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June 18, 2012
Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

Summer is a great season to save energy and money in your home through lighting, energy efficiency measures in air conditioning, and landscaping.

June 13, 2012
No Garlic Necessary: Protect Your Home from Energy Vampires

Unplugging your television may not be a practical option every night, but during a long trip you can reap significant energy savings.

June 11, 2012
Save Money with Your Very Own Drapes

So, last winter I decided that I was going to get crafty and make my own blankets as an incentive to keep the thermostat low. It was a fun project, and it actually worked. I needed more blankets, so I made them. They were warm, so I used them all the time. And hey, I was proud of them! It feels good to make something you love.

June 8, 2012
Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home?

Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit she got for her home and the changes it encouraged her to make. Home energy assessments (also known as energy audits) can be a great way to learn where you're spending too much money on energy in your home. But if you have your own stories, we'd love to hear them! This week, we're asking:

June 6, 2012
My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating

My utility company offers a free energy audit, which discussed different ways to save energy.

June 4, 2012
Hot Town, Summer in the City

Summer months present plenty of opportunities to save energy—as long as you stay cool about it.

June 1, 2012
What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home?

What light bulbs do you use in your own home?

May 30, 2012
Choosing Energy-Saving Lighting Products Saves You Money

If you've been to a home improvement store lately, you've probably noticed more and more energy-saving light bulbs available on the shelves.

May 25, 2012
How Do You Spread the Word About Saving Energy?

Do you share tips about how to save energy? And if you do, how?

May 23, 2012
Saving Energy and Social Media

How many people know that both EERE and Energy Savers have Facebook pages?