• As Leaves Begin to Fall, So Can Your Energy Bill

    It seems like we were just dealing with the dog days of summer, but the weather has finally cooled off due to the change in seasons. Fall is the perfect time to do some projects around the house to make sure your home is operating as efficiently as possible. Below are...

    Take Advantage of Virginia’s Annual Tax Holiday

    As part of its ongoing effort to inform citizens of the Commonwealth about the value of saving energy, Virginia Energy Sense is educating citizens about Virginia’s annual tax holiday and how they can use this holiday to purchase new energy efficient, ENERGY STAR...

    Beat the Summer Heat

    If you’ve been following the news (or spent a minute outdoors), then you know this week may be the hottest one of the year. We pulled together some of our favorite summertime energy-saving tips to help you beat the heat, keep your AC use down and save a little money:...

    What is a kWH?

    Each month you get your energy bill in the mail and probably wonder what the heck the three letters “kWh” mean. You may have also thought to yourself, “How do I get that number down so that my bill is lower each month?” “kWh” stands for kilowatt-hour, and...

    The Longest Day of the Year

    There will be more than 14 hours and 41 minutes of daylight in Virginia today. If you’re asking yourself “how can this be?” we’ve got the answer for you: it’s the summer solstice! What’s the summer solstice you ask? Technically speaking, it is when the North Pole is...
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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!