Tag Archive: LEED

Putting Science on Display: The Universities at Shady Grove BSE Facility

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 a IIDA Georgia Best of the Best Award and a NAOIP DC/MD Chapter Award of Excellence for Best Institutional Facility.   The facility is a product of a successful collaboration of

New Green Building Incentives: Working Together for Energy Efficiency

In 2018, Montgomery County DEP led a group of stakeholders to review the County’s green building property tax credit for commercial and multifamily buildings. The credit had been in place since 2006 and incentivized green building certifications similar to the LEED rating system. The stakeholder workgroup produced a report recommending updates and improvements, which were
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University of Baltimore Robert L. Bogomolny Library Tour

Join USGBC Maryland for a tour of recently renovated University of Baltimore Robert L. Bogomolny Library. The tour will highlight architectural and sustainability features included in the design, as the project team is currently wrapping up documentation to submit for LEED Certification.

Celebrating Sustainable Corporate Leadership in Montgomery County

Montgomery County is a hub of development in the DC region, with new construction and renovations constantly underway. Development proves to be a great opportunity to increase buildings’ energy efficiency, and thankfully, many developers and real estate managers take this initiative.  For The Tower Companies, a Montgomery-County-based commercial real estate developer, owner, and manager, sustainability

Pike & Rose Tour and LEED-ND Gold Project Presentation + Ceremony

USGBC NCR’s Montgomery County Committee invites you to join USGBC, Federal Realty and Paladino for a light breakfast, panel discussion, tour and certification celebration at Rockville’s hottest new Live-Work-Play development – Pike & Rose. Located in the heart of Montgomery County on Rockville Pike, Pike & Rose is reinventing one of the area’s most successful retail
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A look inside Montgomery College’s Biosciences Education Center

On November 1, 2018, the Montgomery County Committee of USGBC-National Capital Region organized a presentation and tour of Montgomery College’s Biosciences Education Center—an innovative and eye-catching facility that supports STEM education. Thank you to our presenter and tour guide Mike Whitcomb, P.E., Energy Manager Montgomery College—with support from Sandra Filippi, Maria Manfre, and a handful

Benchmarked: A case study from Montgomery College

Benchmarked, a new energy blog series, examines local businesses who have used EPA’s Portfolio Manager to track energy use. Company/Property Name: Montgomery College (MC): Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus (Est. 1950), Rockville Campus (Est. 1965), Germantown Campus (Est. 1978)     Name and Title: Crissie Manfre, Utility Analyst   How many buildings do you manage? The College manages 49 buildings totaling 2.5