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December 5, 2014
Wrap your gifts with recycled paper to reduce waste and save money. | Photo courtesy of istockphoto/diane555
Reduce Waste and Save Energy this Holiday Season

Reduce waste and save energy this holiday season whether you're shopping, eating, partying, decorating, or wrapping.

December 3, 2014
Hanging drapes or blinds soon after moving is a small step that can have an immediate effect on the comfort of your home. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/powershot.
Improving Home Efficiency and Comfort Right After a Move

It’s not always easy to make big changes to improve the energy efficiency of your home, especially after you've just moved, but small steps can immediately improve comfort while you learn about and prioritize your larger needs.

November 26, 2014
We're thankful for energy-efficient light bulbs, home energy audits, ENERGY STAR appliances, and using public transportation. | Photos courtesy of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Five Energy-Savings Things I am Thankful for this Year

In this season of mindfulness and gratitude, we spend a lot of time being thankful for everything we have including ways to save energy and money.

November 25, 2014
This month our experts answered your #AskEnergySaver questions on weatherization. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.
#AskEnergySaver: Weatherization

You asked, we answered. Our home performance expert answered your #AskEnergySaver questions on Weatherization.

November 24, 2014
The electric kettle wins the final round of #EnergyFaceoff. | Graphic by Stacy Buchanan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Electric Kettle Takes Down Microwave in Final Round of #EnergyFaceoff

The final round of #EnergyFaceoff goes to the electric kettle! See how much it can save compared to a microwave when heating water.

November 24, 2014
Microwave or electric kettle, which appliance should win the honor of heating your water? | Graphic by Stacy Buchanan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Microwave vs. Electric Kettle: Which Appliance Is in Hot Water in #EnergyFaceoff Round 4?

In the final #EnergyFaceoff round, the electric kettle takes on the microwave for the honor of heating your water.

November 21, 2014
Buying ENERGY STAR appliances saves money and energy.  | Jim Tetro, U.S. Department of Energy
Save Energy on Appliances this Holiday Season

Before the holiday shopping mayhem begins, take a look at Energy Saver's tips for finding the most energy efficient appliances.

November 19, 2014
The electric blanket takes round three of #EnergyFaceoff! | Graphic by Stacy Buchanan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Electric Blanket Delivers K.O. to Space Heater During #EnergyFaceoff Round Three

#EnergyFaceoff round three goes to the electric blanket, see how much more money it can save you over a space heater!

November 17, 2014
#EnergyFaceoff heats up with round 3… Electric blanket vs. space heater. Which is more efficient? | Graphic by Stacy Buchanan, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Electric Blanket vs. Space Heater: #EnergyFaceoff Round 3 Heats Up

#EnergyFaceoff heats up with round 3, electric blanket vs. space heater. Which is more efficient?

November 14, 2014
Guía Ahorre Energía: Consejos sobre el ahorro de dinero y energía en el hogar

Siguiendo sólo algunos de los sencillos consejos de aquí en la sección guía Ahorre Energía de nuestra página web, tú puedes crear un hogar más cómodo y más fácil de calentar y enfriar—mientras que ahorras dinero.