This tutorial is designed to provide you with the basic information you’ll need to save money, and you’ll also walk away with your own energy management plan.
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Ten 100 Watt Light Bulbs
A smart meter is a digital meter that records your energy use in hourly increments
Tells you what your current bill is at any given time during the month and projects your final monthly bill
Provides detailed information on how you use energy in your home
Displays your hourly, daily, weekly, or monthly energy use information
Shows your energy use compared to similar homes in your neighborhood
The recommended temperature setting for a water heater is 120°F
The Refrigerator uses the most energy.
When buying appliances, consider ENERGY STAR® products
The Air Conditioning Unit uses the most electricity during the summer.
Insulation and Air Sealing
Only 20% of homes built before 1980 are well insulated, so if your home falls into that category, you may need to add insulation.
A room air conditioner uses more energy!
A 45” LED TV uses the most energy!
The Peak Energy Savings Credit and Energy Wise Rewards™ programs are two ways to save on your monthly bill this summer.
Here's how they work.
The Peak Energy Savings Credit is a hands-on way for customers to save money and energy on Peak Savings Days.
Energy Wise Rewards™ is an automatic way for customers with central AC or a heat pump to save money and energy on Peak Savings Days.*
Both programs can help you save.
*This program supports EmPOWER Maryland.
This section will focus on how you can personalize your energy management plan for My Account
For more information about the topics covered in this tutorial, visit some of the links below:
To learn more about how tools on My Account can help you save, watch our helpful video.