Awards & Recognition

For over twenty-five years, VEIC has been a leader in the design and implementation of energy efficiency services for homeowners and businesses. We are honored by the recognition we have received, and grateful for the partners and thought leaders with whom we have worked.

2013 – The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) 3rd National Review of Exemplary Energy Efficiency Programs

For Retail Efficient Products Residential Lighting, Residential New Construction (with Vermont Gas Systems), and Low Income Services, Efficiency Vermont

2013 – ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence

For participation in the Northeast Retail Products Initiative, Efficiency Vermont

2013 – ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence

For participation in the Northeast Retail Products Initiative, DC Sustainable Energy Utility

2012 – ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For Residential New Construction, Efficiency Vermont with Vermont Gas Systems

2012 – Best Places to Work in Vermont

For VEIC

2011 – Best Places to Work in Vermont

For VEIC

2011 – ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For Residential New Construction, Efficiency Vermont with Vermont Gas Systems

2010 – ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence in Program Delivery

For Appliance & Lighting, Efficiency Vermont

2009 – ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence in Program Delivery

For Efficiency Vermont

2009 – Environmental Protection Agency Climate Protection Award

For Efficiency Vermont

2008 – ENERGY STAR Awards

For Sustained Excellence in Program Delivery, Excellence in Promotion of New Homes/Retrofits, and Excellence in Environmental Merit, Efficiency Vermont

2008 – Small Business Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency

Collaborator Recognition for Support of Hand Motors, Efficiency Vermont

2008 – The Association of Energy Services Professionals, Outstanding Achievement via Collaboration

For Program Implementation of the High Performance T-8 Program, Efficiency Vermont

2007 – American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) Exemplary Program Awards

For Vermont ENERGY STAR Homes, Dairy Farm Efficiency Services, Multifamily Housing, and Northeast ENERGY STAR Lighting and Appliance Initiative

2007 – ACEEE Honorable Mention

For Business New Construction & Community Lighting Events, Efficiency Vermont

2007 – ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in Home Improvement

For Efficiency Vermont

2007 – U.S. Department of Energy, Clean Cities Program Award

For VEIC

2006 – ENERGY STAR Awards for Excellence in Home Improvement

For Efficiency Vermont

2006 – USDA Partner of the Year, Rural Development, Vermont

For Efficiency Vermont

2006, 2005 – ENERGY STAR Environmental Merit Award

For NEEP Regional Lighting Initiative, Efficiency Vermont

2005 – ENERGY STAR for Homes, Outstanding Achievement Award

For Efficiency Vermont

2005 – ACEEE Certificate of Recognition

For Exemplary Low-income Energy Efficiency Programs and Low-income Single Family Service, Efficiency Vermont and VEIC

2005 – Vermont Business Roundtable, Childcare Counts Honor Roll

For VEIC

2005 – United Way Cornerstone Award

For outstanding service to the people of Vermont’s community, VEIC

2005 – Runner-Up Innovative Human Resource Practice, Society for Human Resource Management

For VEIC

2004 – ENERGY STAR for Homes, Outstanding Achievement Award

For Efficiency Vermont

2004 – New England 's Best Workplaces for Commuters, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Transportation

For VEIC

2004 – ENERGY STAR Awards

For Leadership in Energy Efficiency, National Campaign Award, VEIC and Efficiency Vermont

2004 – The Vermont Psychological Association Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

For VEIC

2004 – The Environmental Merit Award from US Environmental Protection Agency New England Region

For outstanding efforts in preserving New England’s environment, Efficiency Vermont

2004 – ACEEE Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Natural Gas Efficiency Programs

For the Multi-Family Low-Income program and for the ENERGY STAR Homes Program, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont Gas Systems, and Burlington Electric Department

2003 – Harvard Kennedy School of Government Innovations in American Government Awards

For Efficiency Vermont, the nation’s first "energy efficiency utility"

2003 – ACEEE Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Natural Gas Efficiency Programs

For the Multi-Family Low-Income program and for the ENERGY STAR Homes Program, Efficiency Vermont, Vermont Gas Systems, and Burlington Electric Department

2003 – ACEEE Certificate of Recognition for Exemplary Programs

For the Cool Choice program, for the Northeast Regional ENERGY STAR Lighting Program, and for the Northeast Regional ENERGY STAR Appliances Initiative, Efficiency Vermont

2003 – ENERGY STAR Awards

For Outstanding Achievement in Homes and Leadership in Energy Efficiency, Efficiency Vermont

2003 – Vermont Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute, Cooperation Award

For significant involvement and support of the Vermont Chapter, its monthly programs, and Better Buildings By Design 2003 Conference, Efficiency Vermont

2003 – Child Care Counts Honor Roll for Vermont Employers

For leadership as an employer in affirming the importance of high quality child care to Vermont children, working parents and businesses, VEIC

2003 – Vermont Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence in Pollution Prevention

For VEIC

2003 – Certificate of Appreciation, Inspire by Example National Volunteer Week

For VEIC

2002 – Appreciation of Continued Support, the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Southern Vermont

For the Vermont ENERGY STAR Homes Program, Efficiency Vermont

2002 – Environmental Merit Award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Homes, US Environmental Protection Agency New England Region

For VEIC

2002 – Environmental Merit Award for Better Way to Save Campaign, US Environmental Protection Agency New England Region

For Efficiency Vermont

2002 – ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award

For VEIC

2001 – ENERGY STAR Excellence in Consumer Education Regional Award

For Efficiency Vermont and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships

2001 – Environmental Protection Award, International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

For VEIC

1998 – Environmental Achievement Award, BASF

For VEIC

1994 – Environmental Watchdog Award, Conservation Law Foundation

For VEIC