Heating & Cooling

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Generate savings with heating & cooling tips

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Heating & Cooling accounts for as much as half your home’s energy use, making it the largest energy expense for most homes. Get the most out of your Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system, and learn how to use the energy in your home more efficiently.
 
Plus, whether you own or rent your home, the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® provides a variety of discounts and rebates to help you cut your energy cost, save money and improve the comfort and quality of your home.
 
 
 
 
 

 Central Air Conditioners

 

Central air conditioners are split systems: an outdoor unit (the condensing unit) and an indoor unit (air handler).

 

 Heat Pumps

 

The heat pump is a great choice for heating your home and is ideally suited for our region.

 

 Gas Heat

 

Follow these energy saving tips to conserve your home’s energy.

 

 Thermostats

 

Consider a programmable thermostat that will automatically change to your desired temperature settings at certain times of the day.

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Weather Stripping

Use weather stripping to seal drafts around doors and windows.

Improve Central Air Efficiency

Replace weather stripping and caulking around windows, doors and other areas to improve the efficiency of your unit.

Consider a Programmable Thermostat

Installing a programmable thermostat designed specifically for a heat pump, can help efficiently regulate your home’s temperature.

  • Heating & Cooling Rebates

    Save up to $1,150 with rebates on high-efficiency equipment and services, while improving your home’s energy efficiency and comfort.

  • Peak Rewards

    PeakRewards is a program designed to help ease "peak" demand for electricity in our region. It is a component of the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® which allows customers to conserve energy, save money, and help the environment. PeakRewards is available to BGE residential electric customers regardless of their choice of electricity supplier.