Requests for Proposals

Contracting Opportunities

VEIC often engages with communities, organizations and experts to develop and execute leading-edge programs. We aim to work with partners who complement our expertise, who provide rigorous thinking, and who have a solid track record of delivering results.

VEIC is committed to social justice through diversity and inclusion. VEIC is especially interested in working with communities, organizations and experts who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of VEIC, and who can complement and support VEIC's goal of moving towards social justice. VEIC has defined social justice as "the quality of a society that enables people to lead a fulfilling life and be active contributors to their community".

Current RFPs, RFQs, and RFIs from VEIC, including those from Efficiency Vermont, are listed to the right. Questions regarding specific RFPs should be sent to the primary point of contact listed in the guidelines. For general questions, contact us at or (802) 658-6060 / toll-free: (800) 639-6069.

Architectural and Engineering Construction Services

VEIC is a sustainable energy organization with a mission to enhance the economic, environmental, and societal benefits of clean and efficient energy use for all people. We design, deliver, and evaluate programs throughout the United States and conduct special projects in several international locations. We specialize in advancing energy efficiency, transportation efficiency, and renewable energy, and we are committed to finding solutions that reduce the energy burdens of low‐income people.

VEIC is planning to design and construct a new office building in the Chittenden County area, which will house both VEIC corporate headquarters and the primary office location of Efficiency Vermont, the statewide energy efficiency utility run by VEIC.

VEIC is seeking qualifications from architectural and engineering firms with experience in comprehensive planning and design services of commercial and public buildings to assist us with the design and construction of this new office building, and who can partner with VEIC in furthering its mission and complete this project in alignment with VEIC’s corporate values. The goal of this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is to find interested and qualified firms who will be invited to respond to a formal Request for Proposals (RFP) which VEIC will issue as more details about the proposed project become available. While a response to the RFQ is not mandatory in order to be able to respond to the RFP, it is strongly suggested that interested firms respond to the RFQ to ensure that they are kept informed of the progress and issuance of the RFP and to give VEIC a full opportunity to review their qualifications.

Responses to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) should be delivered electronically to VEIC by 5p.m. ET on Monday, May 27, 2019. Please submit your response electronically via e‐mail to: with RFQ Submittal for [Your Firm Name] in the subject line.

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Refrigerator/Freezer Retirement Program

Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC), d/b/a Efficiency Vermont, requests proposals from contractors who can provide comprehensive recycling/retirement services for refrigerators, freezers, and potentially other appliances and consumer electronics including infrastructure development, promotion, physical collection, reporting/evaluation, and quality assurance. These services support energy efficiency market transformation programs in Vermont’s residential appliance markets. Responses to this Request for Proposals (RFP) must be delivered electronically to VEIC by 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 24th, 2019. VEIC will not accept responses submitted after 5 p.m. EDT. Please submit your response electronically via e-mail to: with RFP Submittal for Refrigerator/Freezer Retirement Program in the subject line. VEIC will respond to individual questions regarding this RFP only as follows: VEIC will receive questions regarding requirements and scope of work up to 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 via e-mail only, to with Refrigerator/Freezer Retirement RFP Question in the subject line. When appropriate, please refer to the RFP page number and Section Heading for ease of navigation and response. VEIC will post answers on the VEIC website no later than 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, May 10th, 2019. VEIC will not address questions submitted after May 7th, 2019.

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