Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®
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Learn how to increase the comfort of your home* and reduce energy costs with the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program, available to Maryland residential customers of Potomac Edison for a fee of $100 (a $400 value).
*Mobile homes qualify for this program
This program will help you identify energy efficiency improvements that may qualify you for 50 percent of the costs — or up to $2,500** — to cover energy-saving home improvements, including:
- Air sealing
- Duct sealing
Step 1: Get a Home Performance Audit
Get a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® audit performed by a Building Performance Institute (BPI) certified expert who will work with you one-on-one to identify energy-saving improvements. The expert will evaluate your home’s heating and cooling systems, insulation and windows and conduct a blower door test to detect air leaks that could be costing you money.
The home energy expert also may install energy-efficient products in your home, including:
- Up to 12 compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
- LED 9W bulb
- Kitchen faucet aerators
- Bathroom faucet aerators
- Low flow showerheads
- Electric water heater pipe insulation
- Electric tank wrap†
Click here to find a home energy expert in your area.
†Water heater must be older then 1994, located in an unconditioned space and also be electric to qualify for this measure.
Step 2: Make Recommended Energy-Saving Improvements
After the audit, the home energy expert will provide you with a comprehensive report and recommend improvements to increase your home’s energy efficiency. You decide which improvements to implement. Improvements must be made by a participating contractor enrolled in the program. Find a home energy expert in your neighborhood.
Step 3: Receive Additional Savings
The final step of the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Program is to schedule a test out audit with a participating home performance contractor. Having this final audit performed will enable you to receive an incentive of up to 50 percent – or up to $2,500** – toward the purchase of the following energy-saving home improvements:
- Air sealing
- Duct sealing
**You may qualify for up to $2,500 if duct sealing is installed as an improvement, otherwise the maximum per home is $2,000.
Potomac Edison also offers a Quick Home Energy Checkup Program. To determine which home energy audit program is right for you, view the audit program comparison chart.
Take advantage of these and other energy-saving rebates from Potomac Edison! Click here to download a comprehensive list of Residential Energy Efficiency Programs and available rebates.
These programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act. Costs will be recovered through a monthly EmPOWER Maryland surcharge on customer bills. Participation in these programs can help offset this surcharge.
- ENERGY STAR is the government-backed program that helps us all save money and protect our environment with energy-efficient products and practices. Whether you are looking to replace old appliances, remodel your home, or buy a new house, ENERGY STAR can help. Potomac Edison is proud to partner with ENERGY STAR to promote energy efficient products and practices that save money and protect our environment. For more information, please visit www.energystar.gov.