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Va. Beach property tax relief: Go green, keep more of yours

By Scott HarperThe Virginian-PilotDecember 20, 2010 Virginia Beach has become the first city in Hampton Roads to offer tax relief to homeowners and businesses that go the extra mile to conserve energy. Only a handful of other localities in Virginia have taken advantage of the tax-cutting authority approved by state lawmakers in 2007. The idea was to create a financial

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‘LEED’ing the Way

Solar House Joins School, Library in Glen Allen’s ‘Green’ Corridor. What’s more, the home’s innovative features – which include a Google power meter, solar sun tracking, LED lighting, rain water and gray water recovery for irrigation, Energy Star appliance package, and a special air filtration system – are having the desired energy-saving effects. Among the displays at the open house

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