Join Us for a Virtual Energy Roadshow!
Updated: Nov 16, 2020
We're closing out this year's Montgomery County Energy Summit with an online Energy Roadshow! Join us Thursday, November 19 from 4:00-5:45 pm for this exciting, one-stop event for all things related to energy in the County. The Energy Roadshow is an open house style virtual event with various County departments and community organizations in attendance to help answer all your energy questions.
This event is FREE. To have the login information sent to you, please register by Wednesday, November 18, by visiting this page and selecting the "Roadshow ONLY" ticket. Please note, individuals with Full Summit and Day 3 Passes will automatically be signed up for the Roadshow, and do not need to register separately.
If you missed the registration cutoff, but would still like to join us, you can do so by clicking on this Webex link: https://usgbc.webex.com/usgbc/onstage/g.php?MTID=e46b9fd0860485008f3ea91734b84357b If prompted, the event number is 173 173 8940 and the event password is Energy2020.
Each topic below will be covered in 15 minute sessions, with a brief presentation immediately followed by Q&A.
Avoiding Scams: The Office of Consumer Protection is the agency responsible for enforcing consumer protection laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive business acts to ensure a fair marketplace for consumers and businesses. A representative from this office will present and help answer all your energy questions.
Electric Vehicles: The Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, D.C. is an organization of electric vehicle owners, educators and enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the use of electric vehicles (EVs) as an environmental and energy benefit to society. A member from this organization will be in attendance to talk about their experience as an electric vehicle driver.
ENERGY STAR 101: ENERGY STAR is a program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy that promotes energy efficiency. Pepco will be present to talk about their programs through EmPOWER Maryland; specifically lighting, smart thermostats, and appliance recycling.
Home Comfort: Habitat for Humanity is working in partnership with the Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) to reduce your energy costs while creating a healthier and more comfortable home. Learn how this program provides: attic insulation, furnace & A/C upgrades, water heater replacement, and major appliance upgrades.
Home Energy Checks & Audits: Want to assess your home’s energy use? There are two programs that you can learn more about and sign up for at this event. The Quick Home Energy Checkup is a fast, easy way to reduce energy use in your home and save money. This program is provided at no additional cost to your existing Pepco Service. The Home Performance with ENERGY STAR typically valued at $400, but only costs Maryland residents $100* and provides a comprehensive look at your home and unlocks rebates up to $7,500.**
Paying for Projects: Maybe you’re interested in making upgrades to your home yourself and just want to know how to pay for it. This presentation will have information from Health and Human Services Office of Home Energy to help people pay their utility bills and/or find out more about financing and rebates.
Renewable Energy: Looking to put solar panels on your home or want to learn more about Community Solar? This presentation will provide you with information about solar options available to you. A representative from Solar United Neighbors will be in attendance to answer your questions.
*The $100 offer is valid for homes up to 3,000 square feet with a single combustion appliance zone. Audits of larger homes or ones with multiple combustion appliance zones may cost more. Customers should discuss the cost with their selected participating contractor.
**Rebate amount based on energy savings achieved at completion of job.