Partner Spotlight: City of Roanoke’s Office of Sustainability

Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Nell Boyle, Sustainability and Outreach Coordinator for the City of Roanoke’s Office of Sustainability, to learn more about the efforts Roanoke is taking to become more energy efficient. Tell us about what the Office of Sustainability...

Share the Gift of Saving Energy During the Holidays

Finding the right gifts for your friends and family during the holidays can be challenging, especially for the hard-to-shop-for people in your life. As we enter the holiday season, Virginia Energy Sense is here to provide some energy efficient gift ideas for your...

Take Easy Steps to Save Energy at Home this Summer

Over the past few months, we’ve been spending more time inside our homes than usual, using it as an office for remote work, classroom and social settings. With the increased use of air conditioning and devices to stay connected to friends and family, the summer heat...

Celebrate Energy Awareness Month by Embracing Energy Saving Habits

It’s that time of year again! October is Energy Awareness Month and like the name suggests, it’s focused on spreading awareness about the importance of saving energy. By becoming more conscious of our energy use, individuals are likely to make some adjustments to...
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...
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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, Lesson plans to help you teach your students how to understand and conserve energy! They’re classroom-ready and free to use!