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Baltimore office building earns “High Performance Building Award”

After installing $1 million worth of energy efficiency upgrades, Seiberlich Traneacknowledged the One North Charles high-rise in downtown Baltimore with a “High Performance Building Award.” The aging office building had been in need of improvements for some time, and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) helped make the project possible by  …Learn more

MEA Provides Energy Upgrades for Residents of Prince George’s County

United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) is the official Community Action Agency for Prince George’s County. The agency is dedicated to providing assistance for individuals and families whose quality of life has been negatively impacted by poverty, unemployment, homelessness, crime, and inadequate public health services.

Highlandtown Healthy Living Center Promotes a Healthier Environment

Kecia Wherry believes environment influences health. As Vice President of Business Development and Community Relations at Baltimore Medical System (BMS), she identifies the Highlandtown Healthy Living Center as a facility born from a strict adherence to this belief.

Vietnam Veteran Improves Comfort and Saves Money through Efficiency Upgrades

  Before making energy efficiency upgrades to his home, the only ways David Hale and his teenaged daughter could escape the heat were to duck into air-conditioned stores or to go swimming. During June, July, and August, they virtually never stopped sweating in their doublewide manufactured home in Deep Run  …Learn more

More Than a Million Dollars Saved, Thanks to Energy Efficiency Projects by Civic Works

  Since 2009, nearly 2,000 households received energy efficiency upgrade services from Civic Works, an urban service corps dedicated to strengthening communities in and around Baltimore. The non-profit used EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities grant funding to help finance the projects. Estimates suggest that these energy and cost-saving projects are likely  …Learn more

Making Homeownership Affordable and Green on the Eastern Shore

Habitat for Humanity Choptank turns funds from the Maryland Energy Administration’s EmPOWER Clean Energy Communities Low-to-Moderate Income Grant Program into affordable, energy efficient home ownership opportunities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.