UNIVERSITY PARK, Md. (August 3, 2011) – Tomorrow, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will join University Park Mayor John Tabori, Maryland Energy Administration representatives, and other state and local officials to announce additional funding for the Maryland Home Performance Rebate Program, which provides homeowners with a 35% rebate toward energy efficiency upgrades. The Lt. Governor will also tour a home currently receiving an energy efficiency upgrade as part of the program and view demonstrations of efficiency techniques.
The Maryland Home Performance program is part of the national Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (HPwES) program: a national residential energy efficiency improvement program developed by the EPA and the DOE. It is a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving energy efficiency and home comfort while helping to protect the environment. Essentially, homeowners receive a home energy assessment and, subsequently, a “home energy upgrade” that may include: additional insulation; air sealing; and duct sealing. More than 950 Maryland households, and 75,000 US homes, have undergone energy improvements through HPwES.
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Announce Additional Funding for Home Performance Rebate Program
WHERE: Home of Julie Ainsworth and Tom Wachs
4004 College Heights Drive
University Park, MD 20782
WHEN: THURSDAY, August 4, 2011