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Howard County Energy Usage Statistics

Home Energy Usage
(BTU/sq.ft)

Select Maps by Home Vintage

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Post 2005 2001-2005
1996-2000 1991-1995
1981-1990 1971-1980
1961-1970 1951-1960
Pre 1950

Energy Usage Legend

High Energy Usage
Med-High Energy Usage
Medium Energy Usage
Med-Low Energy Usage
Low Energy Usage

Describe Your Home

Find out how much the average Howard County home can save with energy-efficient upgrades:

Select Your Recommendations

On the chart to the left, make selections that represent your home type to view how homes like yours use energy and receive recommendations on ways to save money on utility bills and make your home more comfortable.

You can select from one or more of the following options: High School District, Vintage of Home, Size of Home, and Heating Fuel Type (electricity, gas, oil, or propane). Make your selection and click ‘Filter’ to see results and receive recommendations.

Results are based on an analysis of approximately 900 Howard County homes.

Resources

BGE Smart Energy Savings Residential Programs – information on all rebates and subsidies available to BGE customers

BGE-approved Contractors list – home performance contractors screened by BGE and eligible to obtain rebates for customers

Be SMART Home Loan Program – Department of Housing and Community Development loan program for energy efficiency improvements

MHELP Loan Program – Maryland Energy Administration loan program for energy efficiency improvements

Green Tip

Use cloth napkins.It’s actually cheaper to throw cloth napkins in the wash than to buy paper ones.