      • Commercial truck, SUV, or van must be registered in the name of the business.
      • Vehicle must be registered as a truck.
    • MSRP is the cost of the vehicle with all of your included features before taxes and fees.
    • Be sure your make and model is on the qualifying product list and has an MSRP of $60,000 or less (or $80,000 for commercial trucks, SUVs, and vans).
  • 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.

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

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

Electric Vehicle: Pre-Owned

Rebate Amount: Lesser of $1,300 or 50% of retail price

  • Enhanced rebate for qualifying customers: $200 *

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 $60,000 or less.
    • The MSRP for commercial trucks, SUVs, or vans must be $80,000 or less
      • Commercial truck, SUV, or van must be registered in the name of the business.
      • Vehicle must be registered as a truck.
    • MSRP is the cost of the vehicle with all of your included features before taxes and fees.
    • Be sure your make and model is on the qualifying product list and has an MSRP of $60,000 or less (or $80,000 for commercial trucks, SUVs, and vans).
  • 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.

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

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

Electric Bike

Rebate Amount: Lesser of $300 or 25% of the purchase price

This rebate is in addition to any manufacturer rebates. 

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

Terms & Conditions

  • Only valid on purchases of new electric bikes.
  • Not available for purchases at bike shops that are participants in the instant rebate program.
  • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $300 or 25% of the purchase price.
  • Electric bike motor must be at least 250W.
  • Electric bike battery must be at least 250Wh.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
    • If your name is not on the account, please provide proof of residency.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Limit two rebates per household & two rebates per commercial account.
  • Additional rebates may be available with prior approval.

Electric Motorcycle

Rebate Amount: $500

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
  • Information required to fill out a W9 form

Terms & Conditions

  • The MSRP must be $25,000 or less.
    • MSRP is the cost of the vehicle with all of your included features before taxes and fees.
  • Minimum Battery Size: 6 kWh
  • Vehicle must be new. Reconditioned models are not eligible.
  • Vehicle must be registered in Burlington, Vermont.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of purchase.
  • Limit two rebates per household & two rebates per commercial account.
    • Additional rebates may be available with prior approval.

Forklift

Rebate Amount

  • $6,000 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 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 $200

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 is only available for installations in new homes and for replacement of existing natural gas or propane fueled ranges or cooktops.
  • Induction cooktop must include no less than three elements.
  • Cooktop or Range must be at least 24″ in both length and width.
  • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $200 or 50% of the purchase price.
  • Only valid on purchases of new induction ranges or range cooktops.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Limit one rebate per account.

Heat Pump Water Heater

Rebate Amount

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.

Be sure to speak with your contractor/installer about the additional $300-600 statewide discount available to them from their distributor. 

Terms & Conditions

  • Unit must be listed on the Efficiency Vermont qualified products list at the time of purchase.
  • This rebate form must be submitted within 60 days of installation.
  • Total rebate amount (including contractor rebate, this online rebate, and low-income bonus rebate) is limited to 75% of installed cost.
  • This rebate is only for BED customers with active accounts.
  • Installations must be done by professional contractors only.
  • Contractors are required to secure the necessary permits from Burlington’s Permitting and Inspections Department.

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

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

Electric Leaf Blower

Rebate Amount:

  • Commercial: up to $150
  • Residential: up to $50

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

  • 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 $150 or 50% of the purchase price.
    • Leaf blower purchase must include at least 800 watt-hours of battery capacity.
  • Residential Customers
    • Rebate amount is limited to the lesser of $50 or 50% of the purchase price.
    • Leaf blower must come with at least a 40-volt battery.
    • Reconditioned leaf blowers are not eligible.

Refrigerator for Rental Properties

Rebate Amount

  • ENERGY STAR® Certified: $150
  • ENERGY STAR® MOST EFFICIENT Certified: $250

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 for purchases made for rental properties.
    • We no longer offer a rebate on refrigerators for owner-occupied properties.
  • Only valid on purchases of new ENERGY STAR Certified Refrigerators. 
  • 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 December 31, 2024.
  • 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.
  • Please be aware that if your rebates from BED total more than $600 in a calendar year you may be required to complete and submit a W9 form. A W9 form will be provided in this rebate form if it is required.

or Lease Date for leased electric vehicles

We need to know the make & model for both the bathroom fan and the controller.

Did the vehicle you'll be charging with this charger have an MSRP above $60,000?
NOTE: Your answer to this question will not affect your rebate amount. It is for our own records.

IMPORTANT: Your EV charger rebate will not be processed until you enroll in the Residential EV Rate Program. Please do not complete this form until you have successfully enrolled using the ChargePoint app and can see the "Schedule" screen under "Home Charger."

Residential EV Rate: How To Enroll 

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.

Is this the first or second mini-split heat pump system you are installing at your location?

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.

This information helps us estimate how much less fossil fuel we, as a
city, will be using after you install your new heat pump.

Maximum: 10. Additional rebates may be available with prior approval. Please contact BED at 802-865-7300.

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 »

NOTE: You MUST sign and date the W9 form. If you are not able to sign it electronically, please print the document, sign it, and upload a photo of the signed printout.
Secure upload. 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.

* Burlington Electric Department defines low-to-moderate income households using the numbers below.

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

 

Enhanced Rebate for Qualifying Customers

To qualify for the additional $250 rebate, more than 15% of the units your EV charger serves must have a gross income less than the limits listed below.

persons in household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8+
max. income $66,600 $76,100 $85,600 $95,100 $102,750 $110,350 $117,950 $125,550

 

Upload Documentation

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

The maximum file size for all uploads is 5MB.

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.

If you are submitting a rebate for an EV charger, it will be processed only after the charger is installed and you are enrolled in the special EV rate.



Important: Enter House Meter Information

Please enter the Customer ID and Location ID of the house meter of the multi-family property paid for by the property owner or association, not a residential unit's meter.

Please use location of installation or product usage

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