air conditioning

February 25, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Council Passes Bill to Require Air Conditioning for Rental Housing

Montgomery County Council passed Bill 24-19 Tuesday which will require landlords of rental housing to provide air conditioning from May 1 through September 30. Landlords will be required to keep the air conditioning unit(s) safe and in good working condition. Council Vice President Tom Hucker proposed three amendments to the bill as well. The council […]

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September 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Bill Requires Air Conditioning for All Rental Units in the County

Many Montgomery County residents who rent older and more affordable housing units do not have access to consistent air conditioning according to officials. Well, County Councilmembers plan to do something about it through a Bill which will require landlords to provide and maintain air conditioning service for rental housing throughout the county. Councilmember Tom Hucker […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Requests Customers to Conserve Energy Oct. 20

Pepco is calling for a conservation period from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today, for Pepco’s Maryland customers, and for Pepco’s Maryland and District of Columbia customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. Pepco’s Maryland customers are eligible to participate in the Peak Energy Savings Credit program. This means that Pepco will cycle the participants’ air […]

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June 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Zika Virus Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Fight the Bite is the name of a local educational campaign to protect residents from mosquitoes. Local, state and federal officials recently held a Zika virus town hall meeting at the Dennis Avenue Health Center to discuss prevention and protection. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Quince Orchard Library Reopening on Friday

The Quince Orchard Library is reopening at 10 a.m. today. The library was closed at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon because of problems with the air conditioning in the building. Montgomery County Spokesperson Judy Stiles said the air conditioning unit stopped working on May 26th and the building got too warm for people to be […]

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October 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Roof Fire at Montgomery College Building in Rockville (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County firefighters responded to a fire on the roof of a Montgomery College building, according to Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Pete Piringer. Piringer said crews found fire in the area of the air conditioning unit from a building that is under construction at the college’s Rockville campus. “Montgomery College ‘new’ Science [building] under construction, welder’s […]

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July 26, 2013 | Staff Writer

Rockville Helps Residents Beat The Heat (Video)

The city of Rockville’s Division of Community Services provides for the wellbeing of area residents through a variety of human services programs. This summer, the division is helping residents stay cool inside when temps are heating up outside. Rockville 11’s Jennifer Ligsay reports. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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