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Energy Efficiency

How Your At-Home Business Can Save Money By Conserving Energy

If you’re looking for a way to make your mark on the business world without compromising your at-home green sensibility, here’s what you need to know.

06/25/2014

(Kevin Rowley, a technician with Performance Systems Development, a PGW contractor, explains findings of tests of air infiltration to homeowner Anuj Gupta.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

PGW Offering Rebates For Home Energy Improvements

The Philadelphia Gas Works is launching an effort to get homeowners to do home energy audits in exchange for rebates for improving the home’s energy efficiency.

04/02/2014

(The center city Philadelphia skyline.  Credit: CBS)

Energy-Audit Deadline Arrives For Philadelphia Commercial Property Owners

It’s a new law in Philadelphia: commercial building owners must now use an EPA web site to calculate their energy usage, then report that figure annually to the city.

11/25/2013

Elliot Gold, head of PGW's "Energy Sense" carbon-reducing programs, far left, and PGW's Dan Murray, second from left, listen as Mayor Nutter praises the new program.   Credit: Pat Loeb)

PGW Offering Rebates for Energy-Saving Home Improvements

It’s the latest program in the company’s effort to reduce the region’s — and the company’s — carbon footprint.

09/17/2013

(credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Law Requires Large Buildings In Philadelphia To Report Energy Usage Annually

Whether they like it or not, owners of office towers and other large buildings in Philadelphia are going to be getting some advice from the city on how to be more energy efficient.

07/28/2013

Construction

Study: Pennsylvania Headed In Wrong Direction On Building Codes

A new study finds that Pennsylvanians could save $400 a year if the state invested in improving the energy efficiency of buildings. But, the state is going in the opposite direction.

03/16/2012

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