Tag: energy

FutureHAUS takes smart technology to the next level

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  While its Innovation Campus isn’t slated to be completed for another 10 years, Virginia Tech is already showcasing its talents...

Updated Green Building Policy sets stricter standards for new developments

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing Saturday, city council approved an update to the city’s Green Building Policy that sets stricter environmental...

Work out the right way

By Paul Roberts Working out is important to your health. It is also dangerous to work out with poor technique. As one gets older, the risk...

Letter to the Editor: Radical proposals for new transportation planning

To the editor: We all need a plan. Intuitively, we know the more complex the task, the more likely the goal will be attained with...

This summer, take a vacation from wasting energy

 As much as we look forward to summer activities, we cant forget that millions of gallons of oil are flowing into the Gulf of Mexico every day and our environmental and economic futures are threatened.