The Vermont Statutes Online
Conservation and Development
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
581. Building efficiency goals
It shall be
goals of the State:
(1) To improve
substantially the energy fitness of at least 20 percent of the State's housing
stock by 2017 (more than 60,000 housing units), and 25 percent of the State's
housing stock by 2020 (approximately 80,000 housing units).
(2) To reduce
annual fuel needs and fuel bills by an average of 25 percent in the housing
(3) To reduce
total fossil fuel consumption across all buildings by an additional one-half
percent each year, leading to a total reduction of six percent annually by 2017
and 10 percent annually by 2025.
(4) To save
Vermont families and businesses a total of $1.5 billion on their fuel bills
over the lifetimes of the improvements and measures installed between 2008 and
(5) To increase
weatherization services to low income Vermonters by expanding the number of
units weatherized, or the scope of services provided, or both, as revenue
becomes available in the Home Weatherization Assistance Fund. (Added 2007, No.
92 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; amended 2013, No. 50, § E.324.3.)