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July 11, 2012
Solar Water Heaters and the Economy

One Coloradan examines the costs and benefits of passive versus conventional water heating systems - and it's effects on property value in the long-term.

July 9, 2012
My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows

One author takes a hard look at her energy audit and strongly considers which of the recommended energy-efficient retrofits are right for her - and her family.

July 6, 2012
How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays?

Did you find any creative ways to save energy this 4th?

July 2, 2012
Save a Little Energy this 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency.

June 29, 2012
What Do You Set Your Thermostat to?

What temperature do you set your thermostat to in the summer?

June 25, 2012
Training Your Thermostat to Save Money… and Energy!

While at work, sleeping or on a summer vacation, if you set the temperature up for eight per day, you will see significant energy-cost savings.

June 22, 2012
What Are Your Top Tips for Saving Energy?

What tips do you have for saving energy this summer?

June 20, 2012
The Challenge: Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings Across the Nation

Businesses across the country are also taking steps to improve their energy efficiency and reduce costs for American companies.

June 18, 2012
Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

Summer is a great season to save energy and money in your home through lighting, energy efficiency measures in air conditioning, and landscaping.

June 13, 2012
No Garlic Necessary: Protect Your Home from Energy Vampires

Unplugging your television may not be a practical option every night, but during a long trip you can reap significant energy savings.

June 11, 2012
Save Money with Your Very Own Drapes

So, last winter I decided that I was going to get crafty and make my own blankets as an incentive to keep the thermostat low. It was a fun project, and it actually worked. I needed more blankets, so I made them. They were warm, so I used them all the time. And hey, I was proud of them! It feels good to make something you love.

June 8, 2012
Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home?

Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit she got for her home and the changes it encouraged her to make. Home energy assessments (also known as energy audits) can be a great way to learn where you're spending too much money on energy in your home. But if you have your own stories, we'd love to hear them! This week, we're asking:

June 6, 2012
My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating

My utility company offers a free energy audit, which discussed different ways to save energy.

June 4, 2012
Hot Town, Summer in the City

Summer months present plenty of opportunities to save energy—as long as you stay cool about it.

June 1, 2012
What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home?

What light bulbs do you use in your own home?

May 30, 2012
Choosing Energy-Saving Lighting Products Saves You Money

If you've been to a home improvement store lately, you've probably noticed more and more energy-saving light bulbs available on the shelves.

May 25, 2012
How Do You Spread the Word About Saving Energy?

Do you share tips about how to save energy? And if you do, how?

May 23, 2012
Saving Energy and Social Media

How many people know that both EERE and Energy Savers have Facebook pages?

May 21, 2012
Simple Summer Savings

There are many tips for saving energy and energy costs in the upcoming months of unending heat and humidity.

May 18, 2012
How Do You Save Energy With Your Electronics?

Do you have any tips for saving energy with your home electronics?

May 17, 2012
Goodbye, Watts. Hello, LUMENS!

One man's quest to replace his old incandescents with new bulbs to save energy and money on his electricity bill.

May 14, 2012
Dear 30% of Gamers: Here's an Easy Way to Save Some Money

A couple of years ago, I wrote an incredibly nerdy post about videogame consoles and energy. (I'm still stupidly proud of that lame Castlevania reference in the first line. Seriously.)

May 11, 2012
Do You Have Your Own Tips for Saving Fuel?

Do you have any other ideas for saving gas this summer?

May 9, 2012
A Few Simple Steps for Better Gas Mileage

One woman's quest to improve fuel economy on her family's summer roadtrip with simple maintenance and other easy techniques.

May 7, 2012
Good for the Community, Good for the Globe

One woman's quest to find the perfect summer kale, a leafy green that's both spicy and also good for the environment.