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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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Energy Saving Tips for the Holidays

Use LED Lights Old incandescent holiday lights are inefficient and often times only work for one season, so consider replacing them with LED light strands. In addition to using 70% less energy than traditional bulbs, LED lights are brighter and safer. And so you can safely channel your Clark Griswold, you can connect up to 24 strings of LED lights

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Jack at Home Video

“Did you know if you pull the plug on unused appliances you can knock a chunk of change off of that power bill?” –Jack Have you met Jack yet? He’s the latest energy expert to join our team. You may have already noticed him by your feet or on a nearby wall, and now we’ve enlisted him to provide you

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How To: Caulk and Seal Your Way to Cheaper Heating and Cooling Costs

How To: Caulk and Seal Your Way to Cheaper Heating and Cooling Costs

Hey Virginia, it’s officially winter and if you haven’t done so already, #ItsAboutTime to prepare your home for chilly weather — and the impact it will have on your energy bills. Air leaks through cracks, gaps and holes around your home — such as those around windows, door frames and other areas —  allowing cool air from outside to enter

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Holiday Gadgets Guide: 9 Energy-Saving Gifts for Everyone on Your List

The holiday season often has us wracking our brains for fun, useful gifts for friends and family. Fortunately, Virginia Energy Sense is here to help. We’ve compiled a list of nine gadgets that are sure to delight everyone on your list. Better yet, each of these unique gift ideas will present your loved ones with the opportunity to reap energy

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