This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy team (AIRE). This county program helps you make smart energy decisions that save you money and leaves a lighter footprint on the environment. Got a question? Email us at [email protected]!
It’s Earth Day and being energy-efficient just got a whole lot easier. Arlington residents can now plug into the first Energy Lending Library in the country to help identify energy waste in homes and provide energy efficiency solutions.
Now available with the swipe of your library card (and for free) are:
Thermal imaging cameras that indicate where insulation is missing and where air leaks occur in homes.
Energy meters to understand how much electricity appliances and electronics use. Understanding energy use in the home is the first step toward a “greener” home.
A curated booklist offering energy saving tips to complete “do-it-yourself” energy efficiency projects that save energy and money. Books are for adults and kids with a few in Spanish, too.
The Energy Lending Library was created by the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) in partnership with Arlington Public Library.
Also, don’t miss out on the LED bulb swaps happening this Saturday and Sunday at Central Library. Bring in one old incandescent light bulb and exchange it for an energy efficient LED bulb, at no cost!
One LED per household, while supplies last!
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Grab some friends and sign up for Parks & Rec’s Eugene J. Green Memorial Winter Basketball League! Adults 18+ can register teams of up to 12 people for the ten-game season. Cost is $765 per team. Games are Mondays and/or Wednesdays at Arlington Mill Community Center starting the week of Jan. 4. Sign up here by Dec. 11.
NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.
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