If you didn’t, you may face fines. Need help? Contact us for more information or to request a benchmarking proposal.
Montgomery County, MD requires private, non-residential buildings of 250,000 SF and greater to benchmark energy and water use data on an annual basis. According to the County’s website, “The Benchmarking Law is enforceable under Method 2 regulations (including fines for noncompliance), and any violation of the law is a Class A violation.”
GHT is a Montgomery County Benchmarking Ambassador and Recognized Data Verifier (RDV)
The County requires benchmarking data to be verified by an RDV before submission. Contact GHT for a proposal when you are ready to have your data verified.
What Actions are Required?
Montgomery County created a checklist that details the actions required to comply.
Coming in 2017: Buildings of 50,000 SF and Greater Must Benchmark
Owners and property managers of private, non-residential buildings of 50,000 SF and greater should begin preparing now to report data in 2017 – save and track utility bills, alert tenants, and create a profile in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager.