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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.

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.