BGE HOME Acquires Van Sant, Inc. and VSI Commercial, Inc.

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BGE HOME, one of the premier home services companies in Maryland, today

announced that it has acquired the residential and commercial plumbing

and HVAC business assets of Van Sant, Inc. and VSI Commercial, Inc.,

both based in Mt. Airy, Maryland.

The purchase will allow BGE HOME to continue the extension of its

residential service territory into Frederick, Howard and Montgomery

counties. In addition, Van Sant's commercial operations will enhance BGE

HOME's commercial team (Constellation Building Systems). BGE HOME's

recently opened Burtonsville office currently serves residential

customers in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

"Van Sant's services complement ours and provide an opportunity to

better serve customers in western and central Maryland, as well as

differentiate our electricity and natural gas offerings," said Kevin

Klages, president and CEO of BGE HOME. "We are looking forward to

integrating the businesses into BGE HOME and working to expand our

geographic footprint, while continuing our focus on delivery of the

ultimate customer experience."

Known in the region for its strong foundation in customer service, Van

Sant brings nearly seven decades of plumbing and HVAC experience to BGE

HOME's portfolio of services.

"We are proud of the reputation we've built over the years," said Larry

Van Sant, president, Van Sant, Inc. "This agreement is a

testament to the hard work of our employees as well as our commitment to

customer satisfaction. We are looking forward to being a part of BGE


BGE HOME, a subsidiary of Constellation Energy which is a business unit

Exelon, is based in White Marsh, Maryland. The company provides heating,

air conditioning, plumbing, and electrical sales and service. Product

and service offerings also include appliance repairs, window and door

replacements, and electricity and natural gas sales. BGE HOME serves

residential and business customers throughout Maryland. BGE HOME is not

the same company as BGE, a regulated utility.

About Exelon

Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) is the nation's leading competitive energy

provider, with approximately $33 billion in annual revenues.

Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities

in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is the largest

competitive U.S. power generator, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of

owned capacity comprising one of the nation's cleanest and lowest-cost

power generation fleets. The company's Constellation business unit

provides energy products and services to approximately 100,000 business

and public sector customers and approximately 1 million residential

customers. Exelon's utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to

approximately 6.6 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern

Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO). Learn more