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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
$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)...
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.
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.
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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