Zero Energy Now Contractors

All Zero Energy Now contractors are certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI), are National Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Partners, and members of the Building Performance Professionals Association of Vermont (BPPA-VT). They, working with the Zero Energy Now Program Coordinator, will complete the customized analysis that will help home and business owners across Vermont make the best choices for energy improvements.

Learn more by contacting Zero Energy Now at (802) 825–9515, email info@ZeroEnergyNowVt.com or fill out this Google form.

Business Contact Name Address Email and Office Phone Counties or Territory Served
Building Energy Northeast VT Russ Flanigan in Williston 1570 South Brownell Road, Williston, VT 05495 rflanigan@buildingenergyus.com
802-859-3384
Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Washington
Building Energy Southern VT Brent Mellen in WRJ 2458 Christian Street, Ste. 201, White River Junction, VT 05001 bmellen@buildingenergyus.com
802-859-3384
Orange, Windsor
Integrated Solar Applications Corporation Andy Cay or Katrina Wilson 121 Spring Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301 kwilson@isasolar.com
802-257-7493; 802-451-9155
Windham and portions of Bennington
Montpelier Construction Malcolm Gray or Chris Miksic 164 Plainfield Brook Road, Barre, VT 05641 malcolm@montpelierconstruction.com chris@montpelierconstruction.com
802-479-5882; 802-249-2839
Orange, Washington
New Frameworks Natural Design/Build Jacob Deva Racusin or Mike Xenakis 1 Mill St., Ste. 163, Burlington, VT 05401 info@newframeworks.com mike@newframeworks.com
802-782-7783
Caledonia, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orleans, Washington counties
Reiss Building and Renovation Chuck Reiss 756 Buck Hill Road West, Hinesburg, Vermont 05461 vbrreiss@gmavt.net
802-482-3295; 802-238-7802
Addison and Chittenden

Resources for Contractors

Contractors – please ensure your client is aware of these forms and follow up with them if they are responsible for submitting them to EFG. This includes the Savings Guarantee and Quality Guarantee, both located on the Savings page of this website.

Zero Energy Now Program Description for Homeowners

Incentive Reservation Request

Incentive Payment Request Form for Checklist Projects

Incentive Payment Request Form for Modeled Projects

Income Eligibility Incentive Information

Income Eligibility Application and Form (to be filled out by customer)

Fuel Release Authorization Form (to be filled out by the customer)

IRS W-9 Form
(to be filled out AND submitted by the customer to Energy Futures Group)

Eligibility Requirements for the Modeled Approach

Eligibility Requirements for the Checklist Approach

Below is a recorded three hour training that contractors must review prior to participating in Zero Energy Now.

ZEN Program Administration Steps

Think that you have a customer who may be interested in Zero Energy Now? Here are the steps to take:

  1. Reach out to the EFG team at info@ZeroEnergyNowVT.com and Tom Perry at newleafdesign@gmavt.net to ensure you understand all program components.
  2. Work with Tom Perry to ensure the project meets program requirements.
  3. With Tom Perry’s assistance, submit the Incentive Reservation Request Form to EFG to reserve the funds. This must be signed by the homeowner, the installing contractor, and the BPI contractor. Send it to info@ZeroEnergyNowVT.com.
  4. Do the construction work!
  5. When the project is complete, work with Tom to ensure the model is updated.
  6. Submit the final paperwork to info@ZeroEnergyNowVT.com (see the Incentive Payment Request Form for the full list).
  7. Wait for your check!