• Save Energy by Cooking Efficiently During the Holidays

    Save Energy by Cooking Efficiently During the Holidays

    Whether you’re a seasoned veteran in the kitchen or a first-time cook for family and friends, the holidays are always a great time to whip up family favorites or try new out recipes. While people tend to share their favorite recipes during the holidays, they rarely...
    Partner Spotlight: Virginia Energy Efficiency Council

    Partner Spotlight: Virginia Energy Efficiency Council

    Virginia Energy Sense interviewed Virginia Energy Efficiency Council Program Coordinator Jessica Greene to discuss how her organization is playing a role in encouraging environmental stewardship. Please provide a short summary of what the Virginia Energy Efficiency...
    Energy Bills Taking a Bite Out of Your Budget? Bite Back!

    Energy Bills Taking a Bite Out of Your Budget? Bite Back!

    October is Energy Action Month, and it’s often a time when people stop and take a minute to think about the energy efficiency performance of their home.  Have you taken steps around your home to save energy, only to see the initial benefits decline over time?  Perhaps...
    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...
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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!