Quick Home Energy Check-up

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

During your Quick Home Energy Check-up, your certified Energy Analyst will:

  1. Perform a visual inspection of your home’s insulation levels, heating and cooling systems, windows, doors, lighting, and appliances.
  2. Install energy-saving products like LED bulbs, faucet aerators, smart thermostats, and more (with your permission), that are based on your home’s specific needs, all at no additional cost.*
  3. Provide you with a customized report, following your appointment, (via email or mail) with recommendations to help you reduce your energy use and save money.

Our goal is to provide you with the recommendations, specific to your home, that will best improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce energy use. Following the certified Energy Analyst’s visual inspection, you will receive a customized report containing the findings, which includes simple actions you can take to improve your home’s energy efficiency. You may also receive energy-saving items such as LED bulbs, smart thermostats,* and more based on your home’s individual needs, to help make your home more efficient.

A Quick Home Energy Check-up is a great way to get started, especially for those who are new to identifying ways to use energy efficiently. This program is designed as a visual inspection to help you better understand your home’s energy use and learn ways to make it more comfortable and energy efficient. A Quick Home Energy Check-up is also provided at no-additional cost to your existing Pepco service.

If you’re interested in receiving a more detailed home energy assessment with diagnostic testing, consider Pepco’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program (typically valued at $400 for just $100). This program is an effective way to identify and prioritize key home energy improvements, recommended to help you reduce your home energy use while improving indoor comfort. Plus, this program provides you rebates up to $7,500 for completing eligible home improvements.

Request an appointment with one of our certified Energy Analysts here or contact the Pepco Call Center at 866.353.5798. Only the certified Energy Analysts from the participating contractors found on this list are authorized to perform Quick Home Energy Check-ups on behalf of Pepco.

During an in-person Quick Home Energy Check-up, a certified Energy Analyst will come to your home to perform the visual inspection and install energy-saving products* (with your permission). Click here to learn more.

During a Virtual Home Energy Check-up, a certified Energy Analyst will connect with you via phone call or video chat to inspect your home. Following your appointment you will receive your energy-saving products in a kit via the mail. Click here to learn more.

To better serve you, all certified Energy Analysts have implemented health and safety protocols that meet or exceed public health guidelines. These protocols keep technicians safe and can help protect you and your family. They include (but are not limited to) a minimum of six feet of social distancing, the wearing of face masks and other protective equipment, technician wellness screenings, the washing of hands throughout the day, and the sanitizing of equipment and electronics before and between service calls. When scheduling your appointment, ask your contractor about other specific health and safety questions or concerns you may have.


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.