Build Smart From the Start
Energy-efficient homes are a win for homeowners who want to live in more cost-efficient houses. They’re also a win for builders, providing a product that consumers are clamoring to own. Plus, it’s a win for the planet, since less energy is wasted.
Be a Friend to the Environment and Save
SMECO’s ENERGY STAR for New Homes Program ensures that its houses are built according to strict EPA guidelines and are at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to standard code. Earth-friendly features that make homes more comfortable include:
- Effective insulation
- High-performance windows
- Tight construction and ducts
- Efficient heating and cooling equipment
- Efficient appliances
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. Learn more about EmPOWER and how you can participate.