| Mar 2, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Hollins University and Emory & Henry College will receive $200,000 over the next three years to work together on an energy conservation project. The grant is from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.
Hollins has been committed to reducing its carbon...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Citizens Energy Group advised Wednesday that the typical bill of Citizens Gas residential customers in Marion County will stay about the same this winter as compared to last winter, assuming normal temperatures. The typical residential customer in...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:54 AM
Westar Energy customers who own a house 10 years or older can now assess its energy efficiency through a new HomeAudit pilot program. For just $100, homeowners can have a professional $300 audit performed that will provide them with a customized Energy...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 2:13 PM
As the cold weather sets in, energy bills creep higher.
If you think the only way to make your home more energy efficient is through costly new windows or doors, you've been duped.
A new program is helping to dispel energy myths and guide homeowners...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2008
| 4:24 AM
by Katie Fretland House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that she would be open to including expanded offshore oil drilling in an energy bill, if proponents of drilling in federal waters can prove it is a good alternative to solve......