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MD-PACE Calendar of Events March 2021 | Maryland Commercial PACE

Please join the MD-PACE program at a number of sustainability and clean energy related events throughout the month of March!

MD-PACE is excited to promote the many virtual clean energy related events taking place throughout Maryland and the region this month!


3/3, 3/11, 3/16/, 3/24 MEA and RMI — New Energy and Ventilation Assistance for Maryland Manufacturers

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland (RMI) collaborated to create the Manufacturing Disruption Mitigation Assistance (MDMA) program in order to assist Maryland’s manufacturing industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health experts advise that property owners invest in technologies that facilitate greater internal airflow, which can increase operation costs or necessitate updating equipment. As one service, MDMA provides an in-depth, onsite assessment of a manufacturer’s site and system operations, identifies solutions as well as funding sources and provides application assistance. For more information, attend one of the free webinars on MDMA assistance happening this month.

Register here.


3/5 ULI — Bricks & Bytes: Tech and Offsite Solutions to Rising Construction Costs
To date, the construction industry has been slower than other industries in adapting to emerging technologies. In this webinar, a panel of experts hosted by ULI will discuss current trends toward addressing this imbalance and offer solutions for increasing profitability and efficiency in the construction industry. Please be aware that this webinar will be held in Pacific time.

Register here.


3/8 Maryland Clean Energy Center — Energy Efficiency for Equity & Inclusion

Join experts in this event hosted by MCEC for an important conversation on energy efficiency that centers equity, inclusion, and health. This webinar is part of the 2021 Maryland Policy Watch Webinar Series.

Register here.


3/10 USGBC — What 2020 Taught Us About the Future of Green Building

This webinar, brought to you by the U.S. Green Building Council, centers on the state of the green building industry in the United States, particularly how 2020 affected the industry and what trends will shape its future. Specifically highlighted in this webinar will be the growing demand for net zero buildings, the importance of circularity, and the COVID-19 response.

Register here.


3/16-3/17 ULI — 2021 ULI Housing Opportunity Conference

Between March 16 & 17, attend ULI’s annual conference on Housing Opportunity. Topics in this information-packed conference include national and regional outlooks for housing in 2021, how we can work to create equitable and healthy living spaces, and how the real estate industry can achieve sustainability in housing.

Register here.


3/17 Better Buildings — Beyond Energy Efficiency: How your device usage patterns affect energy consumption

This webinar from Better Buildings will focus on plug load management and how rethinking commonly held beliefs about energy use can improve energy efficiency and cut costs for both personal and commercial users.

Register here.


3/19 ULI — Financing and Implementing Quick Sustainability Wins and Deep Green Retrofits in Existing Buildings

Join ULI on March 19th for the third event in ULI’s Blueprint for Green Real Estate webinar series. This event focuses on achieving energy efficiencies of all scales, from low-cost high-return projects to deep energy retrofits.

Register here.


3/25 USGBC Maryland — LEED Residential Project Showcase

In Maryland, residential LEED certification trails commercial LEED certification. USGBC Maryland explains why this is, and also showcases the wide range of LEED buildings in the Old Line State.

Register here.


3/22-28 Circular City Week 2021 New York

Circular City Week is being held this year in New York from March 22-28. The importance of circular communities, and in particular cities, will be a defining issue of the next several decades. Sign up today to learn what circularity in cities means, how all industries can benefit from greater efficiencies and connectivity, and what companies can do to drive the Circular City revolution.

Register here.