| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:04 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 11:59 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...