HVAC Efficiency Program

Heating and Cooling Equipment

Get $50–$1,500 in rebates when you upgrade to a more efficient heating or cooling system!

(AHRI Rated)
Efficiency Level 2018 Rebates
Central Air Conditioning Tier 1 ≥ 16 SEER and ≥ 13 EER $300
Central Air Conditioning Tier 2 ≥ 18 SEER and ≥ 13 EER $500
Air Source Heat Pump Tier 1 ≥ 16 SEER, ≥ 13 EER and ≥ 9.0 HSPF $400
Air Source Heat Pump Tier 2 ≥ 18 SEER, ≥ 13 EER and ≥ 9.5 HSPF $650
Geothermal Heat Pump (Closed Loop)* ≥ 17.1 EER and ≥ 3.6 COP $1,500
ENERGY STAR Certified Smart Thermostat N/A $100
ECM Furnace Motor-Factory Installed N/A $50
ECM Furnace Motor-Retrofit N/A $100

*Geothermal products installed at new construction homes that are not ENERGY STAR certified are eligible for a rebate.

Find a Participating HVAC Contractor. A participating contractor must install the HVAC equipment upgrade to qualify for a rebate.


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.