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Gas pipeline only addresses symptoms

...Model T got 25 mpg), we commute 32 miles a day and we heat 2,000-square-foot homes. Let's face it, we are energy hogs. So yes, building a natural gas pipeline makes sense. But it does not fix our addiction - it prolongs it. Sound...
Construction projects, big and little

...we're in the process of jumping. Step one was the energy audit. Our audit told us what we already knew: Our home is an energy hog. Step two is to do something about it. Springtime is a beautiful time of the year to work on home renovation projects...
Governor's Mansion slated for energy funds

...Governor's Mansion in Juneau to improve energy efficiency. "That doesn't bother me, the governor's residence is an energy hog," said Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau. Egan, of course, is a previous resident of the mansion himself, as his father...
Appetite of US energy use is the point, not Obama's emotion

...the spill. (Plug it with Grover Norquist, perhaps?) Here's reality: We Americans lead the world's list of energy hogs. We're addicted to oil, foreign and domestic. We can't ban offshore drilling unless we reduce our oil appetites...
Making a power play

...fitting question, now that we depend on Internet connectivity. Plain and simple, the computer itself is not much of an energy hog. The two physical components in a computer that consume the most wattage are the hard drive and the fans. The problem...
Please remember to leave the lights on

...on the pipes for the baseboard heaters, and only two inches of fiberglass in the walls. Our home was, and is, an energy hog. But our home is not quite the hog it used to be. When our oil-fired boiler quit working last spring we removed the...


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