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Home Energy Audit Maryland per the EPA

According to the EPA, existing houses offer several opportunities for energy efficient improvements. To make houses more energy efficient the government recommends a home energy audit.

The EPA says "energy audits assess how much energy a home consumes. It also evaluates measures to make the home more energy efficient".

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® (HPwES)


Home Performance is to consider how the parts of a home work together.

The best way to achieve comfort, efficiency and healthy indoor air quality is to look at each part.

According to the EPA, one of the main strategies of HPwES is to educate homeowners through the home energy audit. The owner along with the auditor can create a clear pathway for making improvements.

BGE Energy Audit Eligibility in Maryland


Due to the amount of hard work, a comprehensive audit costs $400. For the HPwES program through BGE, eligible customers only pay $100!

The $100 BGE energy audit is valid for BGE customers with an active account. The customer must apply through BGE's HPwES Program.

The customer must be receiving electric and/or natural gas service from BGE.

The offer is not valid for new construction, multi-family dwellings or commercial buildings.

How to Participate in the BGE Energy Audit Program

BGE makes this very easy!  The first step to get an energy audit is to select a participating contractor of your choice. You can schedule a BGE energy audit with Hometrust here.



The cost is $100 ($400 value).

Once the BGE energy audit is complete the data will get entered into the modeling software. The program calculates eligible rebates. It also calculates how much energy you can save if you get the work done as prescribed.

How BGE Rebates Work in Maryland

Home "retrofits" are improvements that your auditor discovered during the audit. Retrofits improve comfort, reduce energy usage and create better indoor air quality.

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Maryland provides incentives to off-set retrofit costs. 

After verifying that the house has achieved the program goal a rebate check is the only item left. Your approved contractor can discuss payment options with you.

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BGE Energy Audit: Two Benefits


A comprehensive home energy audit in Maryland through the Home Performance with Energy Star® program and BGE will cost you $100. BGE Energy Audit

A BGE energy audit is a key that can unlock two great things:  

1. Secret ways to improve comfort and energy efficiency

2. Incentives through the state of Maryland to offset your costs

Considering the fact that the refrigerator repair company will charge you $80 just to walk through your door, a Maryland home energy audit is well worth it!

What to Expect from a BGE Energy Audit

A comprehensive BGE energy audit can guide you to energy savings and comfort. If you are not sure what improvement should be next, a BGE energy audit can set a clear path for you.

How Long?  On average, a BGE energy audit takes about three hours to complete.  You must be home during the audit, however you are not required to follow the technician the entire time.  Each auditor has their own style.  Hometrust will spend about fifteen minutes in the beginning with you and thirty minutes at the end of your Maryland home energy audit.  We believe that is enough time to thoroughly explain our procedure and our findings.

Too many Maryland home energy audits fall short on customer experience. A BGE energy audit in Maryland should be interactive and enlightening. It should uncover ways to improve comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality.

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BGE Energy Audit Takeaways
 

If you had a BGE home energy audit, or plan to get one, you should be able to identify with the following takeaways:
 

  • The technician explained the BGE energy audit process

  • You will know how much insulation you have and how much you need in a Maryland attic

  • The technician answered your questions about your BGE energy audit.

  • The technician showed you something that you did not realize about your home

  • Parts of the BGE energy audit were interactive

  • You part ways with your auditor feeling smarter about your home and more in control

  • A clear priority list begins to emerge with both wants and needs addressed

  • You got at least one do-it-yourself tip that will make an immediate impact on your energy usage or comfort

  • You remember the blower door test during your BGE energy audit!

  • You felt a leakage point somewhere inside your Maryland home

  • Your home was left the same way it was before the BGE energy audit!
     

These are all signs that you have had an excellent BGE energy audit!

Have you had a BGE energy audit already?  Don't worry!

Hometrust can give you a free estimate!

Maryland BGE Customers

A Home Energy Audit
Through BGE  Includes

 Envelope Inspection 

Investigate
Attic
Crawl Space
Basement
Inside/Outside

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 Health & Safety Tests 

Indoor Air Quality
Combustion Safety
Gas Line Testing
Flue Inspection
Appliance Configuration

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 Blower Door Testing 

Air Leakage Testing
Locate holes in the envelope
Record leakage number
Targeted solutions
Measured results

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 HVAC Inspection 

HVAC Functionality
Age of equipment
Sizing of unit
Filter cover
Duct Leakage

Maryland BGE Energy Audit
 Recommendations 

Reporting
Images with details
Road map to success
Proper solutions
Accurate pricing

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Maryland BGE Customers
A Whole House Approach

Hometrust Can Help Each Step of the Way

Analyze ->  Design Desired State ->  Implement Desired State ->  Evaluate Progress & Success

 

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Hometrust Remodeling helps Maryland residents build a home improvement list based on testing. We want to solve problems - not make them worse.

Since 2006 we have completed over five thousand in-home evaluations in Maryland including:

*In-depth home energy audits
*Comprehensive energy audit reporting
*Prescribing solutions & costs
*Window & door assessments & pricing
*Siding, trim & gutter estimates

Our company is licensed in Maryland and we are certified Building Analysts. We are able to detect uncontrolled air leakage into and out of a home. We can figure out heating and cooling problems that lead to high bills and comfort problems.

We are also certified Envelope Professionals. This means we can recommend cost effective fixes to tighten a building shell.

Specialized Maryland Contractor
  • MHIC Licensed
  • Building Analyst Certified
  • Envelope Professional Certification
  • EPA Lead Renovator Certified

Hometrust Remodeling is a licensed contractor specializing in a whole-house approach to home remodeling with an emphasis on educating our customers, providing energy efficient solutions, maintaining a network of high caliber technicians and using building science principles.  As a result, we can effectively guide Maryland homeowners towards projects that satisfy comfort needs, aesthetics and value.

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