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February 22, 2012
Energy Department Makes a Difference Helping Students’ Careers

To stay a top competitor in today’s global economy, we need to make sure that students who aspire to be the next generation of America’s scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs can get the hands-on experience and training they need to lead our industries and businesses.

February 20, 2012
Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine!

A quick internet search will provide you a list of retailers who are cutting down their prices on ENERGY STAR products this President’s day, many of them also providing buy-back programs for old appliances and even offering appliance rebates!

February 16, 2012
How Did You Celebrate Valentine's Day Efficiently?

Perhaps you took the bus to dinner instead of driving, kept the television off for the night, or used candles instead of lights?

February 14, 2012
Fuel Economy Valentines

What’s more romantic this Valentine’s Day than taking a drive with your sweetheart?

February 13, 2012
TV or Not TV

According to the Nielsen Company, about 54% of homes in the U.S. had three or more television sets in 2009.

February 10, 2012
How Efficient is Your Fireplace?

In the middle of winter, fireplaces are a popular topic.

February 7, 2012
Oh, the (Energy-Related) Stories I Have Heard...

I don't have an interesting tidbit, video, or page to link to today, so I thought I would share a few things I've heard people say about saving energy.

February 6, 2012
Light My Fire...Or Yours

It comes as no surprise that 9-out-of-10 American homes burned wood for heat a little more than a century ago.

February 2, 2012
This Month on Energy Savers: January 2012

In the coldest parts of winter, we've turned our thoughts toward the best seasonal tips, conservation of water and lighting power, and what's new in 2012. If you've missed any of January's posts, here's a recap.

February 1, 2012
Green Up Your Next Movie Night!

Winter. For many of us, the season means hot chocolate, winter sports, exercise indoors, and the classic American pastime—movie night.