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"Geek Out" on Your Pumpkins this Halloween

October 5, 2012 - 2:40pm

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As the fall weather continues to cool, you’re probably already thinking of ways to save energy and maximize efficiency inside your home. EnergySaver.gov has some great tips on how to ready your home for the cooler weather ahead and increase your savings. But if you’re looking for a way to “energize” the neighborhood this Halloween (and have a little fun while you’re at it), we’ve put together a few pumpkin-carving patterns with an energy twist.

For the full-size PDFs of the patterns, please download the patterns here.

October is National Energy Action Month, so take the chance to show off your energy-saving, science-loving spirit with one of these designs. Or use your imagination and design your own energy-themed pumpkin.

Send photos of your finished product to NewMedia@hq.doe.gov and we’ll feature a few of the submissions we receive during the week of Halloween.

Happy “Energy-ween!”

Editor's note: We've added facts about the energy images depicted by each pumpkin pattern.

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