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Fairfax County, Virginia

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County Energy News

Slay The Vampire Energy In Your Home This Halloween

October 29, 2019

Vampire lore originated centuries ago in Eastern Europe and has been creeping people out across the globe ever since. From Asia to Africa to the Americas, many cultures have versions of vampire stories. The fear of the blood-sucking undead has precipitated panic and violence, inspired academic papers and even given rise to mathematical proofs claiming to lay the notion of vampirism to rest once…

Top Tips for Energy Efficiency During Energy Action Month

September 30, 2019
October is Energy Action Month and presents a great opportunity to fine tune your energy-saving strategies at home, at work and on the go.

Solarize Fairfax County Results Are In

September 11, 2019
Since the Solarize Fairfax County Campaign kicked off in 2017, 156 solar contracts have been signed with the potential to generate more than 1.8 million kWh of renewable energy each year.

Fairfax County Achieves SolSmart Gold

September 11, 2019
Fairfax County is leading the way in solar energy in the state, becoming the first municipality in Virginia to receive a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program.

Announcing Fairfax County’s New Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

July 23, 2019
On July 1st, Fairfax County’s Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination (OEEC) officially launched. The new office will lead community-wide climate, energy efficiency, and renewable energy initiatives.

Fairfax County Designated SolSmart Silver

July 10, 2019
In June, Fairfax County received a Silver designation from SolSmart for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to install solar panels.

Solarize Fairfax County is Back through June 14th

April 15, 2019
Solarize, Fairfax County’s spring campaign to reduce the cost and complexity of installing solar panels, is going on now.

LED Lightbulb Exchanges Are Back

March 27, 2019
Back by popular demand, Energy Action Fairfax is once again teaming up with Fairfax County Public Library to host LED Lightbulb Exchanges at six regional libraries this spring

C-PACE Approved in Fairfax County

March 26, 2019
Fairfax County approved a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program that will make it easier for local businesses to reduce the energy consumption of their buildings.

$2.5 Million for New Energy Efficiency Projects on the Horizon

February 25, 2019
At the February 12th Environmental Committee meeting, the Board of Supervisors discussed funding $2.5 million in new energy efficiency projects.
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