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A Greener Charlottesville: "Energy Matters" Web Exclusive

By: Myles Henderson Email
By: Myles Henderson Email

Since January 2nd the Charlottesville Community Design Center has hosted and exhibit devoted to the importance of energy, called "Energy Matters." The exhibit has information that can be used to reduce household energy use, saving you money. Eric Gilchrist, Project Coordinator for the SPARK! Program says, "Energy efficiency is the fastest, cleanest, and cheapest way to achieve energy independence. It's cheaper than solar energy, cheaper than coal and it's the fastest way to get there as well. We have a lot of ways that we can improve and if we improve energy efficiency we save money, your own money."

Friday January 30th is the last day to see the "Energy Matters" exhibit. But if you can't make it out to the Charlottesville Community Design Center check out a web exclusive look at the exhibit right here at WCAV.TV.

For more information about energy saving ideas in Charlottesville and in your home visit the SPARK! Website at

If your interested in saving money and reducing your carbon footprint by saving energy be sure to attend a series of free workshops at the CCDC.
Home Energy Savings for Homeowners
Tuesday February 10th from 6 PM to 7:15 PM
Home Energy Savings for Renters
Wednesday, February 18th from 6 PM to 7:15 PM

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