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COVER DRAFTY WINDOWS Use a heavy-duty, clear plastic sheet on a frame or tape clear plastic film to the inside of your window frames during the cold winter months. Make sure the plastic is sealed tightly to the frame to help reduce infiltration. Install tight-fitting, insulating drapes or shades on windows that feel drafty after weatherizing.Find out about other window treatments and coverings that can improve energy efficiency....

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Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® Rebates Rebates up to $3,150 from the BGE Smart Energy Savers Program are available, based on approved measures. Measures Rebate Amount Air Sealing, Insulation Measures, Gas Tankless Water Heater – Up to 50% of improvement cost, $2,000 maximum Heating and Air Conditioning Measures Includes equipment rebates, Quality Installation, Duct Sealing, and Cooling Efficiency Improvements – Up to...

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Maryland Home Energy Loan Program (MHELP) will help Marylanders take control of their energy future and stimulate new “green collar” jobs This new initiative uses private capital for energy efficiency investment and encourages Marylanders to invest in their homes, reduce their energy bills, support economic development and job creation, and minimize their environmental impact. There are two interests rates available for eligible...

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Maryland Spring Home and Garden  Show

Maryland Spring Home and Garden Show


Posted By on Jan 20, 2014

The Maryland Spring Home and Garden Show will be held on March 1 & 2 and March 7, 8 and 9th at the MARYLAND STATE FAIRGROUNDS TIMONIUM, MARYLAND. Get details at the Maryland Home and Garden Show Website.

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Detecting Air Leaks by Energy.gov

Detecting Air Leaks by Energy.gov


Posted By on Dec 5, 2013

For a thorough and accurate measurement of air leakage in your home, hire a qualified technician to conduct an energy assessment, particularly a blower door test. A blower door test, which depressurizes a home, can reveal the location of many leaks. A complete energy assessment will also help determine areas in your home that need more insulation. Without a blower door test, there are ways to find some air leaks yourself. Visual...

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