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May 13, 2013
Consider the convenient options for plugging in an electric vehicle at home. | Photo courtesy of Tony Markel , NREL 18488.
Charging Your Plug-in Electric Vehicle at Home

Learn about your options for charging a plug-in electric vehicle at home.

May 7, 2013
Biking to work helps you get some exercise while reducing your carbon footprint. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/olaser
Warm Weather and the Daily Commute

Alternative methods of commuting can be fun and rewarding.

May 6, 2013
Incubator 6 awardee Sun Number converts complex aerial data into an easy-to-understand solar suitability score ranging from 1 to 100, with 100 being the ideal rooftop for solar. | Photo courtesy of Sun Number.
Solar So Simple It Is Just a Click Away

The SunShot Initiative is working to make it easier for consumers to install solar panels on their homes.

May 1, 2013
Energy Saver can help you save energy and money this spring. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/eyedias
Saving Energy and Money this Spring: A Poem

Learn ways to save energy this spring with an Energy Saver poem.

April 26, 2013
Caulking is an easy way to reduce air leakage around your windows. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/BanksPhotos
Spring Home Maintenance: Windows, Windows, Windows!

Window maintenance this spring can save you energy and money year-round.

April 25, 2013
Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design
Think Spring, Think Local…

Enjoy the personal and environmental benefits of eating green this summer.

April 24, 2013
Earth Day Recap: Sharing Tips for Improving Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Looking for ways to save energy and money at home? Check out the tips and advice we shared on Earth Day.

April 18, 2013
Hot New Advances in Water Heating Technology

Need to replace your water heater? Learn how to choose the right model for you and what the Energy Department is doing to develop the next generation of energy-efficient and affordable water heating technologies.

April 17, 2013
This Lakewood, Colorado home was built in 1956. Brent and Mo Nelson upgraded the home with multiple solar technologies including; daylighting, passive solar and active solar. They also have an 80 gallon solar hot water heater. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Solar, Wind, Hydropower: Home Renewable Energy Installations

A guide to figuring out if solar, wind or other small renewable energy system is right for you.

April 16, 2013
Located near the Long Island Sound, Deborah Wetzel's condo is cold and drafty eight months out of the year. A home energy audit and small energy efficiency upgrades helped Wetzel improve the comfort of her home while saving money on energy bills. | Photo courtesy of Deborah Wetzel.
Small Changes Help Long Island Homeowner Save Big on Energy Costs

Profiling how a home energy audit and small energy efficiency upgrades helped one homeowner save big on her energy bills.