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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.

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Make your house an ENERGY STAR® home.

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Home Builders

Become a leader in energy-efficient building.

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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
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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.