Energy benchmarking means tracking a building’s energy and water use and using a standard metric to compare the building’s performance against past performance and to its peers nationwide.
Learning about energy purchasing in the District
DOEE is devoted to educating the public about energy issues including conservation and efficiency!
The Energy Efficiency and Remediation Program (EERP) uses the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and American Recovery Plan Act funds to assist eligible households with lead hazard reduction activities.
Generating energy by traditional means also generates greenhouse gases. When these gases become trapped in the atmosphere, climate change is the result.
Grid modernization is an important component of the city’s energy strategy.
The District’s resource for energy efficiency. Learn about energy related services, programs, and plans.
Laws and regulations related to energy, its sources and its use in the District.
Low- and no-cost tips for businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
Low- and no-cost tips for institutional and government buildings to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
Low- and no-cost tips for small businesses to contirbute to the sustainability of the District and the planet.
Motor vehicles are the largest source of emissions in the District. To reduce these emissions, the District has implemented a law to limit engine idling.
Apply for certification and licensing for air pollution, hazardous substances, water quality.
The District offers a vast amount of environmental data for interested researchers and residents to access.
The environment is intrinsically tied to public health. And so, at DOEE, our work revolves around maintaining the health and safety of our residents.
The District Department of the Environment offers a number of interactive maps for your review
An index of DOEE's major services to the District.
Business owners, managers, and employees need to comply with the District's environmental regulations and evaluate the environmental impact of your operations, products and services.
The District law requires that all children get screened for lead exposure at both 1 and 2 years of age.
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