Md. Shoppers Of Energy-Efficient Appliances Get Sales Tax Break This Weekend


Attention, shoppers: “Shop Maryland Energy Weekend” is coming up. The state’s 6% sales tax will be lifted for appliances purchased between Saturday and Presidents Day that have the Energy Star Label. Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot said it’s an opportunity to replace outdated appliances with something that’s more modern and energy-efficient, as well as an…

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US Energy Secretary Visits Del. To Highlight Energy Efficiency, Infrastructure

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Senator Tom Carper visited New Castle County Wednesday (photo courtesy of Senator Tom Carper, shared on Twitter)

During a visit to Delaware Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm – recently under fire for laughing off a question about high prices during an interview – took part in an announcement that the U.S. Department of Energy has upgraded one-million homes with energy efficiency improvements through the Home performance with ENERGY STAR program.…

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