June 2020

Advocating for Energy Efficient Building Codes

andrea, June 29, 2020

June 26, 2020: FACS Board Chair Eric Goplerud presented testimony in favor of adoption of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code IECC without for new residential construction.  Energy codes are a cost-effective way for cities and local governments to cut carbon emissions, eliminate energy waste, improve comfort and health for building occupants, and increase housing… Read more »

FACS is Seeking New Board Members

andrea, June 24, 2020

FACS is seeking new board members! Individuals from a diversity of faith traditions and ethnicities are welcome and encouraged to apply. Access the board application and materials here Apply by July 27th!

Climate activists must be anti-racism activists

andrea, June 8, 2020

On Thursday, June 4th 2020 we celebrated our 2020 FACS Sustainability Champions in a virtual awards ceremony. The program was beautiful and a much-needed reminder of the dedicated community leaders working toward sustainability and equity solutions right here in Fairfax County. And yet, our hearts are heavy as we mourn the lives of George Floyd, Breonna… Read more »

Jeff McKay Sustainability Vision 2030

andrea, June 5, 2020

June 4, 2020- Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Jeff McKay shared his Vision 2030 for a sustainable Fairfax County at the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions annual Sustainability Champions Awards. His video comments pulled together the many environmental initiatives underway in the County, from solar to storm water management, and painted of picture of… Read more »