Commercial Refrigeration Rebate Program

February 28, 2023


Efficiency Vermont offers financial incentives to cover the incremental costs of energy efficient refrigeration for commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional buildings. 

To receive the rebate, complete the application at the program website and submit to Efficiency Vermont with required documentation and invoices. Only customers paying into the system benefits charge for Efficiency Vermont are eligible to apply for this rebate. Custom rebates may be available; contact Efficiency Vermont directly.

Note: Burlington Electric Department (BED) Customers should contact BED directly.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Vermont
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Efficiency Vermont
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Refrigerators/Freezers
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Motor VFDs
  • Food Service Equipment
  • LED Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Evaporator Fan Motors: $70 per motor
Evaporator Fan Motor Controls: $30 per fan
Door/Frame Heater Controls: $50 per door
Floating Head Pressure Controls: $300
Refrigerator & Freezer Case Light Sensors: $40
Refrigerator & Freezer Case Light Fixtures: $40
ENERGY STAR Ice Machines: $50 - $75
Display Case Strip-Curtains & Continuous Covers: $6/foot
Reach-In Refrigerators & Freezers: $200 - $400
Maximum Incentive: Cannot exceed 100% of the equipment purchase price
Equipment Requirements: LED equipment must be "DesignLights" approved.
Ice machines, refrigerators, and freezers must be ENERGY STAR certified
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits: Any electric system capacity credits and environmental credits belong to Efficiency Vermont


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Refrigerators/Freezers
Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Federal Government, Agricultural, Institutional
Parameters: The incentive has a maximum of 200.00 $/Unit, The incentive has a minimum of $400.00


Name: Efficiency Vermont
Address: 20 Winooski Falls Way, 5th Floor
Winooski VT 05404
Phone: (888) 921-5990

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.