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October 7, 2010
How Are You Observing Energy Awareness Month?

Tell us how you are observing Energy Awareness Month.

October 5, 2010
Educating a New Generation of Energy Influencers

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's site includes a great resource for kids called Kids Saving Energy.

October 4, 2010
Celebrate Energy Awareness Month and Get a Tax Credit!

Fall is a great time to make energy improvements—not just because of the change in seasons, but because October is Energy Awareness Month.

September 30, 2010
How Do You Go Green When You Travel?

Tell us how you go green when you travel?

September 28, 2010
High-Resolution Diagrams Now Available

The newest content now available on Energy Savers is high-resolution diagrams!

September 27, 2010
Going Green: Traveling in an Environmentally Responsible Manner

How to mitigate your environmental impact when you travel.

September 23, 2010
How Has a Ceiling Fan Affected the Way You Heat and Cool Your Home?

A ceiling fan allows you to raise the thermostat setting about 4°F with no reduction in comfort.

September 21, 2010
Fall Is a Great Time for Energy Awareness

Heating and cooling account for roughly 43% of an average home's energy use, so as the weather changes, how you use and save much of the energy for your home will obviously change as well.

September 20, 2010
Turning on the Fan and Turning off the A/C

As part of some recent money- and energy-savings improvements I've been making to my home, a couple of weeks ago I installed a ceiling fan in my main living room. Part of my research led me to understand how ceiling fans are considered the most effective fans compared among table fans, floor fans, and fans mounted to poles or walls because they effectively circulate the air in a room to create a draft throughout the room.

September 16, 2010
Would You Consider Driving a Vehicle that Can Run on Biodiesel?

DOE has an Alternative Fuel Station Locator that can help drivers find the nearest fueling station to fill up their vehicles.

September 14, 2010
Harness the Power of the Sun

Step outside on a hot and sunny summer day, and you'll feel the power of solar heat and light. There are many ways to take advantage of this natural resource.

September 13, 2010
Biodiesel Offers a Renewable Alternative

Biodiesel is a renewable fuel made of vegetable oils or animal fats. It can be produced from new oils such as soy or used vegetable oils like restaurant grease.

September 9, 2010
How Are You Preparing to Save Energy this Fall and Winter?

Hard to believe, but summer is almost officially over! Cooler weather is just around the corner, and it's always best to be prepared.

September 7, 2010
Get Ahead of the Heating Season with an Energy Assessment

The sight of my breath was a reminder that soon I'll be running my heater again and will want to run it as little as possible while staying comfortable.

September 2, 2010
What 'Little Things' Do You Do to Save Energy?

Energy Empowers delivers stories about people like you taking both large and small steps to save energy, advance clean energy technologies, and build a more energy efficient and sustainable energy economy.

August 31, 2010
Empowering Actions to Save Energy Across the Country

Some of my favorite reminders of the rapid strides we are taking toward a clean energy future are the daily stories we feature on our Energy Empowers clean energy blog, and yesterday, we launched our brand new redesigned Energy Empowers Web site.

August 30, 2010
Energy 101 Videos: Learn More About the Basics!

A brand new Web site on EERE talks about the basics of how energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies work. But I wanted to point out something in particular: the Energy 101 series of videos!

August 26, 2010
What Questions Do You Have About 'Energy Basics'?

Energy Basics is a resource to help answer all of your "basic" questions about energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

August 24, 2010
Green Means Go for Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Taxis

The taxi, the icon of the bustling city, is getting a makeover. Cities nationwide are encouraging taxi fleets to turn over a new leaf and reduce their petroleum consumption.

August 23, 2010
Apartment Hunting – Part II - Keeping those Energy Bills Down

In the second of two entries on apartment hunting, I discuss things to look for that might help keep your energy bills low.

August 23, 2010
New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out!

Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and just need a little background info.

August 19, 2010
How Do You Save Energy and Stay Cool While Cooking in the Summer?

How do you save energy and stay cool while cooking in the summer?

August 17, 2010
Fact-o-rific Vehicle Facts of the Week

When I need a little pick-me-up at work, I often surf over to the EERE Vehicle Technologies Program Web site and read their latest Fact of the Week.

August 16, 2010
Beyond Salad: How to Save Energy in the Kitchen During the Summer

There are some simple, practical things you can do to reduce the energy load in your kitchen—as well as some tips that will help make the entire home more comfortable so you don't have to run screaming to the nearest air-conditioned restaurant.

August 12, 2010
Would You Consider Installing a Cool Roof?

Would you consider installing a cool roof? Why or why not?