School’s Out

School’s Out

No matter where you live or what your family is interested in, The Virginia Green Program has a list of The Commonwealth’s many attractions that have committed to waste reduction, energy and water conservation. From Bear Creek Lake to York River, Virginia’s state parks will give your family a chance to enjoy the outdoors. If museums are more your speed, head

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Spring Energy Tune-Up: HVAC

Spring Energy Tune-Up: HVAC

Barbecues, summer pool parties and festival season is right around the corner. Be sure to service your HVAC system now so that when you come home from a hot day, your house doesn’t feel like a sauna. Here are a few tips to keep your home cool while maximizing energy efficiency and keeping your energy costs down. Make sure your

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Jack is back!

We have brought Jack back to teach your kids about energy efficiency. Watch this energy efficiency video for ideas. What other way have you come up with for your family to become more energy efficient?

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3 Programmable Thermostat Myths

Programmable thermostats are an easy and effective way to carefully manage the temperature of your home and maximize your energy savings. By allowing you to pre-set the temperature for different times of the day, you can ensure that your heating system isn’t running when it doesn’t need to. Despite being an effective way to reduce your energy bill, there can

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How to Seal Air Leaks with Caulk

Regardless of the season, air leaks can cost you hundreds of dollars in wasted energy each year. When air is leaking from your home, it forces your heating and cooling systems to work harder to regulate the temperature, which ultimately raises your energy bill. Filling air leaks with caulk is a quick and easy way to prevent waste. The steps you

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