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Partner Spotlight: Virginia Energy Efficiency Council

Partner Spotlight: Virginia Energy Efficiency Council

Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Virginia Energy Efficiency Council Program Coordinator Jessica Greene to discuss how her organization is playing a role in encouraging environmental stewardship. Please provide a short summary of what the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council is and the work it does: The Virginia Energy Efficiency Council (VAEEC) is a Richmond-based nonprofit that strives to be the voice of

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Celebrate Energy Action Month by Reducing Your Energy Use

Celebrate Energy Action Month by Reducing Your Energy Use

With autumn approaching, leaves and temperatures are falling, providing many opportunities for homeowners and businesses to think about how they’re consuming energy. Furthermore, October is Energy Action Month, a perfect time to take the initiative to reduce energy consumption and become more energy efficient. As the Commonwealth’s energy education program, Virginia Energy Sense is tasked with raising awareness in the

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Partner Spotlight: Virginia Beach Convention Center

Partner Spotlight: Virginia Beach Convention Center

Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Virginia Beach Convention Center Sustainability Coordinator Kimberlee Dobbins to talk about how her organization is playing a role in energy conservation. Among many notable energy saving accomplishments, the convention center is the first in the U.S. to earn LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Please provide a short summary of what the Virginia

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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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