SMECO - Energy Star Home Program

July 16, 2007


The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO), together with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), offers incentives for energy-efficient home construction in Southern Maryland through the ENERGY STAR Home Program. The purchaser of an ENERGY STAR Home is eligible for an ENERGY STAR mortgage. Discounts and incentives offered by participating mortgage providers and lenders include reduction of loan origination fees, discounted interest rates, and may include cash back at closing. For more information on ENERGY STAR mortgages, go to:

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Maryland
Incentive Type: Loan Program
Web Site:
Administrator: Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Custom/Others pending approval
Maximum Loan: Eligible for ENERGY STAR mortgage, and discounts from participating mortgage providers


Name: Energy Manager
Organization: Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative
Address: 15035 Burnt Store Road
Hughesville MD 20637-1937
Phone: (888) 440-3311

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.