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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 ©iStockphoto.com/peterspiro
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 iStockphoto.com/BanksPhotos.
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 ©iStockphoto.com/AvailableLight
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 ElectricTV.net 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.

November 20, 2012
Did you know that your dishwasher can be used as an oven in emergencies? | Photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, NREL.
Energy Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia

Test your energy-saving knowledge with our holiday kitchen trivia.

November 19, 2012
Save time and money on your next road trip with fueleconomy.gov's newest tool, <a href="http://www.fueleconomy.gov/trip/">My Trip Calculator</a>. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/gioadventures.
Gobble Up Fuel Savings on Your Next Road Trip with My Trip Calculator

A one-stop shop for any road trip, My Trip Calculator is an interactive tool that helps you plan a route, pick a car and estimate a fuel costs.

November 16, 2012
You can use less energy in your kitchen and still prepare the perfect Thanksgiving feast. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/YinYang
Using Less Energy in the Kitchen on Thanksgiving

Save energy and money this Thanksgiving with these tips for reducing energy use in your kitchen.

November 15, 2012
With such a variety of lights available, LEDs are a perfect choice for holiday lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Birzio
LED Lights for All Occasions

Festive and safe LED lights are ideal for holiday decorating.

November 12, 2012
This photograph features the 6-kilowatt (kw) rooftop photovoltaic system that Mercury Solar Systems installed in the Lower Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.| Photo courtesy of Mercury Solar Solutions
Making Strides to Boost the Use of Solar Energy

Residential solar is quickly becoming an affordable option for Americans.

November 8, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that just cleaning the lint screen before each and every load of laundry can save you an average of $34 per year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Kameleon007
Drying Clothes and Saving Money this Fall Season

Routine maintenance on your clothes dryer not only saves you money, but keeps you safe from fires.

November 7, 2012
Burning firewood can keep you warm and cozy while keeping your thermostat and electricity use low. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Pgiam.
Cozy Up to the Fire While Saving Money and Energy

Have a wood-burning fireplace? Using it during the cold winter months could help reduce your energy use and save you money.

November 6, 2012
Natural gas jitneys like this are Atlantic City's main form of public transportation. These vehicles were used to evacuate vulnerable residents during Hurricane Sandy. This vehicle is fueling up at a natural gas station built, owned, and operated by Clean Energy Fuels, who kept the station running despite widespread shortages of gasoline and diesel elsewhere. | Photo courtesy of Clean Energy
In the Face of Hurricane Sandy, CNG Vehicles Shuttle People to Safety

Learn how clean-fuel vehicles helped evacuate vulnerable residents in Atlantic City during Hurricane Sandy.

November 1, 2012
Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/DonNichols.
3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads

Your appliances and electronics could be using electricity even when they are turned off. Learn how to reduce your costs from standby power.

October 17, 2012
Look at this gorgeous, energy-efficient, double-hung window! I requested the little locks on the side so they can’t be opened too far. | Photo courtesy of Andrea Spikes.
A Tale of Three Windows: Part 2

After installing new energy-efficient windows in her home, our writer notices the benefits in both the heat of late summer and during the first cold snap.

October 15, 2012
Change your furnace filter to help keep allergies at bay and keep your furnace and air conditioner running efficiently. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/JaniceRichard.
Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System

Fall is a great time to do regular maintenance on your HVAC systems to ensure they're running efficiently -- and it may help your allergies as well!

October 9, 2012
Use a programmable thermostat to automatically turn down the heat at night or when you're away from home.
Program Your Thermostat for Fall and Winter Savings

Cold weather is on the way! Check out this refresher on using your programmable thermostat to save money and energy.

October 5, 2012
"Geek Out" on Your Pumpkins this Halloween

Energize the neighborhood with an energy jack-o-lantern. Send us your photos and be featured on Energy.gov.

October 5, 2012
This year's theme for Energy Action Month is "Think Globally ... Lead Locally." | Image courtesy of the Energy Department.
October is Energy Action Month

President Obama declared October Energy Action Month, and we are sharing tips about how you can save energy.

September 27, 2012
If you need to replace your electronics, consider getting an ENERGY STAR product for dramatic energy savings -- as much as 90 percent savings for some products.
Make the Grade -- and Save -- with ENERGY STAR®

Researching electronics for your student? Check out ENERGY STAR for tips and rebates.

September 24, 2012
Air conditioners use about 5 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, costing homeowners more than $11 billion annually. Replacing an old air conditioner unit with an energy efficient unit could save you 20-40 percent on your home cooling costs. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/BanksPhotos.
You Asked, We Are Answering: Your Home Efficiency Questions

Answering your home energy efficiency questions to help you save energy and money.