BGE Ups Rebate for Energy Efficient Water Heaters to $550 for a Limited Time

Customers who combine rebate with Labor Day sales and reduced energy
use can save big

BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Over the Labor Day weekend, Sept. 4–Sept. 7, retailers traditionally
offer some of the best appliance sales of the year to help make room new
merchandise in the fall. BGE wants to make those holiday sales even more
attractive for customers considering a water heater purchase by
increasing the rebate we offer for select ENERGY STAR® certified hybrid
heat pump water heaters to $550. The BGE
Smart Energy Savers Program
$550 rebate is
available for the month of September through October 20, 2015.

Not only can customers combine lower sale prices with the $550 rebate,
they then have an opportunity to save additional money because hybrid
heat pump water heaters are so efficient. According to ENERGY STAR, an
energy-efficient hybrid heat pump water heater can help significantly
reduce energy costs, saving the average household nearly $300 per year
on electric bills compared to a standard electric water heater. Water
heating is a home’s second largest energy expenditure after air heating
and cooling.

Customers not currently shopping for water heaters can still take
advantage of BGE
Smart Energy Savers Program
rebates for other appliances,
including:

  • $100–$150 rebates on select ENERGY STAR certified refrigerators
  • $75–$100 rebates on select ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers
  • $50 rebates on select ENERGY STAR certified clothes dryers
  • $150–$400 rebates on select ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps

After October 20, the rebate on select ENERGY STAR certified hybrid heat
pump water heaters returns to $500.

More information on rebates and other energy-saving programs is
available at BGESmartEnergy.com.
The BGE Smart Energy Savers Program helps contain the cost of energy and
improve reliability. The programs also help to reduce peak demand and
slow the growth in energy consumption to lessen the need for more power
plants. BGE offers energy-saving solutions for homeowners, renters,
large and small business customers, nonprofits and institutional
customers. These programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency
Act.

BGE,
headquartered in Baltimore, is Maryland’s largest natural gas and
electric utility, delivering power to more than 1.25 million electric
customers and more than 650,000 natural gas customers in central
Maryland. The company’s approximately 3,200 employees are committed to
the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas and electricity, as well
as enhanced energy management, conservation, environmental stewardship
and community assistance. BGE is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation
(NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with 2014
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Contacts

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)
Aaron Koos, aaron.koos@bge.com
BGE
Media Hotline: 410-470-7433