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June 29, 2015
Enjoy the open road while keeping your fuel costs low! | Photo courtesy of
Make Your Next Road Trip Fuel Efficient

Enjoy the open road this summer and keep your fuel costs low with these driving tips.

June 18, 2015
Proper maintenance can help keep your air conditioner running efficiently and prolong the life of the unit. | Photo courtesy of
A Home Cooling Strategy for Lower Energy Bills

Keep your family and your wallet happy this summer by properly maintaining your air conditioner and planning an energy efficient home cooling strategy.

May 27, 2015
Every drop counts! Make sure you are doing your part to save water. | Photos courtesy of Jason Flakes, U.S. Department of Energy
Conserving Water, One Drop at a Time

Looking for ways to conserve water? Start in the bathroom!

May 26, 2015
Our energy expert answered your questions about vehicle fuel efficiency. | Photo courtesy of ©
#AskEnergySaver: Fuel Efficiency

Just in time for the busy summer driving season, our energy expert answers your questions about vehicle fuel efficiency.

May 18, 2015
Use planning tools from to save fuel and money on your summer road trips. | Photo courtesy of Pat Corkery/NREL.
Online Planning Tools Make Road Trips a Snap

Planning a road trip? Use these tools to plan your route and save fuel and money.

May 11, 2015
Now's your chance to ask Energy Department experts your questions about saving energy. This month, we're answering your questions about vehicle fuel efficiency. | Photo courtesy of ©
#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Fuel Efficiency Questions

Have questions about vehicle fuel efficiency? Now's your chance to ask the experts at the Energy Department.

May 6, 2015
Designing a landscape around your climate is key to maximizing energy-savings. | Photo courtesy of
Spruce Up Your Home for Spring and Summer

Is your home ready for warmer temperatures? Check out these tips to ensure your home is ready to save energy and money as summer sets in!

April 20, 2015
Energy Department employee Bill Vandermeer tunes a bicycle as part of Earth Day events at National Renewable Energy Laboratory last year. Biking to work can help you reduce carbon emissions and save money. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
#MySmallAct: 10 Simple Ways to Go Green and Save Green This Earth Day

How are you saving energy this Earth Day? Send us a Tweet using #MySmallAct.

April 13, 2015
Rain barrels collect rain water and provide a free source of fresh water for your lawn. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto/schulzie
Sustainability Around the House

Spring has sprung. Check out the latest Energy Saver blog to make sure you are using sustainable landscaping practices this year!

March 23, 2015
Residential solar energy systems such as these in a Boulder, Colorado neighborhood are eligible for tax credits through 2016. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Energy Efficiency Tax Credits, Rebates and Financing: What Options Are Available for You?

Learn about what type of financial assistance is available to make energy efficient purchases more affordable.