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SolarizeAlexandria Launches to Help Residents Go Solar

SolarizeAlexandria, a program to make it easier and more affordable for residents to install solar power systems on Alexandria homes, launched September 7 and will run through November 10. The program provides a free home energy efficiency check-up and solar site assessment; discount pricing through bulk purchasing; project facilitation and qualified installation; financing and federal tax incentive options; and qualification for the City of Alexandria’s Solar Energy Equipment Tax Exemption.

New Polling Data Shows Virginians On Board with Addressing Climate Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat, participated in the release of new data showing a broad consensus on climate change and policies to cut greenhouse gas emission prepared by Stanford University Professor Jon Krosnick.

Loudoun County Green Building Efforts Pay Off in LEED Silver Rating

Leesburg, VA - May 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Loudoun County has been awarded its first LEED-certified Silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC) for a county government capital project. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally-recognized green building certification system

Seminar on Home Energy Grants & the Loudoun County Home Improvement Program Set for...

October 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Loudoun County will host a seminar on home energy retro-fit grants for low- and moderate- income homeowners and additional improvements available through the Loudoun County Home Improvement Program. The seminar will be held at 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 18, 2010, at the Sugarland Run Community Center, 200 Greenfield Court in Sterling.

Loudoun Homeowners Featured on WJLA-TV’s Home Energy Makeover

Leesburg, VA - September 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- An Ashburn family and their home are being featured on newscasts and other programs on WJLA-TV (ABC 7) throughout September as part of the National Capital Home Energy Makeover Contest.

Views at Clarendon Breaks Ground In Arlington, Virginia

Greenbelt, MD - October 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Views at Clarendon Corporation will hold a ceremony to commemorate the groundbreaking of the Views at Clarendon. This innovative mixed-use, mixed-income development, located just a half block from the Clarendon Metro station, marks a significant step in addressing Arlington's affordable housing shortage. Construction is scheduled to commence in November 2009

HUD announces $300 million in Recovery Act grants to create green public housing

$3,341,584 to Chesapeake, Virginia will increase energy efficiency, reduce costs of public housing while creating green jobs DENVER, CO - September 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama)...

Affordable Home in Richmond, Va., Earns Green Certification

Washington, D.C. - September 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new "workforce housing" home built by First Richmond Associates is the first home in the Richmond, Va., metro area to achieve certification under the National Green Building Standard.

U.S. Green Building Council to Hold LEED Workshop in Loudoun

Leesburg, VA - September 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Loudoun County Department of Construction & Waste Management is sponsoring a workshop by the U.S. Green Building Council on "LEED Core Concepts & Strategies," Monday, September 28, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Loudoun County Fire & Rescue Training Center, Auditorium 1 in the Main Building, 16600 Courage Court, Leesburg.

New Loudoun Homeless Shelter Receives Green Building Award

Leesburg, VA - June 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - From more than 2,500 nominated projects, the new Loudoun County Homeless Shelter has been selected as a Green Building of America Award-winning project and will be featured in the magazine Real Estate and Construction Review - Green Success Stories Edition.

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Arlington County Board Approves Redevelopment of Former Bob Peck Site

Ballston project incorporates office buildings, affordable housing, ground-floor retail, townhouses ARLINGTON, Va.– The Arlington County Board today approved a mixed-use project for the last unplanned...

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Scott to Tour Elizabeth River Restoration Projects to Learn More about...

On Tuesday April 25, 2017, Congressman Bobby Scott (VA-03) will meet with the Elizabeth River Project to discuss the impact of President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program and other federal programs designed to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and encourage environmental literacy