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June 20, 2014
Water is not only a precious resource but also used to produce energy. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/silverjohn
Making the Connection Between Water and Energy

It's not just learning to conserve water, but also understanding how energy and water are connected.

June 13, 2014
Just in time for summer, our new Energy Saver 101 infographic covers everything you need to know about home cooling. Download a <a href="/node/920771">high-resolution version</a> of the home cooling infographic. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling

Just in time for summer, learn everything you need to know about home cooling with our new Energy Saver 101 infographic.

June 12, 2014
A cordless power tool is a useful and efficient gift for Dad. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/-lvinst-
Energy Saving Gift Ideas for Dad this Father's Day

Help Dad save energy this Father's Day.

June 9, 2014
Check out the updated Energy Saver guide for tips on saving money and energy at home. | Graphic by the Energy Department.
Updated Energy Saver Guide Helps You Save Energy and Money at Home

We've updated the popular Energy Saver guide to help you save money by saving energy.

June 4, 2014
Keeping your air conditioner maintained can help save you money this summer. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/firemanYU
Saving Money During the Air Conditioning Season

Save money on your cooling bills this summer by managing and maintaining your air conditioner.

June 2, 2014
Is Your Home as Ready for Summer as You Are?

Prepare for summer by doing your own home energy audit.

May 30, 2014
You're home's building envelope protects your home's interior from the outdoor environment to keep you comfortable all year long. But it can also contribute to higher heating and cooling costs. Learn how to improve its efficiency and save you money. | Photo courtesy of Kenneth Kelly, National Renewable Energy Lab.
#AskEnergySaver: Building Envelopes

Answering your questions about building envelopes -- from advice about improving the efficiency of attics and roofs to what to look for when buying new windows.

May 23, 2014
Driving efficiently can help you save money on gas this summer.| Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/HelpingHandPhotos
On the Road with Fuel Saving Tools

Learn how to keep your fuel costs down this summer.

May 19, 2014
Be energy efficient while you spend time outside this Memorial Day. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DigiStu
Saving Energy This Memorial Day

Learn about how to save energy during your Memorial Day trip or BBQ.

May 8, 2014
Biking to work is a great way to save money on gas and get some exercise. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DesignSensation
Does Your City Have a Commuting Challenge?

Take part in a commuting challenge this spring.

May 2, 2014
Delivering flowers is one of many ways to brighten your mom's day next weekend. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Moncherie
Share the Love (and Energy Savings) This Mother’s Day

Check out these energy-efficient Mother's Day gifts.

May 1, 2014
FuelEconomy.gov’s newest tool -- the Used Car Fuel Economy Label -- makes it easier for consumers to compare used cars, select the most fuel-efficient model and save money at the pump. | Photo by the Energy Department.
Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales

Looking to buy or sell a used car? A new interactive tool makes it easy to compare the fuel economy of used cars.

April 24, 2014
LED lights are six to seven times more energy efficient than conventional incandescent lights, cut energy use by more than 80 percent and can last more than 25 times longer. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL.
#AskEnergySaver: LED Lights

Answering your questions about LEDs -- from how to compare LED and incandescent bulbs to installing LEDs in existing fixtures.

April 23, 2014
Looking for ways to save energy? Check out the <a href="/node/587248">top 8 energy efficiency tips</a> that every homeowner should try. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department. Updated January 2, 2014.
5 Million Reasons for Communities to Lower Their Energy Use

All across the country, communities are competing to reduce their energy use, and you can take action too!

April 22, 2014
Celebrate Earth Day every day this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nazarethman
What if Every Day was Earth Day?

Celebrate Earth Day every day this year.

April 16, 2014
Earth Day is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and consider the environment. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/R9_RoNaLdO
Planning for Earth Day

Start planning some fun outdoor activities for Earth Day.

April 15, 2014
Top 4 Energy Department Inventions Saving You Energy & Money at Home

Learn how the Energy Department is helping lay the foundation for more efficient homes by developing energy-saving technologies.

April 3, 2014
Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic highlights everything you need to know to landscape for energy savings. Download a <a href="/node/898361">high resolution version</a> of the infographic or individual sections. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Landscaping

Our new infographic covers everything you need to know about energy-saving landscaping.

April 2, 2014
Ceiling fans are a great way to efficiently cool your house in the summer. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Solidago
Preparation for Warmer Temperatures

Prepare for warm weather with these home cooling tips.

March 26, 2014
Caulking can reduce heating and cooling costs and improve comfort in your home.
Planning Ahead for a Cool House

Start preparations now to ensure a cool, efficient house this summer.

March 24, 2014
Did you know: Water heaters account for nearly 17 percent of a home’s energy use, consuming more energy than all other household appliances combined. For more about water heaters, check out our <a href="/node/612476">Energy Saver 101 home water heating infographic</a>. | Photo by Eric Grigorian, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
#AskEnergySaver: Home Water Heating

Answering your questions about water heaters -- from the best type of water heater for you to low-cost actions you can take to cut your water heating bill.

March 19, 2014
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Spring into Energy Savings

Take a look at your windows and window treatments to save energy this spring.

March 11, 2014
Report your qualifying energy-efficient home upgrades on your 2013 tax forms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji
Did You Use Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Last Year?

If you made qualifying energy efficiency upgrades to your home in 2013, make sure to claim your tax credit this year.

March 6, 2014
This Sunday, people across the country will spring forward an hour, marking the start to Daylight Saving Time. | Photo courtesy of iStock Photo, WoodyUpstate.
Top 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Before you set your clocks forward this weekend for the start of Daylight Saving Time, check out some of these little-known facts about the history of changing time.

February 25, 2014
Make sure your car is ready for spring snowstorms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Irishka1
Improving Fuel Economy When the Weather's Cold

Make sure your car is ready for surprise snowstorms this spring.