2018 Energy Summit call for presentation proposals

December 12, 2017
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The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Montgomery County Committee of USGBC National Capital Region (USGBC-NCR) invite proposals for educational presentations at their 2018 Montgomery County Energy Summit which is themed “The Slight Edge: Incremental Steps towards Sustainability.”

The 2018 Montgomery County Energy Summit will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Silver Spring Civic Building.


Green Commercial Real Estate Appraisals session during the 2017 Energy Summit

The 2017 Energy Summit featured a new panel on Green Commercial Real Estate Appraisals


For the past four years, the Summit has offered cutting-edge education focused on the latest trends in commercial energy efficiency, renewable energy, and related topics in Montgomery County. Our target audience includes building owners, property managers, energy contractors, and other sustainability professionals working in Montgomery County and the larger DMV area.

Sessions are 60 minutes and are typically formatted as 45 minute presentations and 15 minutes of Q&A. We especially encourage proposals focused on the topics below, although other topics are also welcome:

  • Innovative financing solutions (case studies and resources)
  • Measuring and monitoring building performance outcomes
  • Deep energy retrofits to zero energy
  • Design and construction best practices
  • Energy codes
  • Multifamily case studies
  • Net-zero energy (the business case and value proposition for owners/developers; case studies; carbon impacts)
  • Communicating your green building/sustainability success story
  • Microgrids
  • Emerging technologies
  • Resiliency and climate adaption in buildings


More information about the call for proposals is available in this document (PDF).

Submit your proposal for an Energy Summit education session no later than Friday, January 12, 2018 using the online application here. Selected sessions will be announced the week of January 22, 2018.


Roger Berliner makes opening remarks.

Councilmember Roger Berliner at the 2015 Energy Summit

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