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 Level2018 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
Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Tier 1≥ 14.5 SEER, ≥ 12 EER and ≥ 8.2 HSPFNo longer qualifies for rebate
Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump Tier 2≥ 18 SEER, ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 9.0 HSPF$250
Multi-Zone Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump≥ 15.5 SEER, ≥ 12.5 EER and ≥ 8.6 HSPF$400
Geothermal Heat Pump (Closed Loop)*≥ 17.1 EER and ≥ 3.6 COP$1,500
ENERGY STAR Certified Smart ThermostatN/A$100
ECM Furnace Motor-Factory InstalledN/A$50
ECM Furnace Motor-RetrofitN/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 electric bill. EmPOWER programs can help you reduce your electricity consumption and save you money. Go to pepco.com/saveenergy to learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate.