New equipment purchased and installed in Vermont:
Solar Hot Water Systems: Solar hot water systems must be complete systems capable of serving domestic hot water loads. The thermal collectors used in the systems must have an OG-100 output rating from the Solar Rating Certification Corporation (SRCC) or an equivalent organization. All systems must comply with the 2009 Vermont Plumbing Rules. Upgrades to existing solar hot water systems are also eligible, but to be eligible, and upgrade must include new collectors with a rated output of at least 15 kBtu/day. Solar Hot Water incentives are available for public swimming pools for Special Category customers only.
Advanced Wood Heating Systems: Rebates are for new, high-efficiency wood pellet or woodchip (Custom Advanced Wood Heating incentive only) boilers or furnaces utilized as primary central heating systems and reduce fossil fuel usage (e.g. oil, propane, kerosene) or replace old non-EPA approved wood heat systems. Replacement of existing biomass systems and/or components (including wood stoves) qualify only if the existing system being replaced is non-EPA certified. Expansions of existing biomass systems and/or components can qualify for an incentive. Systems classified as Outdoor Wood Boilers (OWB), Outdoor Pellet Boilers (OPB), or Outdoor Wood Fired Hydronic Heaters (OWHH) are not eligible. All systems must be listed on the SSREIP Advanced Wood Heating System Eligible Equipment Inventory found here.