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...
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...
Choosing the Right Thermostat to Decrease Your Energy Bill

Choosing the Right Thermostat to Decrease Your Energy Bill

Costs associated with heating and cooling account for half of many households’ energy bills. However, advances in energy saving technology, in particular thermostats, present opportunities to reduce those costs by saving energy.  But finding a thermostat to help...
Summer’s Officially Here: Can You Beat The Heat?

Summer’s Officially Here: Can You Beat The Heat?

The Summer Solstice, June 21, marks the official beginning of summer, though many consider Memorial Day the unofficial start of summer. Over the last few weeks, we’ve begun to experience warmer temperatures and most certainly temperatures will continue to rise as we...

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...
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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!