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April 16, 2014
Earth Day is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and consider the environment. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/R9_RoNaLdO
Planning for Earth Day

Start planning some fun outdoor activities for Earth Day.

April 15, 2014
Top 4 Energy Department Inventions Saving You Energy & Money at Home

Learn how the Energy Department is helping lay the foundation for more efficient homes by developing energy-saving technologies.

April 3, 2014
Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic highlights everything you need to know to landscape for energy savings. Download a <a href="/node/898361">high resolution version</a> of the infographic or individual sections. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Landscaping

Our new infographic covers everything you need to know about energy-saving landscaping.

April 2, 2014
Ceiling fans are a great way to efficiently cool your house in the summer. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Solidago
Preparation for Warmer Temperatures

Prepare for warm weather with these home cooling tips.

March 26, 2014
Caulking can reduce heating and cooling costs and improve comfort in your home.
Planning Ahead for a Cool House

Start preparations now to ensure a cool, efficient house this summer.

March 24, 2014
Did you know: Water heaters account for nearly 17 percent of a home’s energy use, consuming more energy than all other household appliances combined. For more about water heaters, check out our <a href="/node/612476">Energy Saver 101 home water heating infographic</a>. | Photo by Eric Grigorian, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
#AskEnergySaver: Home Water Heating

Answering your questions about water heaters -- from the best type of water heater for you to low-cost actions you can take to cut your water heating bill.

March 19, 2014
Spring into Energy Savings

Take a look at your windows and window treatments to save energy this spring.

March 11, 2014
Report your qualifying energy-efficient home upgrades on your 2013 tax forms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji
Did You Use Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Last Year?

If you made qualifying energy efficiency upgrades to your home in 2013, make sure to claim your tax credit this year.

March 6, 2014
This Sunday, people across the country will spring forward an hour, marking the start to Daylight Saving Time. | Photo courtesy of iStock Photo, WoodyUpstate.
Top 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Before you set your clocks forward this weekend for the start of Daylight Saving Time, check out some of these little-known facts about the history of changing time.

February 25, 2014
Make sure your car is ready for spring snowstorms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Irishka1
Improving Fuel Economy When the Weather's Cold

Make sure your car is ready for surprise snowstorms this spring.