Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or contractor, the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® offers you a variety of options to save energy, money and the environment. Plus, these programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.
Heating and Cooling
You can save up to $1,150 per system, with rebates from BGE’s Smart Energy Savers Program. Heating and air conditioning (HVAC) account for up to 50% of the energy you use at home. A properly installed and maintained heating and cooling system can reduce your energy use, improve comfort, and help you save money. Read more about HVAC Equipment, Cooling Efficiency Improvements, and Duct Sealing rebates.
BGE’s PeakRewards program is designed to help our customers and to help ease the “peak” demand for electricity in the Mid-Atlantic region. When you participate in the program, you will be helping to reduce the likelihood of power outages. As a reward for doing so, you can save with bill credits this summer and every summer that you remain enrolled.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®
Do you have a room that’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter? No matter what you do to reduce your energy use, do your bills stay high? Home Performance with ENERGY STAR offers a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving your home’s energy efficiency, comfort, and safety while helping to reduce your energy use by 10 to 20%. Read more
BGE Smart Energy Manager
BGE’s Smart Energy Manager (SEM) program allows you to view detailed information on how you use your energy, and helps you find ways to reduce your energy use, saving you money on your bill while reducing your impact on the environment. Read more
BGE Smart Energy Rewards
BGE Smart Energy Rewards is a voluntary program that helps you earn credits on your summer electricity bills. The program is available to BGE residential customers with smart meters installed before June 1, 2013. Read more
Quick Home Energy Check-up
A Quick Home Energy Check-up is a fast way to increase the energy efficiency of your home and help you start saving. When you schedule a Check-up, one of our energy efficiency professionals will come to your home and check the condition of its insulation, heating and air cooling system, lighting, appliances, and more to identify easy ways to help you save energy and money! Read more
Natural Gas Connection Program
Switching from electric to natural gas can make your home more comfortable, while reducing your energy costs. Now is a great time to make the switch, because through December 15, 2014, the fee to connect your home to the main gas line may be waived—a value up to $2,000, based on your home’s proximity to the gas line. Read more about the savings and available rebates. Read more
Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is now administering The EmPOWER Maryland Low Income Energy Efficiency Program (LIEEP).This program helps income qualified customers with installation of energy conservation materials in their homes. The program may provide the following improvements to make your home safer, healthier and more energy efficient:
- Insulation in the attic, floors and walls
- Hot water system improvements
- Lighting retrofits
- Furnace cleaning, tuning and safety repairs
- Refrigerator retrofit, if applicable
- Health and safety items.
For more information on this program, please visit http://www.mdhousing.org/EmPOWER or call 410.514.7621.
ENERGY STAR® for New Home
Looking for a new home? ENERGY STAR certified homes offer you all of the latest features you want in a new home, plus energy-efficient improvements that deliver better quality, better performance, and better value. Additionally, you will have made a financially and environmentally sound investment which means energy and cost savings month after month. Read more
Refrigerator and Freezer Recycling