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Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 11/19/2012
Program Overview:
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Equipment Insulation, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Room Air Conditioners, LED Lighting
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Amount:Central A/C: $150 - $500
Air Source Heat Pump: $200 - $500
Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump: $300
Geothermal Heat Pump (Closed Loop): $500
Duct Sealing: $250
Tune-ups: $100
Heat Pump Water Heater: $350
Room A/C: $25
CFLs: Up to $2.50
Energy Star LED/Light Fixtures: $10
Clothes Washers: $50 - $100
Room AC Recycling: $25
Dehumidifier: $25
Refrigerator: $100 - $150
Freezer: $75
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Maximum Incentive:Contact Baltimore Gas and Electric
Equipment Requirements:All appliances and CFLs must be Energy Star rated
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The Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (BGE) offers rebates for residential customers to improve the energy efficiency of eligible homes. Rebates are available for Energy Star clothes washers, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, freezers, CFLs, HVAC systems, and Building Insulation. The Home Performance with Energy Star Incentive Program also provides residential incentives including envelope and HVAC systems. The CFL rebates are given in the form of a marked-down price at participating retailers. All equipment must meet program efficiency requirements and all necessary documentation must accompany upgrades. Contact BGE for more information on this program.

  BGE Smart Residential Energy Savers Program
c/o ICF International
7125 Thomas Edison Drive, Suite 100
Columbia , MD 21046
Phone: (443) 718-4900
Phone 2: (877) 685-7377
Fax: (410) 290-0754
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