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SMECO - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

Low-Income Residential
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Program Info
Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Home Energy Audit: Free
Home Performance Weatherization: up to $2,750
Central AC: $150 - $500
Air Source Heat Pump: $200 - $500
Geothermal Heat Pump: $500
Ductless Mini-Split AC/Heat Pump: $300
Duct Sealing: up to $250
HVAC Performance Tune-Up: $100
Room AC: $25
Refrigerator Recycling: $50
Clothes Washer: $50 - $100
Refrigerators: $100 - $150
Freezers: $75
Electric Water Heater:$25
Heat Pump Water Heater: $350
CFLs: $2.25/bulb, plus in-store discounts
LEDs: $10/bulb, plus in-store discounts
Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling: $50
Room AC Recycling: $50

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative's (SMECO) Residential Energy Efficiency Program helps residential customers save energy by providing rebates for home weatherization and the installation of energy efficient equipment. Eligible measures include insulation, system tune-ups, lighting, water heating, proper installation and central heating and cooling. Some rebates vary by size and type of measure employed. Equipment must meet program guidelines listed on the web site above. SMECO also provides a program that provides weatherization services to income qualified households. Interested customers should review the web site for more information, to ensure eligibility, and to access application forms.

Other Information 

Appliances: Must be Energy Star
Heat Pump Water Heater: Must be Energy Star
Clothes Washer: MEF of 2.0; WF of 6.0 or less
Central AC: 14.5 SEER, 12 EER
Air Source Heat Pump: 14.5 SEER, 12 EER
Geothermal Heat Pump: 17.1 EER, 3.6 COP
Ductless Mini-Split AC/Heat Pump: 16 SEER, 13 EER, 9 HSPF