30 Apr '14, 8pm

First U.S. County Passes Energy Benchmarking Law: Way to go, @MontgomeryCoMD! in @Ecobldgpulse

Nine major U.S. cities already have energy benchmarking laws on their books, and now the first county in the country has joined their ranks. On April 22, Maryland's Montgomery County— a suburban county bordering Washington, D.C.— unanimously passed a package of nine energy bills that includes energy benchmarking legislation that will now require owners of large, nonresidential buildings to track and report their properties' energy use. The benchmarking legislation will be enacted in three phases. County-owned nonresidential buildings must being tracking and reporting their energy by June 1, 2015, while privately owned, nonresidential buildings above 250,000 square feet must do so by Dec. 1, 2016. Owners of private, nonresidential buildings ranging in size from 50,000 square feet to 250,000 square feet must benchmark their energy use by Dec. 1, 2017. For all three property ...

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