• Partner Spotlight: Center for Sustainable Communities

    Partner Spotlight: Center for Sustainable Communities

    Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Center for Sustainable Communities Managing Director Garry Harris to discuss how his organization is playing a role in encouraging energy efficiency and environmental stewardship in Virginia. Please provide a short summary of what the...
    Guest Blog: Discovery Elementary

    Guest Blog: Discovery Elementary

    Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Erin Russo, principal of Discovery Elementary located in Arlington County, to learn how her school is teaching students the importance of sustainability and energy conservation. As the school’s founding principal, we’d love to learn...
    Value Your Power this Fall by Saving Energy at Home

    Value Your Power this Fall by Saving Energy at Home

    Temperatures are declining, football season has started again and people are heading to the local coffee shop for the return of pumpkin spice. As we all gear up for fall, home energy saving plans need to be adjusted to account for the end of summer. Virginia Energy...
    This School Year, Make Saving Energy a Priority

    This School Year, Make Saving Energy a Priority

    In a matter of weeks, summer will end and kids will head back to school. For teachers and parents, planning for the upcoming school year involves shopping for supplies and organizing classrooms. One thing that might not be top of mind, though, is how to reduce...
    Stay Cool and Save Energy this Summer

    Stay Cool and Save Energy this Summer

    You’ve likely noticed the changes all around you. Kids are joyous for another long break from school, the temperatures are rising, and the days appear longer than before. Spring has come and gone and summer is finally here. As we say goodbye to another spring, we’re...
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    FREE FOR TEACHERS

    Get your students energized about responsible energy use! In partnership with the Virginia Department of Education, we’ve created fun, multi-day, SOL-compliant lesson plans to help you teach your students how to understand and conserve energy! They’re classroom-ready and free to use!