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MD-PACE Calendar of Events September 2020 | Maryland Commercial PACE

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

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


9/2 USGBC Maryland and AIA Baltimore Virtual Happy Hour

Network and socialize with fellow architects and sustainability advocates in this happy hour hosted by USGBC Maryland and the American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter! Breakout room discussions will include HVAC technology in the time of COVID, commercial building fenestration, net zero technology, and more!

Register here.


9/10 Greenbuild Green Business Summit

Sign up for Greenbuild’s 2020 Virtual Green Business Summit and learn about the latest developments in corporate sustainability. Commercial real estate owners and developers may find the segments on green building technology and decarbonization instructive.

Register here.


9/15 USGBC The Next Evolution of LEED: v4.1

This presentation by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) will explore updates to the LEED v4.1 rating system, strategies for attaining LEED status, and lessons learned in previous breakout meetings. This is the perfect event for anyone interested in learning how to increase property value and profitability through LEED certification.

Register here.


9/16 Better Buildings De-Mystifying How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Be Used to Improve Building Performance

Better Buildings presents a webinar featuring the BB EMIS Tech Team who will walk attendees through improving building performance with artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). These two rapidly evolving technologies can increase efficiency, save money, and improve functionality, but are complex subjects; get an overview from the Better Buildings EMIS Tech Team in this webinar!

Register here.


9/21-9/22 2020 MEDA Annual Conference on Inclusivity and Resilience Amid the Pandemic: A Focus for Economic and Community Development

The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) has moved their annual conference online for 2020. This two-day event will cover diverse topics related to the state of the U.S. economy, how COVID-19 will continue to shape how we live, work, commute, and do business, and how communities can rebound from this unprecedented emergency. The panelists and speakers represent a wide range of fields and bring expertise to critical conversations centered on economic and community development.

Register here.


Maryland Clean Energy Center Speaker Series, “Connecting to the Energy Economy”

Thursdays 10:30am-12:00pm from September 3 to November 5

Register for all events here.


September 3: State of the Sector: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Energy Economy

The pandemic has changed many trends in the energy sector, financial and otherwise. Learn from expert speakers offering high level perspectives on how the energy sector has changed, how it may further adapt, and what this means for your industry.


September 10: Access to Capital: Future Strategies to Support Advanced Energy

Thursday September 10, join in a conversation hosted by the Maryland Clean Energy Center on energy and capital. Subjects will include the likelihood of Maryland passing a version of the Clean Energy Jobs Act, what areas of the Maryland energy industry may be impacted, and how impact investing may trend in response.


September 17: Moving Toward Energy as a Service

The pandemic has brought issues of cost, efficiency, and wastefulness to the forefront of national discourse. Services and programs that were declared infeasible before this year now seem within reach; one such idea is “energy as a service”. Learn from the speakers in this presentation what energy as a service is, how it could be implemented, and what this means for property owners, communities, and investors.


September 24: Emerging Energy Storage Solutions & Grid Modernization

The last MCEC speaker event before October, the topic of this virtual presentation will be on energy storage. Learn how Maryland incentivizes energy storage, how commercial and residential property owners can benefit, and what the future holds for energy storage.