News

Solarize Fredericksburg June 1 – August 1, 2016


Solarize Fredericksburg helps Fredericksburg, Virginia, home and business owners add solar panels to their roofs with discounted prices and a streamlined process. read more...

LEAP Unveils Loan Fund for Charlottesville Businesses


Charlottesville, Virginia – The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) launched a new program for commercial buildings in the City of Charlottesville that, together with a new loan with rates as low as 0% from UVA Community Credit Union, will help bring down energy costs, improve the comfort of their spaces for employees and customers, read more...

Solarize NOVA Returns to Falls Church and Vienna and Launches in the City of Fairfax


After several successful runs and with momentum for solar power growing across Virginia, the Solarize NOVA program returns March 15-May 15 to Falls Church and Vienna as well as a first run in the City of Fairfax. As of January, 54 contracts have been signed through Solarize NOVA (2014 and 2015 campaigns) totaling 413 read more...

News: What energy efficiency can learn from Solar, Uber and Spotify


The business model shift driving growth in digital music, solar panels, and other consumer technologies is poised to have the same impact on commercial energy efficiency in the United States. This innovation could increase annual energy-efficient technology spending — LED lights, high efficiency HVAC systems, and smart thermostats — by 42 percent, unlocking $20 billion in read more...

[Watch] Full Movie HD-1080p Moonlight (2016)


Moonlight (2016) Free Latest Films, Full Movie Online Watch Free, Free Movies Streaming, English Subtitles Full HD. Quality : HD Title : Moonlight. Director : Barry Jenkins Release : October 21, 2016 Language : en. Runtime : 111 min Genre : Drama. Plot ‘Moonlight’ is exelent film tell story about The tender, heartbreaking story read more...

News: Energize!Charlottesville campaign engaging community through arts


On Thursday, the City of Charlottesville teamed up with the Piedmont Council for the Arts for the Energize! Charlottesville Arts Pitch Night. Six local artists competed by presenting their ideas about how to use art to engage the community in the Energize! Charlottesville initiative. The city is one of 50 semifinalists in the running read more...

News: Pitch Night selects winner in Energize!Charlottesville competition


Charlottesville residents soon will be able to see their neighborhoods’ average energy usage on utility poles in the area. A project by Matthew Slaats was chosen by community members for funding on Thursday night at Milli Joe Cafe for the Energize!Charlottesville Arts Pitch Night. Seven artists and artist groups were selected to pitch their read more...

News: Pearl, Nest team up to provide information on resales’ energy efficiency


Some homeowners in the Charlottesville area will be able to reap the benefits of their home energy efficiency improvements in a more tangible way thanks to a new partnership between Nest Realty and Pearl National Home Certification. Announced Monday, the partnership is expected to help homeowners recoup the value of their home energy improvements read more...

News: Rooftop solar brings higher home appraisals


Homes with rooftop solar are appraised at a higher value, according to new research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. For the past few years, Berkeley Lab has been collecting data on the value of homes with solar photovoltaics compared to those without PV.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download Early studies relied on read more...

LEAP Weatherizes Workforce Housing at Hearthwood


Charlottesville, Virginia – The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) along with Weatherseal Insulation kicked off a month-long project to weatherize all 200 units of Hearthwood Apartments, an multifamily workforce housing complex in Charlottesville managed by Cannon Properties.  The project will help homeowners in need with lower energy bills as winter approaches. The work is being conducted read more...