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SALISBURY, Md. (Oct. 16, 2019) – A new Delmarva Power program is helping customers turn their home into a "smart home," providing new tools and information that can save customers even more money and energy all year long. Delmarva Power's Smart Home Pilot Program provides participating customers with a free Smart Home Kit packed with devices that can help customers take steps to reduce their energy usage and identify where energy may be wasted in the home.
"We are pleased to provide our customers with another great energy saving resource that gives them the ability to make a difference in their home's energy use and, ultimately, their pocketbooks," said Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva Power region president. "Empowering our customers with the tools necessary to control their energy usage is central to our commitment to helping our customers throughout the year."
Enrolling in the Smart Home Pilot makes it easy for Delmarva Power Maryland customers to:
Delmarva Power Maryland customers who enroll in the new program will receive a Smart Home Kit, valued at $500. The kit includes:
To be eligible for the pilot program, Maryland Delmarva Power residential customers must:
Becoming part of the Smart Home Pilot is about more than just saving energy and money. Joining the program also helps customers save time by making everyday household tasks more convenient. All of the Smart Home Kit's energy-saving devices connect to a gateway hub that is included in the kit. The hub empowers customers to automate tasks they would normally handle manually, like setting the temperature or turning lights on and off.
Customers can also get energy-saving tips based on their unique needs. They can choose to get alerts when doors or windows are opened, or other motion is detected, when they are away from home—so they can stay in control of energy use, no matter where they are.
Enrollment is determined by a screening process and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information and to sign up your household, customers can call 855-530-5810 or visit delmarva.com/smarthome.
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