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Energy Masters at Work: First Work Day Results

Posted on December 17, 2015

Saturday, December 5th marked the first work day for our newly trained Energy Masters volunteers, who completed their training last month. The newly trained volunteers were joined by a solid team of returning energy masters, totally 29 volunteers for the day. These volunteers logged roughly 200 volunteer service hours in one day. A huge thanks Continue Reading »

Make the Switch & Get a FREE LED Bulb!

Posted on September 14, 2015

From our friends in the Arlington Department of Environmental Services … Make the Switch & Get a FREE LED Bulb! Ready to switch to the most efficient, durable, versatile light bulb available today? Be Smart, Think LED! Bring an old incandescent bulb to one of our light switch events, and AIRE will give you an Continue Reading »

Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program Expands to Alexandria

Posted on August 19, 2015

Energy Masters Volunteer Training Program Expands to Alexandria The award-winning Energy Masters program, which trains volunteers in energy efficiency, water conservation, and community education and outreach, is expanding to Alexandria. Alexandria joins program partners EcoAction Arlington , Arlington Thrive, and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) in developing a corps of volunteers who, upon completion of an Continue Reading »

Get Active with EcoAction Arlington in August: County Fair, Energy Masters and More

Posted on August 6, 2015

Get Active with EcoAction Arlington in August Join EcoAction Arlington (and Volunteer with Us) at the Arlington County Fair! August 7 – 9 Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 Second Street South The Arlington County Fair is one of the largest, free events on the East coast and has been providing quality entertainment for more than Continue Reading »

Energy Masters Volunteers

Apply to Become an Energy Master Today!

Posted on July 31, 2015

Become an Energy Master! Modeled after the successful master gardeners training program, the award-winning Energy Masters program trains corps of volunteers in energy efficiency and water conservation techniques and in community education and outreach. Once trained, volunteers contribute 40 hours of community service over the course of a year, at which point they become certified. Continue Reading »

Celebrate Earth Day at Go Gaga for Green on 4/25

Posted on March 26, 2015

Where’s the place to be for Earth Day? Go Gaga for Green Join us at this family-friendly, community-wide gathering to celebrate Earth Day Saturday, April 25 – 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mason’s Founders Hall – Arlington Campus, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201 Tickets are on sale now with early-bird ticket prices ending on March 31. Continue Reading »

Commerical Lighting Rebate – Apply by 2/27

Posted on February 12, 2015

Thinking about upgrading to more energy efficient lighting? If you are in Arlington and are served by Dominion Virginia Power under a commercial rate, now is the time to upgrade, thanks to the AIRE Lighting Rebate Program offered in partnership with EcoAction Arlington. Through the program, you can replace your existing lighting fixtures with new, Continue Reading »

Going Solar Series: Part 1 of 3 ~ Nuts and Bolts

Posted on December 17, 2014

Join the Arlington Solar Co-op A new solar co-op is now being formed in Arlington. The Arlington Solar Co-op is part of a local, grass roots effort organized by’ EcoAction Arlington , the’ Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE)‘ and’ Virginia SUN’ (a program of Community Power Network), a local non-profit that helps communities go solar. A final information session Continue Reading »

Energy Masters Strike Again!

Posted on December 15, 2014

Many thanks to the more than 30 Energy Masters volunteers who spent this past Saturday making energy efficiency and water conservation improvements in the homes of 29 families living at Virginia Gardens. In addition to these improvements, volunteers provided education to residents to encourage behavior change in energy and water usage for long-term benefit. These Continue Reading »

Special Energy Offer for EcoAction Arlington Members and Energy Masters

Posted on November 13, 2014

‘  ‘  Once again, EcoAction Arlington and the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) have teamed up to provide a special offer to members of EcoAction Arlington and volunteers with the Arlington Energy Masters program to receive a home energy check-up from a LEAP certified energy efficiency expert for only $35 ($45 for others)! What do Continue Reading »