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State residents can save big as weekend is sales tax free

MARYLAND–Delmarva Power is encouraging its Maryland residential customers to take advantage of its Appliance Rebate Program during the state’s tax-free weekend, Feb. 15-17. During this period, customers will not have to pay the state’s 6 percent sales tax when they purchase select ENERGY STAR® certified products such as: standard size refrigerators, clothes washers, room air conditioners, dehumidifiers, heat pumps and compact fluorescent light bulbs.
“This is a great opportunity for customers to combine Delmarva Power’s rebates with the Shop Maryland Energy tax savings this weekend, and also take advantage of various retailers’ Presidents’ Day sales,” said John Allen, Delmarva Power Regional Vice President. “Delmarva Power is proud to offer rebates on energy efficient appliances to help our customers save energy in their homes.”
Delmarva Power paid more than 4,500 rebates to Maryland customers in 2013 for the purchase of energy efficient appliances and has paid approximately 11,250 rebates since the program began in 2009. The value of the rebates ranges from $25 to $350. Rebate forms are available in stores and at www.delmarva.com/ApplianceRebates. Customers can expect to receive rebate checks within six to eight weeks from the time of Delmarva Power’s receipt of their rebate applications.