Posts Tagged: OES

Important Updates Regarding BEPS Implementation in Montgomery County

Montgomery County introduced BEPS legislation (Bill 16-21) during the May 4th County Council session. This legislation was proposed to mitigate emissions in new and existing commercial and multifamily buildings in response to the county’s 2017 declaration of a climate emergency. This landmark piece of legislation will also help the county accelerate its climate goals to […]

BEPS Drives Major Renovation Efforts in the District for Compliance

By Laura Morder, PE, LEED Green Associate As District building owners embark on BEPS compliance efforts to meet the December 31, 2026 deadline, GHT Limited engineers are seeing an increased demand from the market for Operations and Energy Services.  If your building is currently not in compliance with the minimum energy efficiency thresholds for the District’s BEPS program, you may want to consider one of the […]

Notes From the 2018 Montgomery County Energy Summit

Montgomery County Energy Summit Highlights   This year’s Montgomery County Energy Summit, hosted by Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and USGBC National Capital Region’s Montgomery County Committee focused on the latest trends in commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy to create a greener built environment. Below, we’ve summarized three notable sessions we attended […]

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 […]