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VA Sales Tax Holiday 8/5-8/7 on Energy Star + WaterSense Products


This weekend (August 5-7, 2016) is the Virginia Sales Tax Holiday, which this year combines back-to-school supplies, emergency preparedness and energy- and water-saving products. Get all the details here. Eligible ENERGY STAR and Water Sense items include: — Dishwashers — Clothes washers and dryers — Air conditioners — Ceiling fans — Lightbulbs — Dehumidifiers read more...

Solarize Charlottesville returns June 20-August 20


Momentum for solar surging as prices keep dropping www.solarizecville.org After two successful campaigns in 2014 and 2015 and with momentum for solar power gaining across Virginia, Solarize Charlottesville returns for two months this summer to give area homeowners — and businesses and nonprofits — a chance to soak up the sun and the savings. read more...

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...