Green / Business

Home Energy Rating System analyses provided by a regional energy auditing company that help determine cost-effective energy efficiency improvements for homeowners.

"The mere fact that we exist is how we're green," said Keith Heming, director of operations. Heming said by taking in the items that are sorted and then sold or recycled, the Samaritan Center keeps 200 to 400 tons of clothing, accessories, toys and electronics out of the landfill each year.

Fishing for the future

Aquarium team hopes to save the Conasauga logperch

Move over, sturgeon.

DAYTON, Tenn. — Rhea County, Dayton and Spring City will be among several Southeast Tennessee areas that each will receive $100,000 in federal grants.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority will spend more money to put more sunshine into its energy future.

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As the bicycling coordinator for Outdoor Chattanooga, Philip Pugliese travels most days on his bike.

Beyond the Volkswagen plant, where crews work like ants constructing the new $1 billion auto assembly plant, a group of hikers marches through the woods.

The newest energy invention from Silicon Valley could help power the economy of the Tennessee Valley if local officials are successful in their bid to bring production of the device to Chattanooga.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- The annual garden tour of the University of Tennessee Extension Service looks back to a century of gardening across the state and in Bradley County.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is preparing to change the way electricity is priced to help cut the peak demand for its power.

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