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In order to have your rebate processed this year, your participating contractor must submit your completed project application no later than November 30, 2023. Completed project applications submitted after that date will be processed pending the start of the program in 2024.

Need more time? New rebate applications from participating contractors will still be accepted after November 30, 2023, but they will be placed on hold pending the Maryland Public Service Commission’s approval of the 2024 energy efficiency programs.

When your home energy audit is complete, your contractor will provide you a prioritized list of recommended energy efficiency improvements with rebate amounts specifically tailored for your home. You decide which solutions best fit your budget. Once completed, BGE will reward you with rebates to help cover the cost of the work.

Your rebate amount is based on the estimated electric and gas savings of eligible measures as calculated by your contractor using BGE-approved energy modeling software. The below table gives you an overview of the available rebates ranging from $100 to $7,500. The more you save, the bigger your rebate!

MeasuresRebate Amount
Air Sealing and InsulationRebate amount based on modeled electric and gas savings up to $7,500 or 75% of total project cost.
Heating and Cooling Equipment*
ENERGY STAR® Windows and Doors*
Heat Pump Water Heaters
Duct Sealing$500, or $750 if done in combination with Air Sealing and Insulation.
Smart Thermostat$100 per ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostat with professional installation. Up to three.
Total Maximum Customer RebateRebate amount based on modeled electric and gas savings up to $7,500 or 75% of total project cost.

Full list of jobs and measures

*Project must include attic air sealing and attic insulation (R-49)


If you are interested in financing opportunities, loan options have been created specifically for Maryland residents performing energy efficiency improvements.

  • Energy Finance Solutions—Loans for qualified applicants up to $15,000 (unsecured), beginning at 8.49% with fixed-rate terms up to 10 years.
  • BeSMART Energy Efficiency Financing—Loans for qualified applicants up to $30,000 (unsecured) at a 4.99% fixed interest rate for a 10-year term.
  • Looking for assistance with home improvement projects? Click here to learn about The Maryland Clean Energy Advantage Loan Program!

BGE does not endorse any particular financing organization. Please research options before submitting a financing application.


This offer is valid for BGE residential customers applying through the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program only. To qualify, the homeowner must be a residential BGE customer with a BGE account number and work with a participating contractor.

All BGE residential electric and/or natural gas distribution customers are eligible, regardless of your electricity and/or natural gas supplier.

All work performed must meet strict building standards. Air sealing must be completed prior to installing insulation. Most projects require installation of programmable ventilation to comply with indoor air quality standards. Talk to your contractor about how ventilation and air sealing work together to make your home more comfortable, safe, and energy efficient.