energy conservation

April 7, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

County’s 2021 Energy Summit Early Registration Ends April 9

From May 4 through May 6, The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) National Capital Region will be hosting the 2021 Montgomery County Energy Summit. The Summit’s annual purpose has been to offer education centered around green building, energy efficiency, renewable energy and related topics relevant to […]

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August 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Amory Lovins Meets with Council T&E Committee on Net Zero Building Policies (VIDEO)

Net zero policies are those that incentivize or require buildings to produce enough energy on site to meet the needs of the building’s users. Recently, members of the Council’s Transportation and Environment Committee, heard from a national expert on net zero policies and learned how Montgomery County can be a part of this growing trend. […]

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March 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg to Observe “Earth Hour”

The City of Gaithersburg will join communities across the globe in emphasizing the importance of energy conservation during Earth Hour on Saturday, March 23. However, because popular recreation and cultural programming at its facilities precludes an hour long observation on March 23, City officials will bring attention to the issue by holding a “minute of […]

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