Improving your business’s bottom line
Finding the money to make energy efficiency improvements is getting easier. In addition to cash incentives, financing is now available for business owners to make cost-effective energy investments in consultation with Efficiency Vermont.
- Efficiency Vermont helps you identify and prioritize opportunities with technical assistance.
- Obtain bids and determine who can do the work. Efficiency Vermont can help if you don’t have contractors or staff familiar with your equipment or business.
- Determine how you prefer to pay for the investment. Efficiency Vermont will determine financial incentives and help with financing structured for positive cash flow, if needed.
Business Energy Loan
The Business Energy Loan, which is aimed at investments up to about $30,000, allows the savings from retrofitting inefficient equipment or processes to more than cover the monthly payments, making for positive cash flow. If your energy costs are eating up your profits, or your bottom line is trending the wrong way, give Efficiency Vermont a call.
Vermont Business Energy Conservation Loan Program
VEDA has low-interest loan funds for Vermont business projects that improve energy efficiency and conserve energy. The program can make loans ranging from $5,000 up to a maximum of $150,000. VEDA, in cooperation with Efficiency Vermont, is accepting applications from eligible Vermont businesses for loans to fund energy conservation projects that are certified as cost-effective by Efficiency Vermont.
Complete and up-to-date details of the program can be found on the VEDA website.
Special Financing and Existing Relationships
Please note that special financing options exist for following businesses / institutions:
If you have an existing relationship with your local lender, we can also provide energy efficiency analysis as well as meet with you and your financial partner.