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March 26, 2013
Solar heating systems can be a cost-effective way to heat your home. | Photo courtesy of Solar Design Associates, Inc.
5 Cool Things about Solar Heating

Learn about whether solar heating may be an option for you.

March 20, 2013
#tipsEnergy: How to Save Energy This Spring

We asked, you shared tips for saving energy and money this spring.

March 18, 2013
Landscaping can be beautiful, but it can also help you save energy. | Photo courtesy of Photo courtesy of ©
Landscaping for Fun, Beauty, and Energy Saving

As you think about your spring landscaping, don't forget to consider ways to shade your home or save on your water use.

March 8, 2013
Installing blinds or draperies can help you save on cooling costs during the summer months. | Photo courtesy of ©
Spring Forward and Start Saving Money

The Daylight Saving Time change can be a good time to prepare your home for summer savings.

March 7, 2013
A weatherization worker drills holes to blow cellulose insulation in the interior walls of this home. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL
Living Comfortably: A Consumer’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades

A four-step guide to making your home more comfortable, energy efficient and healthy.

March 7, 2013
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February 27, 2013
You may qualify for tax credits for energy-efficient purchases. | Photo courtesy of ©
What You Need to Know About the Extended Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

If you purchased certain energy-efficient products during 2012, or plan to in 2013, you may be eligible for a tax credit.

February 22, 2013
The Biggest, Brightest Star of Energy Efficiency

As the days lengthen, use these tips to get the most out of natural lighting in your home.

February 20, 2013
#tipsEnergy: Ways to Save on Water Heating Costs

Sharing your tips for saving energy and money on water heating.

February 15, 2013
We can still teach our children to make environmentally friendly choices in a world of quickly advancing technology. | Photo courtesy of ©
Gifting Our Children with Energy Awareness

Teaching our children about energy efficiency will help them preserve their planet.