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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.

January 31, 2012
Be a Lean, Mean, Green Eating Machine

The link between nationwide health improvement and energy efficiency efforts is strong.

January 27, 2012
What Are Your Favorite Winter Energy Savings Tips?

We want to know which winter energy savings tips you've tried.

January 25, 2012
New Lighting Facts Label: Takes the Guess Work Out of Shopping for Light Bulbs

If you're like me, it sometimes feels overwhelming standing at the store and staring at a big wall of light bulbs, trying to understand all the lighting choices.

January 23, 2012
Seasonal Tips

I’ve often wished I lived in one of those fabulous places where it’s 72 degrees and sunny year-round. But unfortunately, most of us don’t.

January 20, 2012
Have You Ever Tried Composting?

This week, Erin talked about how she's helping her parents (and learning from them) as they maintain an outdoor compost pile.

January 17, 2012
New Energy 101 Video: Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles, sometimes called EVs, can give drivers like you a convenient way to get around, while saving you money on fuel, reducing emissions, and supporting the nation’s energy security.

January 16, 2012
Reducing Waste and Saving Energy with Composting

“Hey, don’t throw that away!” This a phrase I heard quite often when I visited my parents over the holidays. What were they referring to?

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.