September 2020

Fifth Annual Virginia Climate Crisis Forum: Reducing the Energy Burden in Post-Pandemic Virginia

andrea, September 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed dramatic health inequities that highlight the underlying conditions that threaten the health and well-being of communities of color and low-income communities. The energy inefficiency of housing in Virginia is one of these conditions that must be addressed. Communities of color and low-income homeowners and renters pay more for utilities per… Read more »

Holy Comforter Receives Town of Vienna Sustainability Award

andrea, September 1, 2020

On August 19th, 2020 the Church of the Holy Comforter became the first House of worship to be certified as meeting the Town of Vienna’s Sustainability Challenge (see attached photo of presentation).  To be certified an organization must earn at least 60 points across five categories:  reducing building energy consumption, lowering water use, reducing product… Read more »