events

TODAY! Give4Good’s 24 Hours of Online Giving Tues 5/6


May 6 Only! With Give4Good and LEAP, your $25 donation can help a family in need save $500 every year on energy costs What does a lower energy bill mean to you? Homeowners who get a Home Energy Check-up performed by LEAP and basic weatherization work enjoy on average $500 in energy savings. The read more...

*Postponed* Workshop: Practical Ways to Lower Your Electric Base Load Costs


Come learn what base load is and how to better understand your Dominion bill. May 23. 6pm. 608 Ridge Street in Cville. read more...

Home Energy Efficiency 101: Church of the Incarnation


Everyone is invited to join us Sunday, May 5 10:30-11:30 at Church of the Incarnation for a Home Energy Efficiency 101 talk. Download the event flyer for more information. read more...

Workshop 4/23: Is Your Home Making You Sick?


Tuesday, April 23 5:30-7pm 608 Ridge Street (LEAP's offices at ecoREMOD)* read more...

2013 PowerSaver Home Makeover Contest Open Today through May 31


Prizes include one entrant winning a $10,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover and two entrants winning a $5,000 PowerSaver Home Makeover. Additionally, 10 finalists will win a professional Home Energy Assessment (estimated value is $500). read more...

Financing Options for Energy Improvements


Green Matters Workshop at Home and Garden Festival Sunday, April 14, 2013 1:30-2:30 PM Presented by Rebecca Cardwell, UVACCU & Lesley Crowther Fore, LEAP   Homeowners in the Charlottesville area are in a unique position to address the energy efficiency of their home the right way with an a nonprofit dedicated to helping them make read more...

Home Energy Review


Green Matters Workshop at Home and Garden Festival Saturday, April 13, 2013 3:30-4:30 PM Presented by Laura Fiori, LEAP   Home energy assessments and home energy reviews. Have you heard the terms and want to know which one makes the most sense for you? While all homes are different and need to be evaluated based read more...

Why Geothermal Heat Pumps are Perfect for Virginia


Green Matters Workshop at Home and Garden Festival Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 -3:00 PM Presented by Shelton Cartwright, Waterfurnace   Geothermal has been described as one of the top ten investments for homeowners and homebuyers.   The seminar will explain the comfort, environmental, and financial benefits of owning a geothermal system in Central Virginia for read more...

Energy Efficient Lighting Options


Green Matters Workshop at Home and Garden Festival Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:30-1:30 PM Presented by Ferguson   We will discuss the newest lamp technologies including incandescent, fluorescent, and LED. How will these new technologies change lamp selection and what should be used in different situations. Additionally discussing Federal legislation and local code issues on read more...

Getting to Know Your Heat Pump


Green Matters Workshop at Home and Garden Festival Saturday, April 13, 2013 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Presented by Jimmy North, Airflow Systems   Do you have a heat pump in your home? Proper care and maintenance is important in order to maintain this expensive heating and cooling system. This seminar provides information on how read more...