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…
We’ve compiled a list of nine energy-saving 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 and cost savings!
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.
While we anticipate seeing scary creatures on Halloween, there is one creature that is with us year round and is very difficult to escape: power vampires. Power vampires are all around us, especially in our homes.
Virginia Energy Sense is charged with helping residents of the Commonwealth decrease their electricity consumption 10% below 2006 levels by 2020. As this month is Energy Action Month, we are even more focused on helping Virginians meet this important goal. To kick off our Energy Action Month activity, here’s a brief history of the spread of electricity across Virginia.