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Letter: Incentives to Reduce Energy Use

To the Editor:

Efficiency Vermont has extended through the end of 2013 its $500 bonus incentive to anyone who completes home-efficiency improvements that achieve at least a 10 percent reduction in air leakage through its Home Performance with Energy Star program. This $500 bonus is on top of its $100 discount on all home energy audits this year and its $2,000 in additional home energy improvement incentives through the same program. For more information, go to http://www.efficiencyvermont.com/homeperformance or call 888-921-5990 or contact the Sustainable Energy Resource Group.

Efficiency Vermont has also announced $1,000 bonus incentives through the end of the year for anyone completing the minimum improvements through its building-performance program for small businesses and commercial buildings of 10,000 square feet or less to minimize energy use and save money by improving insulation and reducing air leakage. You can learn more at www.efficiencyvermont.com/buildingperformance.

Bob Walker

Sustainable Energy Resource Group

Thetford Center