HVAC and Energy Efficiency Information

HVAC and Energy Efficiency Information

Listed below are a variety of links regarding energy efficiency, rebate information, design requirements, certifications, and more. These links contain information created and maintained by other public and private organizations.

Please contact us if you are unable to find something specific or need additional assistance.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, federal, local, and utility incentives and policies that support renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Efficiency Vermont
Efficiency Vermont provides technical assistance, rebates, and other financial incentives to help Vermont households and businesses reduce their energy costs with energy-efficient equipment, lighting, and approaches to construction and major renovation. Additionally, we partner extensively with contractors, suppliers, and retailers of efficient products and services throughout the state.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is an office within the US Department of Energy that invests in high-risk, high-value research and development in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Major programs include Biomass, Building Technologies, Energy Management, and Geothermal technologies.

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency.

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)
An internationally recognized mark of excellence, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

NYS Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)
NYSERDA develops energy-efficiency programs, research and development initiatives, low-income energy programs, and environmental disclosure activities including New York Energy $mart, which helps to maintain momentum for the State’s efforts to develop competitive markets for energy efficiency; demand management; outreach and education services; research, development, and demonstration; low-income services; and to provide direct economic and environmental benefits to New Yorkers.

North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE)
The leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.