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Civic Responsibility and Community Engagement for Climate Resilience, Sustainable Environment and Commonwealth

The public event highlights the importance of civic responsibility and community engagement for climate resilience (mitigation and adaptation) sustainable environment and commonwealth. The speakers for the event are Stan Edwards – Chief of the Division of Energy, Climate, & Compliance in the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Joseph F. Beach- Deputy General Manager of
Commercial Solar

Commercial Solar Market Survey

We, the Department of Environmental Protection for Montgomery County, envision a County where under-utilized commercial space is filled with solar. We see parking lots covered with solar canopies, turning a hot, barren parking lot, into a sheltered area that powers buildings with clean electricity. We see rooftops covered in panels, turning empty space into an energy provider and a crucial step in

Ask An EV Owner

On the 1st Wednesday of the every month join the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington DC (EVADC) for our on-line Ask An EV Owner event. Are you shopping for an EV? Do you have questions about your new EV? Or are you just curious about EVs? If you can answer yes to any of

Building Energy Performance Standards: Discussion of Proposed Legislation

This session is an opportunity for architects to learn the details of Montgomery County’s (Maryland) proposed legislation on Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS), and to provide feedback on the measure. Montgomery County has been developing this legislation as part of its overall Climate Action Plan, and a few AIA Potomac Valley members have been participating

Online Bill Pay (Spanish)

¡Nunca tenga que escribir un cheque a su compañía de utilidad! En esta presentación usted aprenderá cómo configurar su cuenta en línea con su compañía de utilidad y explorar sus muchas ventajas, incluyendo pago de factura en línea y pago con una tarjeta de crédito o desde su cuenta bancaria. Usted también aprenderá cómo mejor

What to Expect from a Virtual QHEC

Crystal Faison, owner of Shepherd Energy, will present this event on both VHECs and QHECs, the differences between the two, the measures a customer may be eligible for, etc.

Meet Montgomery County’s New Commercial Energy Program Manager

Hello Montgomery County and thank you for welcoming me to the Department of Environmental Protection! As the Commercial Energy Program Manager, I will be looking to connect with as many building owners and operators as possible to communicate all the great efficiency programs and incentives the County has to offer, as well as provide technical

Registration Now Open for 6th Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit

Register today for the 2019 Montgomery County Energy Summit! The sixth annual Montgomery County Energy Summit, which focuses on promoting commercial energy efficiency and the use of clean energy in the County and the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region, will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at the Silver Spring Civic

There’s a way to make your home more energy efficient…for free!

Did you know that there’s an organization in Montgomery County that offers safe and healthy home repairs at no cost to the recipient? There is and the organization is called Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (RTMC) RTMC works in partnership with state and local governments, community volunteers, nonprofit service providers, and corporate partners to provide free

Energy and net-zero projects at United Therapeutics in Silver Spring

In 1994, Dr. Martine Rothblatt’s young daughter was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a rare and progressive lung disorder that affects 15 to 50 of every million people. Since there were no commercially available treatments, Dr. Rothblatt started the biotechnology company United Therapeutics in 1996 to help save her daughter’s life. Today, the company

I’ve benchmarked my building… Now what?

As the summer rolls on, you may find yourself wondering what to do with the commercial building benchmarking data you reported to DEP earlier this month. If you’re not familiar with the term “benchmarking”, it is the process of tracking a commercial building’s annual energy usage and using a standard metric to compare performance against

Montgomery County honors its early bird energy data benchmarkers

On Tuesday, September 22nd, nearly 50 people were in attendance during the Early Birds Press Event where Montgomery County celebrated the achievements of our Early Birds—organizations that benchmarked their building’s energy use a year ahead of the Benchmarking Law requirements. By measuring and benchmarking energy use, buildings owners have the tools to improve energy performance,