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Through efficiency upgrades, a University Park family increases its comfort level

With help from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), Roberta and Scott Kisker improved the energy efficiency of their home and increased its comfort level for their family. Through the MEA’s Home Performance Rebate Program, the University Park family received a rebate of $1,550, which reduced the cost of their $4,244  …Learn more

Efficiency upgrades for mid-shore retiree provide safeguards for the future

“I have no doubt we did the right thing” said John P. Davis. Davis, who retired in Talbot County, had just finished improving the insulation in his crawl space, attic, and walls with the support of a $2,800 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA). For him, the investment was  …Learn more

Baltimore County resident harnesses sunlight to save on home energy costs

J. F. Mergen accomplished the unthinkable: He doubled the square footage of his Baltimore County home, stabilized his energy bills, reduced his family’s carbon footprint, and saved money without sacrificing the Mergen’s quality of life. With the support of two grants from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) totaling $5,400, Mergen  …Learn more

Morningside Park upgrades preserve affordable housing in Howard County

Thanks to a 2011 EmPOWERING Clean Energy Communitiesgrant from the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA), residents at Morningside Park are more comfortable. The 60 unit senior community in Howard County received energy efficiency upgrades using funds acquired from an MEA grant to the Howard County Housing Commission (HCHC). As part of  …Learn more

Wind turbine system transforms country home into “green” dream house

Skeptics of clean energy’s impact should consider Henry and Nancy Maier, the Allegany County couple who converted a charming, three-story farmhouse into their very own “green” paradise. The couple’s fully operational wind turbine system generates enough energy to power their 2,500 square foot residence with energy to spare.

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