WaterShed House was Winner of 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
WHAT: The Pepco WaterShed Sustainability Center opens to the public following a dedication ceremony for media and other guests on Earth Day. The center includes the energy-efficient house designed and built by students and faculty from the University of Maryland that won first place in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon on the National Mall. PHI acquired the house in 2012 and worked with the student team to relocate it to the 5,000-square-foot site adjacent to Pepco’s Rockville Service Center in Maryland.
WHEN: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, Earth Day
WHERE: Pepco Service Center, 201 W. Gude Drive, Rockville, Md.
David M. Velazquez, executive vice president, power delivery, PHI
David Costello, deputy secretary, Maryland Department of Environment
Dr. Eric Wachsman, director, University of Maryland Energy Research Center
Dr. Beth McGee, Senior Scientist with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Karen Lefkowitz, vice president, business transformation, PHI
Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 800,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.