ResourcesOnline Resources

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

The Campaign for Home Energy Assistance LIHEAP homepage

Energy Efficiency for All

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Department of Energy Weatherization Program homepage

Department of Energy Weatherization Multifamily Retrofit Tools And Workforce Resources page

Department of Energy Better Buildings Energy Data Accelerator Resources Toolkit

Information on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) from NRDC

National Housing Trust’s Green Preservation Page

Information on PACE (Project Assessed Clean Energy) Programs:
PACE Nation
Mid-Atlantic Pace Alliance

Stories

Case Studies:

Energy efficiency makes Charlottesville homes more comfortable

Saying goodbye to sky-high bills: how energy efficiency helps Falls Church families thrive

More affordable energy bills help this Virginia family save money for what counts

Virginia energy efficiency companies hire locally, deliver savings and comfort to families across the Commonwealth

How energy efficiency—yes, energy efficiency—brings Virginia families closer together

Videos:

Documents

Energy Efficiency and its Relationship to Household Income in Multifamily Rental Housing 
A 2012 study by Dr.Gary Pivo at the University of Arizona that examines the energy efficiency of multifamily rentals in comparison to other housing types and its relationship to household income.

The Impact of Energy Efficient Design and Construction on LIHTC Housing in Virginia
Housing Virginia and Virginia Tech’s Center for Housing Research released this 2014 study that demonstrates the impact of energy efficient construction requirements in affordable rental housing. The report shows that the average resident of an energy efficient apartment saves $54 per month on their electricity bill, which amounts to $648 annually.

Multifamily Housing and Energy Efficiency: An Opportunity for Virginia to Lead
A report published in November 2017 by the Multifamily Energy Efficiency Coalition.

Utility-Sector Energy Efficiency Performance in the Commonwealth of Virginia (ACEEE)

Virginia LIHEAP state fact sheet