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SMECO - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Institutional
Local Government
Nonprofit
Schools
State Government
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Lighting
Maximum Rebate 

New Construction: $20,000
New Construction Design Assistance: $5,000

Program Info
State 
Maryland
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Custom: varies, contact SMECO for details
New Construction: $0.25 - $0.40/first year kWh savings
Lighting: varies widely
Unitary/Matched Split AC/Heat Pump Systems: $100/ton
Dual Enthalpy Economizers: $200
HVAC Variable Frequency Drives: $600 - $5,250 (up to 75 hp), or $70/hp (100 - 200/hp)
Anti-Sweat Heat Controls: $40
Reach-In Door Closer: $40 - $50
ECM Evaporator Fan Motor: $50
Evaporator Fan Controller on Existing Shaded-Pole Motor: $75
Refrigerators: $50 - $250
Freezers: $100 - $500
Ice Machines: $50- $250
Smart Power Strips: $15/strip
Occupancy Sensor: $30/Sensor
Hotel Room HVAC Controls: $80/room
Vending Machine Controls: $30 - $75

Provider 
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's (SMECO) Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program provides technical assistance and a range of incentives to commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional customers who employ energy efficient measures in new and existing facilities. The program offers prescriptive rebates for specified energy efficiency measures, while custom incentives are offered for applications which are not covered by the prescriptive program. Eligible measures include HVAC systems, lighting, building controls, vending machine controls, variable frequency drives and commercial refrigeration. Under both the prescriptive and custom programs, incentives may cover up to 50% of a project's cost. Some rebates vary by size, efficiency and type of measure employed. Equipment must meet program guidelines listed on the web site above. Interested customers should check the web site to ensure eligibility and view program overview.

Other Information 

General: see program web site for equipment-specific requirements