Advanced Wood Heating Systems

  •  As of June 2, 2018 we are no longer accepting Custom Advanced Wood Heating System applications. If you are installing a large wood pellet or chip system, please contact Efficiency Vermont.
  •  As of July 1, 2017, Advanced Wood Heating companies must also enroll in the Efficiency Excellence Network.

The Advanced Wood Heat incentive is available for efficient central wood pellet heating systems. 

  Flat-rate Incentive Custom Incentive
Base Incentive Calculation $3,000 Not Available - Contact Efficiency Vermont
Maximum Base Incentive $3,000 or 30% of total installed cost, whichever is less N/A
Thermal Storage Tank Adder Calculation $0 N/A
Maximum Thermal Storage Tank Adder $0 N/A


Here are the links to download the incentive reservation forms. You should submit the form as soon as you are committed to install a system. Incentives are reserved on a first-come first-served basis. For more information on system and customer eligibility, please review each technology’s SSREIP Terms, Conditions, and Requirements (found under Application Documents).

Incentive Program Steps

  1. Customer reviews Advanced Wood Heating Terms, Conditions and Requirements to ensure eligibility.
  2. Customer & Reserving Company Sign Contract and Design System
  3. Apply for Incentive Reservation and Appropriate Permitting
  4. Incentive Reservation Approved
  5. Procure System and Install
  6. Submit Final Project Documentation for Review
  7. Incentive Check Sent to Reserving Company

Find an Approved Reserving Installer

If you would like to become a listed installer, please download and read the Terms, Conditions and Requirements below.

Advanced Wood Heating Terms, Conditions and Requirements


For full Small Scale Renewable Energy Incentive Program (SSREIP) policies and procedures, please see the SSREIP Terms, Conditions, and Requirements found here.

Details on the vFY2018 Flat-Rate Advanced Wood Heating System Incentive: