| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Beverly Findlay-Kaneko has used her memories of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan two years ago to start making a change in her new home of Huntington Beach.
Findlay-Kaneko was in Japan when those natural disasters led to three...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Faced with the challenge of keeping a historic mansion warm for elderly residents while reining in costs, the nonprofit organization that operates the 18th-century Chase-Lloyd House in Annapolis is turning to 21st-century techniques to save the day....
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Maryland's state government desperately wants you to plug up your leaky house in order to use less electricity. To get homeowners on board, the Empower Maryland program is offering 50 percent rebates of up to $3,150 on retrofit projects that make your...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Whether it's drilling off shore for oil and natural gas, developing wind farms off the coast or a combination of the two, energy policy proposals from candidates of both parties seeking federal office could be a boon for Hampton Roads.
At first glance...
| Mar 11, 2012
There aren't many companies whose business plans include convincing their customers to use less of their product.
Imagine the cashier at your local McDonald's trying to talk you out of super-sizing your value meal.
"Sir, you could really make do with...
| Mar 11, 2012
Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
| Mar 11, 2012
• Owner: Public
• Founded: 1967
• Sector: Education
• Company description: Northampton Community College serves more than 16,000 students each year in degree and certificate programs, and an additional 21,000 community residents...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Comprehensive home energy audits can save home owners big money on utility bills once the heat loss is identified.
So what's a comprehensive home energy audit? In the final part of my energy saving series we identify the problems and deficiencies...
| Dec 14, 2011
In the first auction of Gulf-based leases since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP submitted 11 high bids for drilling leases....
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Rather than the Washington political circus that undoubtedly will mark Congress' upcoming hearings into the collapse of Solyndra, the government-subsidized solar panel maker, the company's problems should be viewed as an unfortunate bump in the road...