BGE Tips for Greater Efficiency & Savings

 Tips for Greater Efficiency 


BGE offers a host of empowering choices to help you conserve energy, save money and protect the environment. For more energy and money saving tips and tools visit

Five Easy Energy Tips

  1. Lower thermostat settings: winter 68˚F or lower; summer 78˚F or higher
  2. Install a programmable thermostat
  3. Plug air leaks
  4. Convert to high efficiency fluorescent lighting
  5. Eliminate unnecessary use of your HVAC system during unoccupied hours

Helpful Energy Saving Resources

  • Update the efficiency of your office equipment with ENERGY STAR® – visit for details.
  • Visit the Maryland Energy Administration’s web site at for helpful energy efficiency tips.
  • The Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides businesses with independent policy data, forecasts, and analysis on various energy issues. For additional information visit EIA online at

Review our Consumer Reference Guide for Business for more information.