What do hot air balloons and incandescent bulbs have in common? They are similar in shape and both produce/use heat. According to Wikipedia, “a hot-air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a
Montgomery County’s premier community college, Montgomery College, has been advancing an effort to submeter every building in its inventory that is connected to the hot and chilled water central distribution
Walkinar #3: Pedestrian Planning & Enforcement Thursday, October 21, 2021 Register Here This Walkinar will examine a broad range of issues related to pedestrian safety, including planning, equity, and enforcement.
Montgomery Parks recently converted 62 high-pressure sodium (HPS) light fixtures to newer, more efficient LED technology at South Germantown Recreational Park. South Germantown Recreational Park was built in 2001 and
What is EmPOWER Maryland? If you look closely at your monthly utility bill, you may notice a small surcharge for EmPOWER Maryland. This charge contributes to a group of programs established under the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act of 2008, a bill designed
One of the key actions in Montgomery County’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) is to require newly constructed buildings to be all-electric and to electrify all new and existing buildings by 2035. In 2018, 50% of
On July 22, 2021, Associate Principal Rick Fredlund of the architecture firm Cooper Carry accepted USGBC’s Midsummer Night’s Green award for the Universities at Shady Grove’s new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education (BSE) Facility. The award is one of several earned by the project in 2021, joining
On May 30, 2021, the Maryland General Assembly enacted the state’s first-ever energy supplier consumer protection law, securing a significant win for income qualifying residents. The Energy Supply Reform Bill
My Green Montgomery is a project of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. It is a service to help Montgomery County residents think and live in a way that safeguards and sustains the health of our people, our county, and the planet.