Tag Archive: sustainability

Silver Spring Civic Building

Energy Summit 2017 registration now open

We’re back again with the 4th annual Montgomery County Energy Summit 2017 at the Silver Spring Civic Building! Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 5th, 2017. Co-hosted by Montgomery County
Image of homeowners installing energy efficient windows.

Energy Tips for Fall

With the days becoming chillier, fall is the perfect time to become more energy efficient.  Here are some helpful hints to keep your electricity bills low this season and make
Image of solar panels

Solar energy technology, demystified

DEP’s Energy Intern Miles Braxton dives into the nuts and bolts about how solar photovoltaic (PV) panels collect energy from the sun and convert it to electricity.   Why renewables?
Solar Panels. Copyright mjmonty, Flickr

Join the Montgomery County Solar Co-op!

Montgomery County residents are invited to joined the first County-wide solar co-op. Participants can save money and make going solar easier, and at the same time increase the network of solar supporters.

The importance of trees!

I recently attended a great talk about a tree planting program offered by the county where I live. However, before I share the details with you I’d like to share