Tag Archive: energy

Maryland Capital Area Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County & the City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Arlington Solar 101: Co-op Info Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

Capital Area Solar Co-op Info Session HOSTED by Gaithersburg

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by the City of Rockville

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County and City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Capital Area Solar 101: Hosted by Frederick County & the City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Capital Area Solar 101: Hosted by Takoma Park

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Capital Area Solar Co-op Info Session Hosted by Gaithersburg

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

Maryland Solar 101: Hosted by the city of Bowie

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This session will focus on Solar and Electric Vehicles and EV Chargers. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated

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

Maryland Solar 101: hosted by Frederick County and the City of Frederick

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

“Price is Right:” Energy Edition

It’s time to get that costume out of the closet and “come on down for the Price is Right!!!” Think you have what it takes to compete in the hit American Television show? What about when the theme is all things energy? Join this program to play a special edition of “Price is Right” presented

Make Energy Cents

Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Montgomery Energy Connection can help! This lecture will introduce the new County website, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. It brings together trusted information and helpful solutions for managing and lowering your energy usage and costs. You’ll learn how to use the site for finding energy-saving

Virginia Solar 101: Arlington Solar and EV Charger Co-op Info Session

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to buy solar panels. Co-op members get: • a free review of

Join the FIRST EVER Capital Area Solar Co-op 2021

For the first time in jurisdictional history – Montgomery County is joining the town of Poolesville, cities of Bowie, Falls Church, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Rockville, Takoma Park, and Washington DC as well as Arlington and Frederick County in an effort to promote residential solar installations! Launched on April 1, 2021, this is no April’s Fool’s Joke,

Online Bill Pay

Never write a check to your utility company again! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to set up an online account with your utility company and explore its many advantages, including automatic bill pay and paying with a credit card or from your bank account. You’ll also learn how to better understand your bill

Partners in Energy: James Wang, CEAQAC Member

One person can make a difference and this series profiles a leader, advocate, or resident who is dedicated to improving energy efficiency and helping the county realize its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2027 and 100% by 2035. Find out more about them in their own words. This installment highlights James Wang,

Smart Thermostats

Interested in lowering your heating and cooling bills? Programmable and smart thermostats could be the answer! Learn about the benefits of installing a programmable or smart thermostat as well as incentives like rebates through the Empower Maryland program. Additionally, you’ll learn how smart thermostats can be integrated into your smart home and controlled through apps

Restore Our Earth Fun Run/Walk

Restore Our Earth is the Worldwide Earth Day Network theme to alert citizens worldwide to the damaging effects of climate change and inspire people to do what they can to help stop these effects. While walking or running along the two-mile trail, you will see various signs that give more information on ways to reduce

Capital Area Solar Co-op Info Session with the City of Bowie

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more. This webinar will focus on solar leases and power purchase agreements. You’ll also learn about the solar co-op we launched. The co-op is free to join and members are *not* obligated to

DIY Energy Projects for Earth Day

Join My Green Montgomery for Earth Day and learn how you can help improve your energy footprint and save money too! Help defeat climate change and save money too. Come join Montgomery County Environmental Protection staff as they share energy saving project ideas and Montgomery County Government incentives for DIY projects big and small. Learn

Technology and Energy

Curious about which household appliances use the most energy and what you can do to reduce your energy use? In this lecture, you’ll learn about the top energy users in the home and what you can do to spend less money on energy. We’ll discuss kill-a-watt meters, which tell you how much energy a device

Lighting & Smart Bulbs

Overwhelmed by the options of lightbulbs available? This lecture reviews common lighting terminology like watts and lumens and explains the differences between the many types of bulbs currently on the market. You’ll learn which bulb offers the most in terms of energy efficiency that can help lower your utility bill. Additionally, we’ll explore the benefits

Gaithersburg to Host Free, Contactless Shredding Event

In celebration of Green Month, Gaithersburg is hosting a socially distanced Community Shredding and E-waste event at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on Saturday, April 3, 2021, from 9 a.m. to Noon. The collection will occur in the parking lot at 506 S. Frederick Avenue, next to the Skate Park and Water Park. The

Recycle Right: CFLs Contain Mercury

The Recycle Right—CFLs Contain Mercury campaign is focused on educating the public about how and why to recycle the lightbulbs that contain mercury. CFLs use one-third of the electricity, and last up to 10 times longer, than incandescent light bulbs. CFLs are more energy efficient than incandescent bulbs and reduce electricity bills—while lessening carbon footprints—but

Tech & Energy

Curious about which household appliances use the most energy and what you can do to reduce your energy use? In this lecture, you’ll learn about the top energy users in the home and what you can do to spend less money on energy. We’ll discuss kill-a-watt meters, which tell you how much energy a device

Residential Superstars: A Passion for Plogging

You know the three R’s like the back of your hand and do your best to reduce, reuse and recycle everything you can – but have you added plogging to your repertoire? Although you might not know what it means, if you’ve ever incorporated picking up litter into your jog, walk, hike or bike routine,

Prep for Success Webinar: 2020 Montgomery County Energy Benchmarking

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection will host a webinar with tips for submitting a successful benchmarking report and highlights of changes for the 2020 reports which are due by June 1, 2021. Register today to save your seat! https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwof-uhpjwqGdLdzNbY3qsR9fg4CkttI_tN To learn more about the County’s Benchmarking Law, visit: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/green/energy/benchmarking.html 

Partners in Energy: Roy Deitchman, CEAQAC Member

One person can make a difference and this series profiles a leader, advocate, or resident who is dedicated to improving energy efficiency and helping the county realize its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2027 and 100% by 2035. Find out more about them in their own words. This installment highlights Roy Deitchman

Make Energy Cents

Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Montgomery Energy Connection can help! This lecture will introduce the new County website, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. It brings together trusted information and helpful solutions for managing and lowering your energy usage and costs. You’ll learn how to use the site for finding energy-saving

Online Bill Pay

Never write a check to your utility company again! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to set up an online account with your utility company and explore its many advantages, including automatic bill pay and paying with a credit card or from your bank account. You’ll also learn how to better understand your bill

Your Money, Your Goals Webinar Series

Join a free webinar series to learn about the tools and resources available through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Your Money, Your Goals financial empowerment toolkit. These webinars will be on Thursdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 at 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST. These webinars will showcase selected Your Money, Your Goals tools

Lighting & Smart Bulbs

Overwhelmed by the options of lightbulbs available? This lecture reviews common lighting terminology like watts and lumens and explains the differences between the many types of bulbs currently on the market. You’ll learn which bulb offers the most in terms of energy efficiency that can help lower your utility bill. Additionally, we’ll explore the benefits

Young Women (10th and 11th grade) Needed for the 2021 Exelon STEM Leadership Academy

Considering a future career in science, technology, engineering, or math?  Want to know more about energy, sustainability, and climate change? Interested in improving your leadership skills? Download a flyer: Exelon Flyer 2021 MD Exelon Flyer 2021 MD_SPANISH The Exelon STEM Leadership Academy is a free, week-long program held at the University of Maryland campus.  Learn from women

FeBREWary 2021!

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that

Make Your Home Comfortable

Montgomery Energy Connection invites you to join us for an informational session with Rebecca Frese from Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland who will be discussing the Weatherization Program. This program is available to income-eligible residents – and could be beneficial for those who want to age in place. Come learn about the program that is

FeBREWary 2021!

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that

Smart Thermostats

Interested in lowering your heating and cooling bills? Programmable and smart thermostats could be the answer! Learn about the benefits of installing a programmable or smart thermostat as well as incentives like rebates through the Empower Maryland program. Additionally, you’ll learn how smart thermostats can be integrated into your smart home and controlled through apps

FeBREWary is BACK!!!

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that

Lighting & Smart Bulbs

Overwhelmed by the options of lightbulbs available? This lecture reviews common lighting terminology like watts and lumens and explains the differences between the many types of bulbs currently on the market. You’ll learn which bulb offers the most in terms of energy efficiency that can help lower your utility bill. Additionally, we’ll explore the benefits

FeBREWary 2021!

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that