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Save Money and Energy by Switching to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Save Money and Energy by Switching to Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

The variety of different light bulbs sold in stores today can be challenging for a consumer when a replacement bulb is needed.  Do you go for the traditional incandescent bulbs or something more efficient like a compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) or light-emitting diode (LED)? We at Virginia Energy Sense (VES), the Commonwealth’s energy education program, are tasked with raising

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Saving Energy In Our Schools, Part 2

Saving Energy In Our Schools, Part 2

Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Loudoun County Public School’s Energy and Environment Program Administrators John Lord and Mike Barancewicz.  The LCPS Energy and Environment team has won multiple awards for their energy saving efforts. This is part two of a two-part interview.  You can read part one on the VES website.  Loudoun County Energy & Environment Team Motto “Every dollar that

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Saving Energy In Our Schools, Part 1

Saving Energy In Our Schools, Part 1

Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Loudoun County Public School’s Energy and Environment Program Administrators John Lord and Mike Barancewicz.  The LCPS Energy and Environment team has won multiple awards for their energy saving efforts. This is part one of a two part interview.  Loudoun County Energy & Environment Team Motto “Every dollar that pays an unnecessarily high energy bill could be

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VIRGINIA ENERGY SENSE EARNS 2017 ENERGY STAR® AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ENERGY STAR PROMOTION

CONTACT: Andy Farmer Education Resources Manager State Corporation Commission (804) 371-9928 Andy.Farmer@scc.virginia.gov Kristinn Sharpe Communications Director ENERGY STAR (202) 343-9062 Sharpe.Kristinn@epa.gov   VIRGINIA ENERGY SENSE EARNS 2017 ENERGY STAR® AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ENERGY STAR PROMOTION Washington, D.C., April 11, 2017 – Virginia Energy Sense, the Commonwealth’s state-wide consumer education and outreach program to help Virginia residents understand how to

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Fall is Here to Stay

Fall is Here to Stay

The leaves have changed colors, the mornings are colder, and the sun now sets before the work day is over. Fall is officially here. We’ve set our clocks back an hour, and now it’s time to take steps to help save energy and lower our electric bill by preparing for fall’s cooler weather.

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