At Lime Energy, Co., 85 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 88 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 7.00. It was published on Jul 13, 2017. 1705 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I can be myself around here.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

What They Do

We asked Lime Energy, Co. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

. As a leading national provider of energy efficiency products and services to small businesses, Lime Energy designs and implements award-winning programs that consistently provide reliable energy efficiency resources while delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction.    

About this Company

Website: Industry: Other
US Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey, 07102 US Sites: 15
Major Locations: Los Angeles, California, 90001; Charlotte, North Carolina, 28201; Woodbridge, New Jersey, 07067; Buffalo, New York, 14201; Dallas, Texas, 75201; Orlando, Florida, 32801; Ocean City, Maryland, 21842; Beacon, New York, 12508; Boston, Massachusetts, 02108; Rochester, New York, 14603 US Employees: 238
US Revenues: $103.8 million Worldwide Revenues: $120 million
Corporate Structure: Public Stock Symbol: LIME
Founded: 1995

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Perks and Programs

We asked Lime Energy, Co. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Wellness Walking Program: Nationwide incentive program coupled with AHA Heart Walks. Incentive prizes, weekly uploads of minutes walked. Outstanding employee communication promoting regional and individual walking in concert with Corporate Social Responsibility in support of reducing heart disease as a corporate AHA sponsor.
  • Voluntary Paid Time Off: Employees voluntee within their local communities, nationwide. This VPTO program is a great Corporate Social Responsibility effort supported by the company and employees.
  • EAP Program: Nationwide support of employees including onsite mental health meetings and support groups arranged post trauma.
  • Excellence in Leadership: Our sales leaders are encouraged to participate in the Excellence in Leadership awards. Criteria is placed on integrity, mentorship style, team and culture building, collaboration and innovation. across every region nationwide.
  • Raffle Incentives for Survey Completion: Random drawings promote contribution from mid-level managers needed to assess learning and development needs of our largest employee population, the Energy Service Representative. The surveys are summarized and cross functional teams are developing solutions to the training needs post hire.
  • Quarterly Town Hall Events: Beginning in 2015 and continuing on as the company grows, is the tradition of Employee Town Hall Meetings at one of our national locations. The purpose is to share the company vision and answer employee questions.
  • Regional Events: Locations nationwide host their own employee get together provided by the company in geographic regions across the nation. The purpose is to celebrate our culture, accomplishments, and thank you to employee's for their valuable contributions.
  • Holiday Food Drives: Employees show their compassion and care by pulling together and donating resources to feed those less fortunate across the nation at all our geographic locations.
  • Disease Prevention & Wellness: To promote taking care of one's health, the company sponsors a FREE GIFT CARD presented to all employees who participate in their annual well visit with our group health insurance provider.
  • Wellness Education: Employee Intranet promotes employee wellness and Employee Assistance Programs from classes to seasonal information.


3% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 6% of salary60% Company-paid health coverage for employees
60% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 60% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $1,500 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$1,500 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
Team Lime Energy


20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 9 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
9 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 20 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment
10 days Paid time off as of first day of part-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (80% use it)
  • Telecommute option (50% use it)
  • Onsite Amenities (kitchens; coffee; walking classes; parking)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 30 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take9 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
9 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*
9 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

$30,000 Philanthropic donations in last year VP Green Communities Leads environmental impact team
Third-Party Conducted Environmental impact audit Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Recycling program


  • Diversity & Inclusion Committee is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Heart Walk!


Helping Hands

How to Get Hired

We asked Lime Energy, Co. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Lime Energy is seeking ambitious individuals who are goal oriented, passionate about their work, and share their expertise to get things done.  We are building a great company and our values are built upon a handful of pillars:  Employees First; Integrity in All We Do; Expertise; Energy; and Improving our Communities.  Our core values are:  Integrity; Safety; Commitment; Stewardship; Courage; Authenticity; and Sutainability.  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

When applying for future openings at Lime Energy, prospective employees whose experience, qualifications and values are consistent with our organization's goals will rise to the top.  

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

The business environment at Lime Energy is growing and maturing quickly.  Employees will continue to creatively adapt to grow with our business.  And as our geographic footprint expands, Lime Energy will be seeking new employees to serve the small and mid-sized businesses across the nation. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates can log onto our website at      

hiring Outlook

90 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year -14% Job Growth
40 Average applicants per opening 1,200 Total job applicants
10% New hires by employee referrals 20% Openings filled by current employees
15 Recent graduates hired 7% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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