February 24, 2016
Montgomery County Has Joined the U.S. Department of Energy’s Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform™
Montgomery County announced its partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as a Standard Energy Efficiency Data (SEED) Platform ™ partner. This partnership will assist the Department of Energy in their efforts to collect and manage building energy data. Other partners include: Atlanta, Berkeley, Cambridge, the California Energy Commission, Houston, Kansas City, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City and Washington, D.C.
Montgomery County is the first county in the nation to pass a building energy benchmarking and transparency law. The SEED Collaborative three-year partnership with Montgomery County will provide support to collect, clean and manage data from different sources across the County’s large building portfolio. The County will receive assistance with the initial setup and implementation of the SEED Platform™, ongoing technical support, business process support, complimentary hosting services, and access to a peer community of users and developers to share feedback and solutions. Read here for more information on SEED Platform™ press release.