VPPSA member customers are eligible for a $300 rebate on the purchase of a cold climate heat pump. If your home has been weatherized, you may be eligible for an additional $100 incentive.
How a Cold Climate Heat Pump Works
Heat pumps are versatile and efficient when it comes to heating or cooling your home. They work by extracting heat from the surrounding air and moving it to another location. In the summer, a heat pump will take heat from inside your home and displace it outside, effectively cooling the indoors. In the winter, it will take heat energy from outside (even when it's cold out) and bring it indoors.
Because temperatures in Vermont get so cold in the winter, it is still important to have a backup method of heating your home. How effective your heat pump is at low temperatures depends on the model you choose.
How can I get a cold climate heat pump for my home or business?
Does my cold climate heat pump qualify for the VPPSA rebate?
Your heat pump must be on this list to qualify.
Am I eligible for the VPPSA cold climate heat pump rebate?
Customers of VPPSA member utilities are eligible to receive up to $400 back on the purchase of a cold climate heat pump. VPPSA member utilities include:
- Barton Village, Inc.
- Village of Enosburg Falls Inc.
- Town of Hardwick Electric Department
- Village of Jacksonville
- Village of Johnson, Inc.
- Village of Ludlow Electric Light Department
- Village of Lyndonville Electric Department
- Village of Morrisville Water & Light Department
- Town of Northfield Electric Department
- Incorporated Village of Orleans
- Swanton Village, Inc.
Your municipal electric utility is offering this incentive to meet Vermont's Renewable Energy Standard, which supports utility programs that help customers reduce fossil fuel use from heating and transportation.
I am eligible for the VPPSA rebate. Are there any other cold climate heat pump rebates available to me?
Yes! If you qualify for the VPPSA rebate, you also qualify for the Efficiency Vermont rebate. You can receive $500 back from Efficiency Vermont through a qualifying distributor at the time of purchase.
After your purchase is complete, submit your rebate form and additional documents to VPPSA. We will send you a check for up to $400.