Benchmarking Report Deadline is April 2 for D.C. and Montgomery County

If you are unsure about the new energy laws, whether your building is compliant, or have questions about benchmarking requirements and energy consumption in properties, please contact us.

Montgomery County Summary:

Source - County Website

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