New business spotlight - Business helps save energy

May 03, 2009

Name of business: Energy Saver Home Improvements

Owner: Michael Spickler

Address: P.O. Box 2167, Hagerstown, MD 21742

Opening date: November 2008

Products and services: Energy audits, air sealing, duct sealing, duct installation, insulation and energy-saving home improvements

Market area: Washington, Frederick, Allegany and Garrett counties

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I have been in construction and construction-related business for over 20 years. The last three years, I have been providing energy audits and energy conservation services while working for a local nonprofit agency. The Maryland Energy Administration began participation in the 'Home Performance With Energy Star' program in early 2008. This new program is an exact fit with my training, experience and present employment."

Previous business experience: More than 20 years in construction. Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC) licensed.

Number of employees: One

Phone number: 240-675-4747


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