The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR and Quick Home Energy Checkup programs are available to customers of Potomac Edison as we monitor the coronavirus health emergency in Maryland.
Participating contractors will follow health and safety guidelines when visiting your home by wearing face coverings, maintaining social distancing, using hand sanitizer, frequent hand washing, and disinfecting tools, equipment and devices before and after the visit.
The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program offers an in-depth energy audit (valued at $400) to Potomac Edison Maryland residential customers, including mobile home owners.
For just $100, energy efficiency improvements are identified through a comprehensive home performance audit. If you choose to invest in the recommended upgrades, you may qualify for a rebate to reduce the cost of installation. Based on the predicted energy savings, your rebate could equal 75% of the costs up to a maximum of $7,500!*
Energy-saving improvements may include:
Schedule an audit with a Building Performance Institute certified Home Energy Expert.**
During your home’s audit, the Home Energy Expert will evaluate the heating and cooling systems, insulation, windows, and conduct a blower door test to detect air leaks that could be costing you money.
While in your home, the Home Energy Expert may install up to $150 in energy-saving products at no additional cost to you. Products that may be installed include:
Every Home Performance with ENERGY STAR audit includes a comprehensive report and recommended improvements that can increase your home’s energy efficiency. The Home Energy Expert will explain the results of the home energy audit and why they recommended certain improvements.
You decide which improvements to invest in.
Schedule the installation with a participating Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Home Energy Expert.
Need help with financing? Check Out the BeSMART Home Energy Loan Program.
Eligible Maryland residents can qualify for home improvement financing up to $30,000 at a rate of 4.99% through the BeSMART Home Energy Loan Program.
Congratulations on investing in energy-efficient improvements! The final step of the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program is to schedule a follow-up audit that tests the new improvements and evaluates the actual energy savings you can expect in your home. This final audit will in most cases be scheduled with the Home Energy Expert who installed your improvements and included it with their proposal.
Once completed, your Home Energy Expert will help you complete and submit the application forms to receive the rebate for the improvements you invested in your home. Based on the predicted energy savings, your rebate could equal 75% of the costs up to a maximum of $7,500!* This rebate is applied toward the purchase of the following energy-saving home improvements:
Potomac Edison offers more ways to save. The Quick Home Energy Checkup program offers an energy audit to Maryland residential customers of Potomac Edison. In less than one hour, a Home Energy Expert will evaluate your home energy use and may install up to $150 in energy-saving products at no cost to you.
Use our Audit Program Comparison Chart to determine the home energy audit program that is right for you.