BGE Smart Energy Savers Program
Homeowners can save as much as $3,150 on home energy efficiency improvements with rebates from BGE’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program, designed to improve the comfort, energy efficiency, health, safety, and durability of your home. By taking a “whole house” approach to energy efficiency, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR customers enjoy benefits like fewer drafty rooms, consistent temperatures across rooms, better ventilation and humidity control, and energy savings of up to 20%.
The first step is scheduling a Home Performance Energy Audit with a certified Home Performance contractor (DeVere Insulation Home Performance is a certified contractor). State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment is used perform a comprehensive home energy audit and determine how improvements throughout your home can work together to maximize energy efficiency and savings. This will include a blower door test that uses the combination of pressure and airflow measurements to determine your home’s air leakage, which contributes to higher energy costs.
And if you have a specific issue that’s bothering you, like a bedroom that’s always too hot or too cold, an audit will find out why.
A Home Performance Energy Audit costs just $100* (a $400 value) for BGE customers. As a result of the audit, some of these energy-saving measures may be installed with your permission:
- 12 compact fluorescent lights (CFLs)
- Four faucet aerators
- Two efficient-flow shower heads
- Pipe insulation (installed on hot and cold pipes from electric water heater)
- Electric water heater tank wrap
Benefits resulting from your Home Performance Energy Audit can include the following:
- Potential energy use savings of 20% or more
- Fewer drafts and more comfortable rooms
- Work performed by specially trained contractors
- Third-party quality assurance to check that all work is done properly
- Reduced greenhouse gas emissions
For more information about the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program®, visit www.BGESmartEnergy.com
*The $100 offer is valid for homes up to 3,000 square feet with a single combustion appliance zone. Audits of larger homes or ones with multiple combustion appliance zones may cost more. Please discuss cost with your DeVere Insulation Home Performance representative.
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