Tag Archive: energy savings

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to your Pool. Join us on Friday, August 13th at the Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Senior Center. Join us on Saturday, July 31st at the Schweinhaut Senior Center to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Wednesday, July 28th at the Olney Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for energy

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Outdoor Pool. Join us on Monday, July 26th at the Long Branch Outdoor Pool to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to your Farmers’ Market. Join us on Saturday, July 24th at the Pike Central Farmers’ Market to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Thursday, July 22nd at the Silver Spring Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Wednesday, July 21st at the Gaithersburg Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for energy

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Tuesday, July 20th at the Connie Morella Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Wednesday, July 14th at the Quince Orchard Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Tuesday, July 13th at the Long Branch Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Senior Center. Join us on Tuesday, July 13th at the White Oak Senior Center to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Thursday, July 8th at the Damascus Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for energy

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to your Farmers’ Market. Join us on Thursday, July 1st at the Potomac Village Farmers’ Market to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Senior Center. Join us on Thursday, July 22nd at the North Potomac Senior Center to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

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

Bringing Happy, Healthy Homes to Residents in Properties Developed by MHP

This summer, Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) is collaborating with Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on a project called “Happy, Healthy Homes.” In partnership with Larissa Johnson, Residential Energy Program Manager from DEP, this project is bringing a welcome bag of resources to over 1,700 affordable apartments developed by MHP to help residents keep

One MCPS Principal Shares Her Energy Saving Story!

Quick Home Energy Checkups (QHEC) are easy, free and can help save money on energy costs. But what exactly does it take to schedule and complete one? To help give a better idea of what a QHEC involves, My Green Montgomery interviewed Principal Rachel DuBois, who works at Bayard Rustin Elementary School in Rockville. She

Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend 2019 for ENERGY STAR Products

During President’s Day weekend, shoppers across Montgomery County can participate in the state’s Shop Maryland Energy Tax Free Weekend which gives residents a break on the six percent sales tax for qualifying ENERGY STAR products. Energy Tax Free Weekend is a statewide sales tax holiday that highlights the importance of energy efficient appliances to the

Energy and partnerships…what’s the connection?

This blog post was written by DEP’s Residential Energy Program Manager, Larissa Johnson, and originally appeared on the BOOST Breakfast Club blog.  There’s something you need to know about me, I love all things energy related!!! I love eating food (especially broccoli) because it gives me energy to live, dance, and laugh. I love talking

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
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One family’s story of making home renovations more energy efficient

Our family moved from central Pennsylvania to Montgomery County in 1998.  Like many relocating families, our first priorities were access to work and schools, not energy efficiency. Our new house In Montgomery County was built in 1958 and is described as a back-to-front split level.  The entrance to the house is at the level of
Image of a black square to symbolize My Green Montgomery turning off the lights for Earth Hour.

Go dark for Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a movement to unite people around the world to making positive changes for the environment. By turning off lights and electronics for one hour, millions of people join together to make a statement that they care about the health of the planet. This year, Earth Hour is on March 25th at 8:30PM.
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For renters, sustainability can be simple too

With so many sustainability programs targeted towards property owners and homeowners, it often seem that renters get left out. Renters are just as “green” as owners and, more often than not, they are paying their own utility bills. What is a renter to do? As with other kinds of residences, apartments afford opportunities large and small

Everyone wins: Energy savings at Lee Development Group

Landlords and companies that lease space are always concerned with rising utility costs, to which the natural response is to explore opportunities in energy efficiency. Arranging who does what to save energy can get very challenging, if not downright confusing. Lee Development Group provides insight into their successes with tenant engagement and energy efficiency.

It’s a prime time for cool cash savings!

With August here, summer fun is at its peak…and so are the temperatures. Last year, temperatures were, on average, 88 degrees Fahrenheit. As you can imagine, this means that a lot of us turn on our air-conditioners. What you may not be aware of is that as the summer heats up, this is a prime
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Borrow energy awareness tools today

Please note: This program is no longer being offered. Please visit the Montgomery County Public Libraries page to search for energy tools available for check out, such as the Kill-a-Watt meter (search “kill a watt” with no hyphens). _________________________ On Saturday, May 11 Bethesda Green and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection launched the Energy