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Update of Vermont building energy standards moves forward

Posted by: Leslie Black-Plumeau on 8/21/2014

energy meterAfter reviewing comments, the Vermont Public Service Department has revised Vermont’s building energy standards and submitted them to the Secretary of State as part of the rulemaking process. Public hearings to discuss the proposed standards will be held on September 19th.

More information and the updated versions of the standards are available on the Vermont Public Service Department website.

The September 19th public hearing will be held in Montpelier (Room 11 of the Statehouse), with discussion on the Commercial Building Energy Standards from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon and discussion on the Residential Building Energy Standards from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

The Public Service Department is also accepting written comments on the revised versions of the standards through September 26th.  Written comments should be submitted via forms on the department’s web site: