The American Geophysical Union is spending $41 million to turn its 20-year-old Dupont Circle headquarters into one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the country.
For the second year in a row, the Environmental Protection Agency says the D.C. region tops the nation for the number of Energy Star-certified buildings.
Forget spring cleaning. This season, do some sustainable cleaning. A few minor projects can make your home more sustainable and save you a lot of money in the long run. An environmental expert offers his best tips.
This weekend\’s tax free holiday in Virginia could buy you more than just energy efficient appliances and electronics.
Some countertop appliances cost more to operate
than to buy, says the founder of a Bethesda lab
that offers an independent analysis of those
A new home for two local families also stands as a
public model of energy efficiency and
\”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.
The 55 homes will feature cost-saving, green technology, including solar panels, energy recovery ventilation and geothermal pipes.
The new year marks the beginning of the incandescent lightbulb\’s initial phase out.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.