BGE Smart Energy Savers Program for EmPower MD

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Home Improvement

Smart Thermostats

Get a $100 Rebate
Heating and cooling account for up to 50% of the energy you use at home. A great way to reduce your energy use is to install an ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostat, which is a Wi-Fi enabled device that automatically adjusts your home's temperature. It’s convenient, easy to use and saves energy—and money! Plus, you can get a $100 rebate on select models!*  

Save Money and Improve Comfort
With an ENERGY STAR certified smart thermostat, you can:

Control your home's heating and cooling system from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
Set energy-saving temperatures when you're asleep or away from home.
Rely on the device to learn your preferences and automatically adjust your home's temperature.
Track your energy use and temperature data to boost efficiency and savings.
Get a $100 rebate!
How to Participate
Here are three easy ways you can make the switch today:

Purchase an ENERGY STAR certified thermostat online or from a Maryland retailer and install it yourself.
Contact a participating HVAC contractor to purchase and install it for you.
Contact a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR contractor to purchase and install it for you.
Apply online for faster processing. To learn how to get an ENERGY STAR thermostat at no additional cost, click here to find out about BGE's PeakRewardsSM program.

Appliance Rebates

Upgrade to high-efficiency ENERGY STAR® certified appliances and you could get $30 to $500 in rebates on select models.

Clothes Washers · $75 and $100 rebate
Electric Clothes Dryers · $50 rebate
Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heaters · $500 rebate
Pool Pumps · $150 and $400 rebate
Refrigerators · $100 rebate
Dehumidifiers · $30 rebate

 Why choose ENERGY STAR certified models?
Energy Efficiency. Advanced technologies use 10% to 50% less energy and water than standard models.*
Cost Savings. Improved energy efficiency means you can save on electricity costs year after year.
Rebates. Select models qualify for rebates that will save you even more on your purchase price!
Get your rebate forms.

Appliance Recycling

Get rewarded for recycling your old appliances!
We make it easy. Let us pick up and haul away your old refrigerator or freezer for recycling, at no additional cost to you, and get rewarded!

Sign up or call 866.898.1901 to schedule a pickup.

$50 Reward — Receive a $50 reward when you recycle an old, working refrigerator or freezer.
$25 Reward — Receive a $25 bonus if you also recycle a working room air conditioner or dehumidifier at the same time as your refrigerator or freezer.

Heating & Cooling

Get $250 to $1,500 in rebates on high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment while improving your home’s energy efficiency and comfort. Heating and air conditioning account for up to 50% of the energy you use at home. A properly installed and maintained system can reduce your energy use, improve comfort, and help you save money. If your home has multiple systems, you could save even more!

The Maryland Clean Energy Center offers loans to help cover the cost of certain home improvements.

Choose Your Rebate
Heating and Cooling Equipment: $250–$650
Geothermal Heat Pumps: $1,500
Ductless Systems: $250–$400