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...

Saving Energy In Our Schools, Part 1

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 one of a two part...

Do Some Spring “Energy Cleaning” to Save Energy AND Money

Winter may be ending soon, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start prepping your home to take advantage of all the energy savings opportunities that spring affords!  Spring “energy cleaning” will help you save energy and money. Virginia Energy Sense (VES), the...
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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!