Energy Stories

Show your air conditioner a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Failed air conditioning on a scorching day can turn summer bliss into a sweaty nightmare.  Here are do-it-at-home tips that may help lower your utility bill,

Explore DEP’s new interactive energy benchmarking map

Certain non-residential commercial buildings that are 50,000 square feet and greater are subject to Montgomery County’s Building Energy Benchmarking Law. Each calendar year (CY), building

Lighten the Load with DEP and Safeway

Get up to 3 LEDs and a free reusable bag at an upcoming Safeway event! Bring in your old incandescent or CFL light bulbs and

Updates to ENERGY STAR® building metrics coming this August

If you benchmark one or more properties in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, you’ll likely see a change in your buildings’ 1-100 ENERGY STAR scores and

Announcing the 2018 Energy Express schedule!

Energy Express was such a success last year, that we're returning in 2018 with a brand new program! This year, we'll be at 18 libraries

Montgomery County homeowners with modest income are invited to apply for upgrades under the Homeowner Energy Efficiency Program

Montgomery County is launching a Homeowner Energy Efficiency Program to benefit a limited number of qualified residential customers. The program provides improvements to reduce electric

CleanChoice Energy and Takoma Park partner for clean energy community campaign

CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers, has been chosen by the City of Takoma Park to supply residents and

Seeking Solar: Homeowners turn to the sun for an energy assist

Easier to install than ever, solar power is proving to be a go-to for homeowners looking to reduce electricity costs as well as their greenhouse

TBC Hotels take care of business to lower energy usage

A focus on upgrades and infrastructure enhancements helped one hotel morph from a high-energy consumer to an efficient energy user in no time flat. In

Your Story: Homeowner navigates the Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Program

Interested in lowering your home's energy bill?  Take advantage of your utilities' Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program.  If you are new to this program,
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