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Montgomery County Summary:
In May 2014, the Montgomery County adopted a Building Benchmarking Law ( PDF, 580 KB) and amended the original legislation by Bill 35-15 Environmental Sustainability – Benchmarking – Amendments in November 2015, which requires the County and building owners to:
Benchmark the energy use of their nonresidential buildings 50,000 square feet and greater in the county in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager,
Have those data verified by a Recognized Data Verifier the first year and every three years thereafter, and