A recap of April Energy Savers news, along with a few other tidbits.
How do you ensure your ducts aren't leaky?
Leaky supply ducts, the part of the ductwork that runs from the furnace, air conditioner, or heat pump, to the rooms to supply the warm and chilled air, can leak the conditioned air into the attic or crawlspace.
Check out these resources from the Department of Energy to help you celebrate, get in the Earth Day spirit, and take action.
How are you celebrating Earth Day this year?
It's worth a small investment of time and money now to assure yourself that your home is operating the way it should be.
Have you considered a career as an energy assessor?
Consider these easy tips for saving money and water when caring for your lawn.
A home energy assessment is a series of tests that reveal energy leaks in a home such as air leaks, poor insulation, and hot water loss.
What steps do you take to improve your fuel economy?
There are several simple, time-honored strategies that can be applied to your own office space.
The Department of Energy has solid facts based on data that will help you sort out the reality from the myth.
How do you find thermal leaks in your home?
Let's take a look back at what happened in March.
Your feedback is important and the survey should take five minutes or less.
Locating, and "plugging up," thermal leaks can add up to significant savings for the homeowner.
How will you encourage your coworkers to save energy this Earth Day?
Keep an eye out for erratic, unpredictable changes in temperature and humidity and you may just save yourself some cash.
With these resources, you'll be able to get your Earth Day energy campaign up and running in no time.
What have you done to ensure your water pipes are efficient and safe?
We will use your feedback to improve Energy Savers resources for you and the other Americans who use the site to save energy every day.
A few tips to help you fill up a little less often and save a bit of fuel and money.
Insulating your cold water pipes can help make sure they don't explode in cold weather.
What do you look for when buying a new television?
Televisions manufactured after May 10, 2011 are required by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to carry an EnergyGuide label.
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable EnergyForrestal Building1000 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20585