Posts Tagged: Energy Star

Notes from 2019 Montgomery County Energy Summit

Focusing on the Here and Now This year’s Montgomery County Energy Summit, hosted jointly by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and USGBC National Capital Region (USGBC-NCR)’s Montgomery County Committee, enjoyed record attendance with more than 315 members of the green building community. Hosted at the Silver Spring Veteran’s Civic Center on Wednesday, […]

ENERGY STAR Scores Plummet Across DC Buildings:

How to Bounce Back The ENERGY STAR program for buildings and plants is a national program run by the EPA, which benchmarks a building’s energy performance against average building consumption.  This program takes user input, building data, and utility bills to calculate a building score from 1-100, which corresponds with the building’s overall energy performance. […]

Apply Early to Stay Ahead of New ENERGY STAR Rating Method

ENERGY STAR & EPA Announce Official Date Changes Take Effect  Competition to achieve ENERGY STAR certification in the DC Metro Area grows every year, and with new regulations to ENERGY STAR scores quickly approaching, now is the time to re-certify. GHT has helped more than 70 building owners, property managers, and end users achieve the […]

Major Changes Coming to ENERGY STAR Program in 2018

EPA Announces 2018 Planned Changes to ENERGY STAR Program at Commercial Buildings Partner Meeting Yesterday, GHT Limited joined over 1,000 building owners, managers and national energy efficiency experts as they gathered in Chicago, Illinois for the ENERGY STAR Commercial Buildings Partner Meeting to preview planned changes to the program. Here are the key takeaways: ENERGY […]

Energy Benchmarking Requirements Changing for City of Rockville

As of July 11, if you own a commercial property within the City of Rockville, you are now subject to Montgomery County energy benchmarking requirements. Below, we’ve broken down the new law step-by-step and identified resources to contact for further information. 1.Do I Have to Report? If you own a non-residential building, which exceeds 50,000-SF […]