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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 ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji
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 ©iStockphoto.com/boggy22
Gifting Our Children with Energy Awareness

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

February 11, 2013
Saving energy allows you to spend that money elsewhere.
Save Energy, Save Date Night

Save money by saving energy this Valentine's Day.

February 6, 2013
Visitors tour the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. | Photo by Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
Recognizing Innovation in Green Building

Across the nation, organizations and associations are awarding innovative green building through events like Solar Decathlon.

January 30, 2013
A warm fireplace can save you energy and money with proper maintenance. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Pgiam.
BRRR…5 Ways to Maximize Your Fireplace and Chimney Efficiency

A well-maintained fireplace can keep you warm and save energy this winter.

January 24, 2013
Recycling your old electronics is easy and good for the environment. | Photo by Nicki Johnson, NREL 15669.
Cleaning Out? Don't Forget to Recycle!

Recycling can provide you with many reasons to feel good about cleaning up your home.