Tag Archive: energy efficiency

FeBREWary 2022: Time To Kick Gas

For the last few years, we have been visiting local breweries around the County to make sure that residents have the most energy efficient lightbulbs on the market. And this
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,

Energy BINGO

This Earth Month, we are excited to host Online Energy BINGO, and we have awesome prizes to give away! To be eligible, you must either tag us on Social Media

Energy Tips for Teleworking

During these unprecedented times, many of us are now working from home – and usually with kids in tow which means that we are using more electricity and water every

Where do CFLs go?

Throughout this past summer and fall, DEP’s Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, has been collecting old incandescent and compact florescent (CFL) light bulbs to ensure that Montgomery County residents

What is Montgomery Energy Connection?

For the last few years, the Department of Environmental Protection has been working with Health and Human Services and other community partners to launch Montgomery Energy Connection. Montgomery Energy Connection

Check out the Energy Roadshow!

The Energy Roadshow is your one stop event for all things energy related in the County. It is an open house setting and residents will be encouraged to come and

First Summer of P.O.W.E.R.

This year, we piloted a program called P.O.W.E.R. which was an acronym for Peer Outreach With Energy Resources. The program was created as a partnership between Audubon Naturalist Society and

6 Sizzling Tips for Summer Energy Savings

Summer is well underway. So you may already be “in the soup” of sticky, humid days and bracing yourself for unpredictable cooling costs. But don’t worry—energy efficiency has got your

Brews and Bulbs

What is Brews and Bulbs In 2019, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Energy Programs partnered with local breweries. These events showed residents how to reduce their energy bills, switch

Scheduling a QHEC in Potomac Edison

  Did you know that there are three utility suppliers who provide electricity to residents in Montgomery County? Your utility is determined by where you live. If you live in