Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open to visitors by appointment only. Please call or email from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 533
Fairfax, VA 22035

John Morrill,
Acting Director

Home Energy Resources

Educational Resources

Virginia has its very own energy efficiency education program – Virginia Energy Sense. Additionally, ENERGY STAR® and the U.S. Department of Energy offer a variety of resources for consumers. Some of their most popular web pages are highlighted below, but we encourage you to explore all that these websites have to offer.


  • Ways to Save – Browse a list of energy efficiency projects and instructions based on timeline, room type, and whether you rent or own.
  • Home Advisor – Create a home energy profile and receive custom recommendations.
  • Product Finder – Search for ENERGY STAR equipment. Filter by type, features, or manufacturer to narrow your results.
  • New Homes Partner Locator – Building a new home or performing a major renovation? Find ENERGY STAR Partners who have built certified homes in your area.

U.S. Department of Energy

  • Energy Saver – The Energy Saver webpages offer a wealth of information about heating and cooling equipment, weatherization, electricity, other fuels, and energy-efficient design.
  • Energy Saver Guide – Low/no-cost tips for saving energy and money, including equipment-specific recommendations.
  • Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Assessments - List to help pinpoint areas in your home that may need to be addressed. 
  • Do-It-Yourself Projects – Step-by-step instructions for DIY home energy projects.


Financial Resources

The websites below offer a variety of financial assistance options for energy projects.

  • Conservation Assistance Program – The Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District offers financial incentives to housing and community associations for energy and watershed conservation projects.
  • Fairfax County Solar Equipment Tax Exemption – Qualifying installations entitle the property owner to a tax exemption for five years.
  • Virginia Sales Tax Holiday – No sales tax on certain ENERGY STAR and WaterSense appliances the first weekend in August.
  • ENERGY STAR Rebate Finder  – Use your zip code to find available rebates and special offers on ENERGY STAR certified products. 
  • Federal Tax Credit – Solar equipment tax credit available through 2023.
  • Dominion Energy Programs – For Dominion Energy customers, several programs are available including home energy assessments, smart thermostat programs, appliance rebates, and home retrofits.
  • Washington Gas Programs – For Washington Gas customers, several types of equipment rebates are available.
  • Columbia Gas of Virginia Programs – For Columbia Gas of Virginia customers, several rebates for qualifying upgrades are available. 
  • Weatherization Assistance – The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development offers financial assistance for weatherization projects to low-income households.
  • Energy Assistance Program – The Virginia Department of Social Services offers bill and equipment payment assistance to eligible low-income households.


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