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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.

February 21, 2014
One of the most cost-effective ways to improve your home's comfort is to add insulation to your attic. <a href="/node/366805">Learn more about insulation</a>. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Lab.
#AskEnergySaver: Insulation

Answering your questions about insulation -- from improving your home's comfort and lowering energy bills to safety and installation techniques.

February 19, 2014
Keeping your thermostat set at 68°F during the winter can save you energy and money.
You Should Get Your Own ATMs (Automated Temperature, Money Savers)

Programmable thermostats can help you save energy and money year-round.

February 12, 2014
Champion energy efficiency in your home this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/technotr
Go for the Gold in Energy-Efficient Home Heating

Save energy and money with your own Energy Saving Olympic Games this year.

January 29, 2014
What Happens After Your Home Energy Audit?

Take advantage of a home energy audit this year.

January 24, 2014
A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy efficiency upgrades identified in a home energy audit can save 5-30 percent on your monthly energy bill while also ensuring the health and safety of your house. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits

Our home energy experts are answering your home energy audit questions and sharing advice on ways to save money on your energy bills.

January 23, 2014
Keeping track of your power bill can help you make informed decisions about energy use in your home. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Devonyu
Know Your Energy Bill!

Learning more about your power bill can help you save money and energy.

January 15, 2014
Simple weatherization actions can help keep your home warm.
Efficiently Recovering from the "Polar Vortex"

Make sure that your home holds up in the cold this winter.

January 8, 2014
Read the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to inform your new car purchase this year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Thomas_EyeDesign
The 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Can Help You Choose Your Next Fuel-Efficient Vehicle

Check out the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to learn about this year's most fuel-efficient vehicles.

January 2, 2014
Looking for ways to save energy? Check out these tips that every homeowner should try. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Updated January 2, 2014.
Resolve to Save Energy This Year

Instead of making a New Year's resolution, this year make a home energy efficiency resolution. For the second year in a row, we are sharing our top 8 tips to save energy and money at home.