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October 28, 2015
VIDEO: Bringing Energy Pumpkins to Life

Watch the Energy Department's digital team bring solar panels, an atom and a wind turbine to life in spooky, candlelit time-lapse -- and get inspired to carve energy pumpkins of your own.

October 27, 2015
Creatures of the National Labs

This Energyween, take a look at the spooky (and not-so-spooky) critters that call the National Labs home.

October 26, 2015
This Halloween, keep ghosts and goblins at bay -- while saving energy and money -- with these home energy efficiency tricks. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Efficiency Tricks to Stop Your Energy Bill from Haunting You

Don't let your energy bill give you a scare this Halloween. Check out our frightfully easy tips to save energy and money at home.

October 23, 2015
5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

Here at, we take Halloween -- make that Energyween -- very seriously. Get in the festive spirit with one of these 5 homemade energy-themed costume ideas!

October 22, 2015
West Virginia University and University of Roma Tor Vergata's STILE House took first place in our Fan Favorite poll. | Graphic by <a href="/node/1332956">Carly Wilkins</a>, U.S. Department of Energy.
Solar Decathlon 2015: Fan Favorite Poll Results

Find out who took the top five spots in our Solar Decathlon Fan Favorite poll!

October 21, 2015
Check out our <a href="/node/780416">Energy Saver 101 infographic</a> for everything you need to know about home heating.
#HeatChat @Energy: Ask Us Your Home Heating Questions

Have questions about how to prepare your home for the winter months ahead? Join us Thursday, October 22 at 1 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat.

October 16, 2015
"Energize" Your Neighborhood with Energy-Themed Pumpkins

Now through Halloween, we're highlighting scarily effective ways to save energy -- and money -- at home. Get started with our energy-themed pumpkin stencils!

October 15, 2015
The Energy Department is developing alternatives to hydrofluorocarbons, which are used in supermarket refrigeration, air conditioners and more. | Photo by I-5 Design & Manufacture.
A Global Effort to Phase Down Hydrofluorocarbons

The Energy Department is part of the global effort to scale back the use of refrigerants thousands of times more potent than CO2.

October 14, 2015
The History of Electricity at the White House

Find out what it's taken to power 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue since the 1890s. And which President refused to touch the light switches.

October 13, 2015
National Labs are working with industry to make fluorescent lighting more environmentally friendly by reducing the need for rare earth elements. | iStock photo.
Better Fluorescent Lighting Through Physics

National labs are working with industry to make fluorescent lights more environmentally friendly.