Home energy class

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Real Estate: Building Science Principles Certificate Class

Learn how homes can be more comfortable, safe, and energy efficient. This free class will prepare you to take the Building Science Principles exam with Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI). Realtors will earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUS).

The free class is Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors, 2110 Kanawha Blvd. East, Suite 201, Charleston, WV 25311.

Anyone in the real estate industry is welcome to learn how homes use and lose energy to better grow your business and save utility dollars.

Participants must complete an exam after a full day of class. The West Virginia Real Estate Commission approved 7 CEUS for this training.

Lunch will be provided by Prime Lending. Space is limited. If you register, you are expected to attend.

This class is being presented by Energy Efficient West Virginia and West Virginia Office of EnergyHave a question? Contact Xavier Walter: Xavier@EEWV.org or 609-504-2119.

EEWV member donates LED lighting to Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College

EWVCTC light donation from EEWV member
Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College in Moorefield expects to reduce utility consumption by 40% thanks to a donation of LED bulbs from ZLED Lighting, a member of Energy Efficient West Virginia.

Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (EWVCTC) recently installed the quad-pin LED bulbs designed specifically for a type of fixture commonly found in schools, hotels, and office buildings. “By replacing the 32-watt inefficient, mercury-filled fluorescent bulb with a more attractive 14-watt LED, Eastern should see its electricity bill decrease by almost half,” said Xavier Walter (center in photo), Outreach and Development Director of Energy Efficient West Virginia (EEWV). Walter helped facilitate the donation from ZLED Lighting, based in Mount Laurel, NJ.

EEWV energy efficiency services

Energy Efficiency
Success Story
Energy efficient home improvements
help a mother of three cut energy costs
and make her home healthier, safer,
and more comfortable.

Jennifer Wilkerson moved to West Virginia to start a handicapped-accessible permaculture homestead. With the responsibility of raising twin six-year-old girls and a son in a power chair with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Jennifer knew she had to make the best choices about where to spend her money on the new house.

Join EEWV today and bolster energy efficiency in the Mountain State!

Forward-thinking legislative policy
for Energy Efficiency in West Virginia

Electricity Rates in West Virginia

Electric bills went up dramatically from 2007-2011 and have remained high ever since. Something needs to be done! Read our website to learn more and contact us with any questions.
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Appalachian Voices Energy Savings Action Center

Check out the Energy Savings Action Centerby Appalachian Voices -- an online tool promoting home energy efficiency, including information about utility programs, businesses that provide energy efficiency services, and tips for simple home energy improvements.

Contact xavier@eewv.org for more information.

Saving money in your home
or Business - What you can do
Energy Efficiency Assessments
for commercial business, local governments, and schools 

Find out about free or reduced cost energy assessments that will help your business or building meet your energy management goals.

Residential Energy Efficiency: Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home

Feb. 7, 2018: 
Jesse Mancini, Parkersburg News-Sentinel - 
Company: Pleasants Power Station deal off 

Jan. 12, 2018: Max Garland, Charleston Gazette-Mail FERC denies Pleasants Power Station transfer

Dec. 27, 2017: Max Garland, Charleston Gazette-Mail - Appalachian Power files settlement to keep energy efficiency programs active

Dec. 11, 2017 - Dan Heyman, Public News Service - Energy Efficiency Program Likely to Survive Regulatory Challenge

Dec. 1, 2017 - Adranisha Stephens - Martinsburg Journal - Schools in Berkeley County receive 100 percent energy rating (Member news)

Nov. 5, 2017 - Max Garland, Charleston Gazette-Mail - PSC staffer proposes putting AEP energy efficiency program on hiatus

Oct. 19, 2017 - Dan Heyman, Public News Service - Pleasants Power Station Sale Dubbed "Corporate Welfare"

Sept. 11, 2017 - Alex Wiederspiel, WV Metro News - PSC to hear third time from public on Pleasants Power Station purchase

March 7, 2017 - Jim Ross, The State Journal - First Energy Files for Pleasants Power Station Transfer

Jan. 3, 2017 - Austin Weiford, The (Clarksburg) Exponent-Telegram - Mon Power customers will see increase in bill of about 1.9 percent

Nov. 22, 2016 - Xavier Walter - 

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