Tri-County Aire is a Be SMART Contractor
What is the Be SMART Program?
The Be SMART Program is a federally funded program through the US Department of Energy’s Better Buildings program. Through this program, you, as a homeowner, are able to apply for innovative financing to improve your home’s energy efficiency through replacement and upgrading of your heating, cooling and ventilation systems that would also include whole house envelope improvements.
Tri-County Aire has been approved as a weatherization and energy efficiency professional provider in the Be SMART program.
The intention of the program is to save homeowners money, and increase the value of the home while improving safety and comfort. Items included in this program are ENERGY STAR qualified: HVAC systems, insulation, draft stopping and duct sealing, appliances and fixtures, and water heating equipment.
Are you eligible?
Participants in the Be SMART Home program must be Maryland homeowners who are looking to improve the energy efficiency of their primary resident and meet the following eligibility standards:
- Verification of income
- Credit score of 640 or greater
- Debt-to-income ratio of up to 50%
Types of Financing & Eligible Improvements
The Be SMART Home complete program provides unsecured loans for the weatherization and whole home envelope improvements and well as upgrading home heating or cooling system and upgrading of ENERGY STAR rated appliances. Qualified ENERGY STAR improvements include, but are not limited to:
- Air Source Heat Pumps
- Central AC Systems
- Boilers (All Fuels)
- Water Heaters
- Ceiling Fans
- Programmable Thermostats
- Ventilating Fans
For details on qualifying for heating, cooling and ventilation upgrades, contact Tri-County 800.890.5123.
For complete details about the Be SMART Home program from the Department of Housing & Community Development, click here.