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Delmarva Power - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 08/15/2012
Program Overview:
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Clothes Washers, Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Water Heaters, Lighting, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Duct/Air sealing, Custom/Others pending approval, LED Lighting, Appliance Recycling, Heat Pump Water Heaters
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential, Low-Income Residential
Amount:CFLs: $1.50/single and $3/multipack
Clothes Washer: $50 - $100
Refrigerator: $100 - $150
Freezer: $75
Room A/C: $25
Dehumidifiers: $25
Electric Water Heater: $25
Heat Pump Water Heater: up to $300
HVAC Tune-Up: $100
Duct Sealing: Up to $250
Central A/C (Electric): $150 - $500
Air Source Heat Pump (Electric): $200 - $500
Ductless Mini Split AC/Heat Pump: $300
Geothermal Heat Pump: $500
Home Electronics: $10
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Room AC Recycling: $25
Home Energy Check up: free
Free Retrofits for Income Eligible Customers
Maximum Incentive:Room A/C:$125 (5 rebates)
Energy Wise Rewards A/C Cycling: up to $160 in the first year
Equipment Requirements:Refrigerator and Room A/C: Must be Energy Star
Water Heater: Must have Efficiency Factor of at least 0.93
HVAC: See program web site
Funding Source:Maryland Energy Administration
Web Site:

Delmarva Power offers a variety of rebates to residential customers who purchase and install energy efficient products or measures. Rebates are available on refrigerators, room a/c units, water heaters, dehumidifiers, appliance recycling, HVAC equipment, and duct sealing. Appliances must be Energy Star qualified and water heaters must have an Efficiency Factor of at least 0.93. All HVAC equipment must meet program efficiency requirements to be eligible for rebates. Rebates are available to Delmarva Maryland customers on qualifying purchases at any retail store. Rebate applications must include account number, original sales receipt, and must be received within 60 days of purchase. For an application or more information on this program, see the program web site listed above.

  Delmarva Power
Energy Star Rebate Processing Center
7515 Mission Drive
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: (866) 353-5799
Phone 2: (800) 375-7117
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