29 Apr '14, 3pm

Montgomery County is First U.S. County to Pass Energy Benchmarking Law

Montgomery County, Md., has become the first county in the nation to pass an energy benchmarking law, requiring owners of large nonresidential buildings to track and report their properties’ energy use. The county follows nine major U.S. cities--Austin, Boston, Chicago, the District of Columbia, Minneapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle--that have enacted similar laws to cut energy waste, lower utility bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Montgomery County’s new law was part of a package of nine energy bills introduced by Councilmember Roger Berliner (District 1) and unanimously passed on April 22, 2014 (Earth Day). The law requires the annual benchmarking, or tracking, of energy use in county-owned nonresidential buildings with an initial deadline of June 1, 2015; the benchmarking of privately owned nonresidential buildings of 250,000 or mo...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/95586-montgomery-county-is...

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