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March 20, 2015
In addition to the tips mentioned below, <a href="/node/904911">check out this infographic</a> for more ways to lower your energy bills this spring. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.
10 Energy Saving Tips for Spring

Spring has arrived. Here are some tips on how to save energy and money during the warmer days ahead.

March 5, 2015
Investing in a more energy efficient water heater can save you money in the long run. | Photo courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, U.S. Department of Energy
Which Water Heater Is Right for You?

Investing in an energy efficient water heater can save you money, and using Energy Saver's comparison chart makes it easy to find the right water heater for your home.

February 19, 2015
Q&A: Financing Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Your Home through PowerSaver Loans

Steve Dunn with the Energy Department’s Building Technologies Office, Better Buildings Residential Program gives us the “411” on a new loan program – available through May 4 – that helps homeowners finance energy efficiency upgrades.

February 19, 2015
Homeowners who install small wind turbines similar to these can qualify for tax credits. | Photo courtesy of Wind Utility Consulting
IRS Issues New Tax Credit Guidance for Owners of Small Wind Turbines

Installing small, distributed wind energy systems can help homeowners and businesses save money on their energy bills.  Now that tax filing season is here, there are even more ways to financially benefit from this sustainable source of energy.

February 11, 2015
This Valentine's Day, I plan to cuddle with my dog (right) and add drapes to make my windows more energy efficient. | Left photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Right photo courtesy of Paige and Rory Terlip.
Love Your Home and It'll Love You Back

Show your home some affection this Valentine's Day with 3 energy efficient upgrades that will make your wallet love you!

February 3, 2015
Sealing air leaks will help to decrease heating and cooling costs and make your home more comfortable. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Air Leaks in Unexpected Places

Sealing air leaks will help to decrease heating and cooling costs and make your home more comfortable.

January 19, 2015
Create an #EnergyResolution to share how you plan to save money and energy in the New Year. | Graphic courtesy of Joelynn Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Start 2015 with an #EnergyResolution to Save Money and Energy All Year Long

Create an #EnergyResolution to share how you plan to save money and energy in the New Year.

December 23, 2014
Interested in a wind energy system at home? Follow these important steps. | Photo courtesy of Joe Guasti, Bergey Windpower Co., Inc..
Saving Energy and Money with Wind: 5 Steps Before You Invest in a New Wind Energy System

Make sure you understand these 5 important steps before investing in a wind energy system for your home.

December 23, 2014
¿Te interesa en un sistema eólico de energía en casa? | Photo courtesy of Joe Guasti, Bergey Windpower Co., Inc..
Ahorra energía y dinero con el viento: 5 pasos antes de invertir en un nuevo sistema eólico

¿Te interesa en un sistema eólico de energía en casa? También puedes leer sobre los siguientes 5 pasos importantes en español.

December 19, 2014
Using our heating equipment checklist can help you properly maintain your heating system this winter! | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/lionvision
Heating Equipment Checklist for Winter Comfort and Efficiency

Use this heating equipment checklist to ensure your heating system is working safely and efficiently.