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SMECO - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 06/28/2012
Program Overview:
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, Programmable Thermostats, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Motor VFDs, Custom/Others pending approval, Vending Machine Controls, Commercial Refrigeration Equipment, Ice Machines, LED Lighting, Smart Power Strips, Dual Enthalpy Economizers
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Industrial, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, Construction, State Government, Agricultural, Institutional
Amount:Custom: varies, contact SMECO for details
New Construction: $0.25 - $0.40/first year kWh savings
Lighting: varies widely
Unitary/Matched Split AC/Heat Pump Systems: $100/ton
Dual Enthalpy Economizers: $200
HVAC Variable Frequency Drives: $600 - $5,250 (up to 75 hp), or $70/hp (100 - 200/hp)
Anti-Sweat Heat Controls: $40
Reach-In Door Closer: $40 - $50
ECM Evaporator Fan Motor: $50
Evaporator Fan Controller on Existing Shaded-Pole Motor: $75
Refrigerators: $50 - $250
Freezers: $100 - $500
Ice Machines: $50- $250
Smart Power Strips: $15/strip
Occupancy Sensor: $30/Sensor
Hotel Room HVAC Controls: $80/room
Vending Machine Controls: $30 - $75
Maximum Incentive:New Construction: $20,000
New Construction Design Assistance: $5,000
Eligible System Size:See program web site
Equipment Requirements:General: see program web site for equipment-specific requirements
Web Site: https://www.smeco.coop/save/business/index.php
Summary:
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's (SMECO) Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program provides technical assistance and a range of incentives to commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional customers who employ energy efficient measures in new and existing facilities. The program offers prescriptive rebates for specified energy efficiency measures, while custom incentives are offered for applications which are not covered by the prescriptive program. Eligible measures include HVAC systems, lighting, building controls, vending machine controls, variable frequency drives and commercial refrigeration. Under both the prescriptive and custom programs, incentives may cover up to 50% of a project's cost. Some rebates vary by size, efficiency and type of measure employed. Equipment must meet program guidelines listed on the web site above. Interested customers should check the web site to ensure eligibility and view program overview. 

 


 
Contact:
  Energy Efficiency Rebates
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative
15035 Burnt Store Road
P.O. Box 1937
Hughesville, MD 20637-1937
Phone: (888) 440-3311
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