Tag Archive: energy

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.

Make Energy Cents (Spanish)

¿Está buscando maneras de reducir su factura de utilidad y ahorrar el dinero para su bolsillo? ¡La conexión de Montgomery de energía puede ayudar! Esta presentación le da la introducción al sitio web nuevo del Condado, http://www.MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org. Le brindará información confiada y útil para manejar y bajar sus gastos y consumo de energía. Usted aprenderá

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

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

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

15 in Fifteen Energy and Lawns Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

15 in Fifteen Energy and Lawns Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

15 in Fifteen Energy and Water Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

How to Finance Solar for Common Ownership Communities

On October 20 at 6:30 pm the Montgomery County Green Bank and the Commission on Common Ownership Communities are delivering a webinar on solar PV to homeowners in Home Owner Association (HOA) communities. The webinar will help homeowners understand how solar PV works, how a system can be designed for a home in an HOA, and the

Energy Action Month Trivia

October is Energy Action Month and we are celebrating with a Montgomery Energy Connection Trivia Session. What better way to test your energy knowledge and learn some tips and tricks on how to lower your utility costs. Come learn how energy is connected to recycling, water, lawns, and trees.

15 in Fifteen Energy and Water Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

October 2020: Energy Action Month Extravaganza

Another Energy Action Month is upon us and we have been coming up with a ton of different ways to learn how to lower your utility costs and keep money in your pocket. Since September 1991, President George H.W. Bush declared October as National Energy Awareness Month, government and organizations have been working to raise

15 in Fifteen Energy and Trees Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

Pathways to Success: A guide to solar installation setback requirements

Join Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services on Thursday October 15th to learn about the new solar setback requirements in the 2018 International Residential Code. Meet Tyler Mosman, DPS’s senior engineer, who will be discussing Montgomery County’s interpretation of pathways as well as identifying common reasons residential solar plans are held up in permit review.

Online Bill Pay

Never write a check to your utility company again! In this lecture, 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 using

15 in Fifteen Energy and Trees Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

All Things Zoom

Curious why Zoom has become everyone’s go-to video conferencing software? This lecture will go over how to use Zoom to chat with friends & family, and take virtual classes with Senior Planet! You’ll learn about useful Zoom features, whether you’re connecting with an iOS, Android, or Windows device. The lecture will also go over security

Fit Kit and LED Pop Up

“This fall, the County’s Residential Energy Program has partnered with local Senior Centers to celebrate “Active Aging Week”. This is a collaborative effort with MCDEP and the county senior centers to celebrate the change in season and reduce energy use in the home. Montgomery Energy Connection will be partnering with various senior centers to provide

Start Up!

Are you interested in becoming an entrepreneur? This lecture gives an overview of some important digital tools to help you get your online business up and running. Learn about e-commerce sites, how social media can help promote your business, and how you can use video chat platforms for services. We will also cover how to

15 in Fifteen Energy and Recycling Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

Fit Kit and LED Pop Up

“This fall, the County’s Residential Energy Program has partnered with local Senior Centers to celebrate “Active Aging Week”. This is a collaborative effort with MCDEP and the county senior centers to celebrate the change in season and reduce energy use in the home. Montgomery Energy Connection will be partnering with various senior centers to provide

Fit Kit and LED Pop Up

“This fall, the County’s Residential Energy Program has partnered with local Senior Centers to celebrate “Active Aging Week”. This is a collaborative effort with MCDEP and the county senior centers to celebrate the change in season and reduce energy use in the home. Montgomery Energy Connection will be partnering with various senior centers to provide

Making 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

15 in Fifteen Energy and Recycling Trivia Game

In celebration of Energy Awareness Month, October 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will be hosting several 15 in Fifteen Trivia Games in partnership with the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What is 15 in Fifteen Trivia? It is fifteen questions in 15 minutes (about energy/other topics) in a fun, fast paced trivia game to get

Fit Kit and LED Pop Up

“This fall, the County’s Residential Energy Program has partnered with local Senior Centers to celebrate “Active Aging Week”. This is a collaborative effort with MCDEP and the county senior centers to celebrate the change in season and reduce energy use in the home. Montgomery Energy Connection will be partnering with various senior centers to provide

National Solar Congress

Solar United Neighbors has hosted state congresses throughout the country. Now, we’re excited to bring together solar experts and supporters from across the nation for the first National Solar Congress. Virtual sessions will cover topics including how to go solar and what to do once you have solar, how to advocate for solar policies, the

Partners in Energy: Shivali Haribhakti

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 by 80% by the year 2027 and eliminating GHG emissions by 2035. Find out more about them in their own words. 

Drive into the SUN Movie Screening

Looking for a fun way to get out of the house and be socially distanced while doing good for your community? Grab your snack of choice and learn more about clean energy and the solar movement from the comfort of your own car! Come together with solar supporters from around the county to watch the

Steps to a deeper shade of green

Several years ago, one of my friends told me I was the “greenest person she knew!” Although surprised, my “normal” is apparently not the norm. I am constantly trying to harness the greenest of measures for mutual benefit! When I reflect on how I got to this point, it has been a gradual process but

Senior Planet Montgomery: Special Programming

To close a series of energy lectures from the last few weeks, Senior Planet Montgomery will host guest speaker Larissa Johnson, the Residential Energy Program Manager for the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. Larissa will lead a fun, interactive program about energy efficiency, conservation, and how much things cost – join us for this

Introducing the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge!

  In celebration of Storm Water Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will launch the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge in partnership with the Montgomery County Watershed Restoration, a program of Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. What the PLOG?! Plog, yes, PLOG! Plogging is a wacky way of saying “pick up litter while you jog

Senior Planet Montgomery: Tech and Energy

Interested in lowering your heating and cooling bills? There are so many ways to use technology to help with utility bills. Learn about the benefits of energy technologies 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

Senior Planet Montgomery: Smart Thermostat

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

Senior Planet Montgomery: Lighting and 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

Senior Planet Montgomery: Pay Your Energy Bill Online

Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session Pay Your Energy Bill Online is a workshop Details: Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? This hands-on workshop will take you through the steps of

Energize with 15 in Fifteen!

Introducing Montgomery Energy Connection’s ‘Energize with 15 in Fifteen!’ virtual trivia game! In celebration of October Energy Action Month, we are excited to offer the Montgomery County community this electrifying, fast-paced 15-minute trivia game to test your knowledge while learning fun facts! Don’t know much about energy? No problem! Play, learn, and WIN! Ready to

Montgomery Energy Connection Scavenger Hunt

Introducing the Montgomery Energy Connection Scavenger Hunt! In celebration of October Energy Action Month, we are thrilled to launch this fun, self-paced exploration and discovery activity that is fun for all ages! Because this is a year long event, the Scavenger Hunt signs will be showing up at our partner locations the week of October

Senior Planet Montgomery: Make Energy Cents

Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session, Make Energy Cents gives you ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? The lecture will introduce the new County website, Montgomery Energy Connection your one-stop digital shop for

LEDs and Libations 2.0

Introducing Montgomery Energy Connection’s LEDs and Libations 2.0 In celebration of October Energy Awareness Month, we are excited to bring back LEDs and Libations. For the last three years, we have been partnering with various organizations and businesses to make sure we are meeting Montgomery County residents where they go.  We found a lot of

Yelp’s Solar Happy Hour KIT @ Miscellaneous Distillery

Yelp KITs are available for purchase directly from the businesses below from August 10th – October 5th 2020, and many are even paired with Yelp virtual events for pro tutelage and Q&As with the biz owner! In this event, three different signature locally distilled liquors are packaged in this KIT in addition to a sweet

ARTINA 2020: LIGHT: A Sculptural Solar Dance

Have you visited Silver Spring Museum lately? Sandy Spring Museum was founded in 1981 when a group of residents led by Delmas Wood, an insurance salesman and auctioneer, noted that the community’s history was being sold off with every passing of a long-time resident. At Sandy Spring Museum, it’s all about the community. Everything they

4th Solar Co-op Solar Installer Chosen!!!

For the third year in a row, Montgomery County 4th Solar Co-Op members chose Solar Energy World as their solar installer through an open and competitive bidding process. Solar Energy World is a top rated residential solar installation company which ensures co-op participants will be able to leverage bulk-purchasing power to get discounted pricing and preferred financing

#ShowUsYourSolar

Do you have solar panels on your roof? Or your garage? Or in your yard? Or on your business? If so, #SHOWUSYOURSOLAR!!! As we celebrate the 4th Solar Co-op in Montgomery County, we also want to celebrate all of the residents and small businesses in the County that have invested in solar energy. #ShowUsYourSolar Our

Senior Planet Montgomery: Pay Your Energy Bill Online

Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session Pay Your Energy Bill Online is a workshop Details: Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? This hands-on workshop will take you through the steps of setting

Energy Express: Imagine Your Story

VIRTUAL PROGRAM WITH SILVER SPRING LIBRARY This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” and the Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program has so many stories about ENERGY that we want to share with kids (and their families) throughout the County. This year, we have special treat because students from the P.O.W.E.R. (Peer Outreach with