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  • 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...
  • Harford to host 2012 IECC seminar

    The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, as adopted by Harford County, takes effect July 1. To help provide better understanding of the concepts of the code, the Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits is hosting a seminar...
  • 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...
  • Renewable Energy

  • Houston doesn't have a problem

    Across most of the nation, Americans are wincing at soaring gasoline prices, struggling with rising food costs, worrying over collapsing real estate values and staring into the abyss of a looming recession. Here in Houston, Maserati sales are up 86...
  • Create eco-makeover plan for your property

    Create eco-makeover plan for your property
    New condominium and town home associations are increasingly designed to be kind to the planet and its people. But what if your community was built during the days of asbestos, leaded paint and energy-hogging systems? You can go greener, and there are good...
  • Put a lid on spiraling heating bills

    Robert Whale knew his 1920s Sears Roebuck bungalow wasn't exactly airtight, but he didn't know just how drafty it was until an energy auditor flipped on the switch to a large fan he had placed in the doorway. That buzzing coming from an upstairs bedroom?...
  • Energy efficiency incentives likely to grow

    You're probably familiar with some of the federal government's incentives for home energy efficiency -- heftier tax credits for solar panels, solar water heaters, geothermal heat pumps, heavy-duty insulation, windows, air conditioning and the like. But...