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March 18, 2013
Landscaping can be beautiful, but it can also help you save energy. | Photo courtesy of Photo courtesy of ©
Landscaping for Fun, Beauty, and Energy Saving

As you think about your spring landscaping, don't forget to consider ways to shade your home or save on your water use.

March 8, 2013
Installing blinds or draperies can help you save on cooling costs during the summer months. | Photo courtesy of ©
Spring Forward and Start Saving Money

The Daylight Saving Time change can be a good time to prepare your home for summer savings.

March 7, 2013
A weatherization worker drills holes to blow cellulose insulation in the interior walls of this home. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL
Living Comfortably: A Consumer’s Guide to Home Energy Upgrades

A four-step guide to making your home more comfortable, energy efficient and healthy.

March 7, 2013
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February 27, 2013
You may qualify for tax credits for energy-efficient purchases. | Photo courtesy of ©
What You Need to Know About the Extended Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

If you purchased certain energy-efficient products during 2012, or plan to in 2013, you may be eligible for a tax credit.

February 22, 2013
The Biggest, Brightest Star of Energy Efficiency

As the days lengthen, use these tips to get the most out of natural lighting in your home.

February 20, 2013
#tipsEnergy: Ways to Save on Water Heating Costs

Sharing your tips for saving energy and money on water heating.

February 15, 2013
We can still teach our children to make environmentally friendly choices in a world of quickly advancing technology. | Photo courtesy of ©
Gifting Our Children with Energy Awareness

Teaching our children about energy efficiency will help them preserve their planet.

February 11, 2013
Saving energy allows you to spend that money elsewhere.
Save Energy, Save Date Night

Save money by saving energy this Valentine's Day.

February 6, 2013
Visitors tour the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 in Washington, D.C., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. | Photo by Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
Recognizing Innovation in Green Building

Across the nation, organizations and associations are awarding innovative green building through events like Solar Decathlon.

January 30, 2013
A warm fireplace can save you energy and money with proper maintenance. | Photo courtesy of ©
BRRR…5 Ways to Maximize Your Fireplace and Chimney Efficiency

A well-maintained fireplace can keep you warm and save energy this winter.

January 24, 2013
Recycling your old electronics is easy and good for the environment. | Photo by Nicki Johnson, NREL 15669.
Cleaning Out? Don't Forget to Recycle!

Recycling can provide you with many reasons to feel good about cleaning up your home.

January 23, 2013
An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288.
Are You Keeping Warm This Winter?

If your home is feeling cold, consider getting an energy audit and exploring your heating options.

January 18, 2013
Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES
Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show highlighted new sustainable technologies.

January 11, 2013
The EnergyGuide and Lighting Facts labels help you understand both the purchase price and the operating cost when shopping for new appliances or lighting.
Comparing Appliance and Lighting Energy Costs Online Just Got Easier

The new Energy Labeling Rule makes it easy to compare energy use and costs when shopping for appliances or lighting.

January 3, 2013
Blower door test during a home energy audit. | Holtkamp Heating & A/C, Inc.
Home Energy Audits Can Help You Keep That New Year's Resolution

A home energy audit is the first step in a resolution to save energy this year.

December 24, 2012
12 Days of Energy Savings

We're getting in the energy-saving spirit this holiday with tips for 12 days of energy savings.

December 21, 2012
#tipsEnergy: How to Save Energy During the Holidays

Sharing your tips for saving energy and money during the holidays.

December 19, 2012
Using LED lights for your holiday decorations can save you energy and money. | Photo courtesy of ©
Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips

Save energy and money this holiday season with these decorating tips.

December 12, 2012
When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090.
Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year!

If you're buying an appliance, check the ENERGY STAR® label to save energy and money.

December 10, 2012
Using a programmable thermostat is one way to save energy in your home this winter. | Photo courtesy of
Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money in the Winter

Check out these 10 energy-saving tips for the winter season.

December 5, 2012
Using LED holiday lights is just one of the ways that you can save energy and money this holiday season. | Photo courtesy of ©
It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays!

Learn how to save energy (and money) with these previous holiday posts from Energy Saver.

November 28, 2012
Visit the Home Energy Saver website to learn energy-saving specifics about your home.
Home Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown

The Home Energy Saver website can use information about your home to make specific recommendations for energy-saving upgrades.

November 26, 2012
Getting Ready for LEDs: LED Lighting Video Series Explains the Basics

A new video series from explains the changes and opportunities offered by LED lighting.

November 23, 2012
#tipsEnergy: Saving on Home Heating Costs

Sharing tips to help you save energy and money on home heating costs this winter.