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January 13, 2012
Have You Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains?

This week, Elizabeth shared her retail adventures in the clearance section of a store where she picked up some LED light strings at bargain prices.

January 10, 2012
Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping

Ah, January. It's still cold and it's still dark all the time, but now all the cheerful Christmas lights have come down so there's nothing to break up the monotony. What's there to do?

January 9, 2012
Musings on Water (and Power)

My household water comes from a well, and every drop of water that I use in the house has to be pumped out of the ground by an electrically operated pump; therefore, the less water I use, the less the pump has to operate, and the less electricity is used.

January 6, 2012
FAQs: Have Tax Credits Been Extended Into 2012?

Since we know everyone likes to save money and energy - preferably at the same time - here is the rundown on what you can get tax credits for, and how long you have to get them.

January 3, 2012
New Years Revolutions

Happy New Year to all you Energy Savers out there!

December 28, 2011
This Month on Energy Savers: December 2011

It's officially winter, and we hope you're all staying safe and warm through the holiday season! For our December recap, we're including a few highlights from 2011.

December 27, 2011
Top 10 Most Popular Energy Savers Web Pages of 2011

2011 proved to be another successful year for consumers wanting to save money and energy at home.

December 20, 2011
How do You Save Energy During the Holidays?

There are plenty of ways to save money & energy even now by doing little – and even fun – things to reduce our utility bills and use less energy overall.

December 19, 2011
We’ve Got Saving Energy All Wrapped Up

Every year at holiday time thousands of pounds of wrapping paper is produced, using exorbitant amounts of energy, and quickly discarded just moments after opening your shiny new object.

December 14, 2011
Energy Savers Blog Policy Change

The main reason the Energy Savers Blog exists is to communicate saving money & energy at home with you: the consumer.

December 13, 2011
Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs to Solve Our Energy Challenges

One of the most important things we can do to provide for a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren is find new ways to unlock our ingenuity.

December 12, 2011
Saving Energy Down South

I spent Thanksgiving week in Arizona with my parents, who are very energy conscious although my father says “I find my thoughts are more of efficiency than saving the planet, however the results are the same.”

December 9, 2011
FAQs: Copyrighted Images and Text on the Website

All of the material on Energysavers.gov is copyright-free, and is in the public domain.

December 6, 2011
Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland

It's that time again. It's "X shopping days until Christmas," you're maybe a touch stressed from trying to get a lot of work done despite holiday parties and shopping trips, and, to top it off, it's cold out.

December 5, 2011
Energy Efficiency Hits from the Doors (and Windows)

Our 1970's-vintage house always seemed a bit too welcoming when howling winter winds swept up Colorado's foothills.

December 2, 2011
FAQs: Looking for Rebates

One of the most popular questions we receive in the Energy Savers mailbox is about taking advantage of rebates after buying an item.

November 29, 2011
This Month on Energy Savers: November 2011

The holiday season is in full swing. We've been focusing on ways to keep our homes warm during the cold months of winter, whether we're home or on vacation.

November 28, 2011
Saving Energy: The Next Generation

Have you heard of America’s Home Energy Education Challenge? It’s a challenge—designed to get students in grades 3-8 to help their families and communities embrace home energy efficiency.

November 23, 2011
Are You Planning to Buy Energy-Efficient Products on Black Friday?

If you're doing any Black Friday shopping, will you be looking for energy efficiency ratings using the EnergyGuide or Energy Star labels? Why or why not?

November 21, 2011
Black Friday Savings All Year ’Round

On Friday, shoppers across the country will flock to stores and retailers seeking the best bargains of the holiday season.

November 17, 2011
How Do You Save Energy While on Vacation?

What steps do you take to save energy at home or on the road while you're on vacation?

November 16, 2011
Take a Vacation from Your Energy Bill

It’s already the middle of November, meaning it’s time to begin preparing for holiday vacations.

November 15, 2011
New Calculator Helps You Buy the Energy-Saving Vehicle of Your Dreams

Every day, people across America are making the choice to buy energy-efficient vehicles that save energy and money, protect the environment, and help reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil.

November 10, 2011
What Inspires You to Save Money and Energy at Home?

This week we heard from Ernie, who talked about the inspiration of music, and Drew pointed out the shorter days of the season which inspired him to take a closer look at lighting timers.

November 8, 2011
Inspiration of Music

Music, I believe, is an overlooked motivator for folks wanting to become more energy savvy.