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Get ready for winter with our energy efficiency quiz and tips
This blog post originally appeared on the 350.org Central Virginia Chapter’s website. Editor’s Note: On October 15th, Guy Caroselli of the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) did a comprehensive presentation for 350 Central Virginia on energy efficiency and winterizing your home. We are pleased to share this guest post on our 350 Central Virginia blog. […]
MoreUSGBC Awards Local ecoREMOD1 Energy House LEED® Platinum Certification
The ecoREMOD1 Energy House at 608 Ridge Street (LEAP’s current office) has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification (the highest rating possible) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for achievement in green homebuilding and design. LEED for Homes is a green home certification program that rewards homes that are […]
MoreNews: Industry Embraces Staged Retrofit as Energy Efficiency Best Practice
Home Performance XML (HPXML) New Technical Standard for Home Performance Industry Utility spending on energy efficiency programs will continue to grow rapidly, up to a projected $10 billion in 2015, despite the wind-down in public funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). As the market matures, utility and state programs require new strategies […]