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Va. celebrates Columbus Day with tax holiday

This weekend's tax free holiday in Virginia could buy you more than just energy efficient appliances and electronics.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 03:29pm EDT

Tags: tax free holiday, Columbus Day, Kristi King

Do you know the hidden costs of making breakfast at home?

Some countertop appliances cost more to operate than to buy, says the founder of a Bethesda lab that offers an independent analysis of those costs.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 03:13pm EST

Tags: Neal Augenstein, Savenia Labs, John Jabara,

Empowerhouse more than just energy-efficient (PHOTOS)

A new home for two local families also stands as a public model of energy efficiency and affordability.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 06:43am EST

Tags: empowerhouse, Andrew Mollenbeck, Lakiya Culley, Habitat for Humanity

D.C. unveiling energy efficient, affordable home

District of Columbia officials are unveiling a new affordable and energy efficient home.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 03:18am EST

Tags: empowerhouse,

Clean energy jobs growing

"I think people are becoming more and more educated to the benefits of building a more green, energy-efficient home," said Mark Lancaster, owner of Middletown-based Lancaster Craftsmen Builders.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Lancaster Craftsmen Builders, remodeling, Middletown, Md.

Energy-saving homes debut in Frederick

The 55 homes will feature cost-saving, green technology, including solar panels, energy recovery ventilation and geothermal pipes.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 05:42am EST

Tags: Nexus, Frederick, david burd, green homes

Say goodbye to the incandescent bulb

The new year marks the beginning of the incandescent lightbulb's initial phase out.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 01:25pm EST

Tags: lightbulb, Paula Wolfson, CFL, LED, energy,