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Energy and Resource Industries

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  • A push to get lenders to reward energy efficiency in homes

    WASHINGTON — For the growing numbers of home purchasers who care about energy efficiency, it's the ultimate "green" goal: Lenders should recognize the net savings that energy improvements provide to property owners and take them into account when...
  • Gloucester school officials eye energy audit of Petsworth to save money

    Gloucester school officials are soliciting bids on an energy audit of Petsworth Elementary School to try and save money in a couple of areas. Petsworth was selected for the energy audit because school officials are exploring all alternatives to...
  • GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades

    GCC turns to campus infrastructure upgrades
    After years of grappling with budget cuts, Glendale Community College is poised to invest millions of dollars in campus infrastructure improvements. The focus of about $2.3 million in spending planned for later this year will be to make the campus...
  • Study: Cars to Get 37.2 MPG by 2040

     
    The government's Energy Information Administration released its 2014 Annual Energy Outlook report, which had plenty of nuggets on what it expects Americans to drive between now and 2040. EIA expects overall vehicle-miles traveled to increase, on average,...
  • Energy Audits Can Save Big Money

    Energy Audits Can Save Big Money
    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...
  • PPL working to reduce demand, improve reliability

    PPL working to reduce demand, improve reliability
    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...
  • Don't let your house leak money

    Don't let your house leak money
    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...
  • Northampton Community College

    Northampton Community College
    • 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...
  • Cool solution for a warming planet

    Cool solution for a warming planet
    It seems that Baltimore is keeping pace with the rest of the country and the world: It's getting hotter. On Aug. 1, The Sun reported that July was the hottest July — actually the hottest month — ever for Baltimore. One day later, we learned...
  • Solyndra's failure doesn't discredit the larger solar power industry

    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...
  • Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels

    Yale Students Push For Divesting in Fossil Fuels
    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. Today, the...