leap : saving energy + money with higher performance buildings
We provide you with the who to call, what to do, and how to pay for it to make your home or commercial property energy efficient.
Sept 18: Net Zero House Tour + Solarize Workshop
Join us Thursday, September 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm One of the more than 700 people to apply for Solarize Charlottesville is a spec home in Keswick that also aims to be “net zero” (meaning the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount […]
MoreReduce and Produce: Pairing Solar and Energy Efficiency
When people think about ways to save energy in their homes, solar energy is one of the first things that comes to mind. It’s a clean, renewable way to transform your home into its own “green power plant.” However, much of the sustainable energy a residential solar power system produces could be wasted if your […]
MoreEnvironmental Stewardship Starts in Your Place of Worship
Recent years have seen a wave of faith-based environmental and sustainability initiatives – from climate change to clean energy. And while many of these efforts have played out on a national policy stage, that stewardship mission often hits home in our backyard and, indeed, in our places of worship. Since 2013 LEAP has helped nearly […]