A.J. Michales Blog

Maryland’s Energy Saving Programs Under Attack by Hogan Administration

May 25, 2016

It’s somewhat surprising that we have an Administration that clearly has no energy policy. Although the EmPower Maryland Program has shown a significant return on every dollar invested by ratepayers, and in spite of documented evidence supporting this fact, the Administration calls the EmPower surcharge, which we all pay on our utility bill, a tax. […]

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An Interview with Michael Giangrandi

May 4, 2016

Michael Giangrandi, owner of A.J. Michaels, sits down for a one-on-one interview to answer questions about A.J. Michaels, the industry and himself.  Enjoy! To view the video, click here.

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Will it Snow in June???

April 4, 2016

I don’t know how you folks feel, but I don’t like the idea of wearing shorts and a polo shirt to Raven’s games in December or wishing I was at the beach in Ocean City on Christmas day. This doesn’t bode well if you are in the heating business. Lost business stays lost, just like […]

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The Truth About EmPower Maryland

November 13, 2015

I’d like to give you a little background about the EmPower Maryland Program. From talking with our customers, I’ve come to the conclusion that many of you are not sure what EmPower Maryland really is. Many of you think that the rebates are funded by the utilities-so far from the truth. The entire EmPower Program […]

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Welcome to the A.J. Michaels Blog

November 4, 2015

A couple of weeks ago some business friends and myself were  having  dinner  in Annapolis after one of those long days of meetings  where we represent the Home Performance and HVAC industries  in the EmPower Maryland initiatives. Well it didn’t take long for one thing to lead to another and we were discussing some of […]

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