Home Performance With ENERGY STAR® Program

The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Process

A Contractor’s Step-By-Step Guide

Pepco's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program takes a whole-house approach to making energy improvements, while ensuring the health and safety of the occupants is protected. These simple steps outline the process of a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR retrofit from start to finish.

Step
1

When a Pepco customer in Maryland contacts you to discuss upgrading their home’s energy efficiency, discuss their concerns and schedule a Home Energy Assessment.

Step
2
Complete the comprehensive Home Energy Assessment at the Pepco customer’s home. The assessment includes a complete visual inspection, diagnostic tests and installation of several simple, energy-saving measures such as energy-efficient lighting and efficient-flow showerheads.
Step
3
After completing the assessment, provide the Pepco customer with a Home Energy Assessment Report that details the findings and recommendations for improvements. In the report, you will include any applicable rebates available from Pepco and estimated energy savings.
Step
4

 Your Pepco customer then decides which improvements to install and you perform the work. Possible energy efficiency improvements include:

  • Adding insulation and sealing air leaks
  • Sealing and insulating ductwork
  • Window replacements as part of a larger air sealing and insulation job
  • Improving heating and cooling systems
  • Upgrading lighting, appliances, and water heating equipment
Step
5
Test the end result for efficiency, and address any air quality or safety issues immediately.
Step
6

Within 30 days of the installation, submit the rebate application on behalf of your Pepco customer.

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Overview

How to Participate

EmPOWER Maryland programs are funded by a charge on your energy bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your energy consumption and save you money. To learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate, click here.

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