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March 28, 2012

When you hear the words "energy" and "parenting" in the same sentence, the first thing you may think of is parents' own energy.

March 21, 2012
Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off

One man jubilantly welcomes the spring and recounts the energy efficient choices he and his roommate made the previous winter.

March 19, 2012
March Madness: Slam Dunk Energy Efficiency

Keep in mind the importance of sparing the real madness by working toward a sustainable energy future.

March 16, 2012
Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site

For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site.

March 14, 2012
Driving Green: Spring has Sprung, but don't 'Spring Ahead'

With gas prices skyrocketing, it may be time to evaluate your driving habits.

March 12, 2012
Hitting a Home Run for Clean Energy

Spring. With gentle breezes, blooming flowers, and warm sunshine, the season marks the beginning of fun outdoor activities—picnics, camping, hikes, and the classic American pastime—baseball. In the past five years, major league baseball teams have increasingly made strides in greening up their stadiums. Here are several examples of teams that are hitting a home run for clean energy:

March 9, 2012
How are you planning for efficient landscaping this spring?

This week, Amanda reminded us the Energy Savers website provides information about energy efficient landscape design. Landscaping according to the region in which you live, incorporating shading and windbreak concepts, and conserving water can save you money and energy at home.

March 7, 2012
Digging Into Efficient Landscaping This Spring

Preparing for its seasonal cycle, the warmth from the sun is growing stronger, and with temperatures slowly increasing, I was able to dine on the patio at my local coffee shop this weekend.

March 6, 2012
This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012

This month, it was all about heat! Are you trying to decide whether or not to use your fireplace, space heater, or your heat at all?

February 28, 2012
Thinking of Your Thermostat for Savings This Winter

This has certainly been an unusual winter for most of the country.