HERS Raters

Work With Homebuilders to Make Projects a Reality

As energy efficiency becomes more important to buyers, the need for Home Energy Raters grows. By conducting energy audits of homes, and providing a HERS Index score and recommendations for improving that score, you’re helping customers make their homes as energy efficient as possible.

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Work With a Builder

Partner with a builder who you can work with to make sure their designs qualify for financial incentives as part of SMECO’s ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Program.

To be eligible, homes must:

  • Be new
  • Be separately metered
  • Have SMECO as the electricity provider
  • Be completed within 12 months of when application is submitted
  • Utilize 100% LED lighting
  • Pass required ENERGY STAR inspections


Get answers. Call 877-818-4094 for more information.

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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.