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August 17, 2012
What Motivates You to Save Energy?

What motivates you to save energy?

August 15, 2012
Go for the Gold and Save Energy at Home

One woman's quest to reduce her energy bill, train into good habits and set goals toward energy savings - and her life.

August 8, 2012
Stay Active this Summer (and Save Energy, Money, and the Environment too!)

Here are five easy things that you can do this summer that will not only help keep you active, but save money, energy and the environment, too.

August 3, 2012
Do You Have Windows That Need Replacing?

Do you have windows that need replacing, too? Do you have any plans to replace them with newer, more efficient windows?

August 1, 2012
The original windows in Andrea's home. | Photo courtesy of Andrea Spikes.
A Tale of Three Windows: Part 1

After noticing an property value-reducing crack in their condo window, this energy-conscious writer leads you through the pitfalls and benefits of selecting an energy efficient window.

July 25, 2012
Saving Energy and Money with Energy Savings Performance Contracts

A compelling insider's perspective at the ways federal agencies are saving money - by saving energy.

July 20, 2012
Could You Save Money on Your Refrigerator?

Could you save money with your refrigerator?

July 19, 2012
Cool Ways to Save Energy

Did you know that there are a few simple things you can do to save even more energy once you get it home?

July 17, 2012
Passive Housing for an Aggressive Region

A telling perspective of Washingtonian's connection with their energy consumption, architecture and ambition in their professional and personal lives.

July 11, 2012
Solar Water Heaters and the Economy

One Coloradan examines the costs and benefits of passive versus conventional water heating systems - and it's effects on property value in the long-term.

July 9, 2012
My Energy Audit, Part 2: Windows

One author takes a hard look at her energy audit and strongly considers which of the recommended energy-efficient retrofits are right for her - and her family.

July 6, 2012
How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays?

Did you find any creative ways to save energy this 4th?

July 2, 2012
Save a Little Energy this 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency.

June 29, 2012
What Do You Set Your Thermostat to?

What temperature do you set your thermostat to in the summer?

June 25, 2012
Training Your Thermostat to Save Money… and Energy!

While at work, sleeping or on a summer vacation, if you set the temperature up for eight per day, you will see significant energy-cost savings.

June 22, 2012
What Are Your Top Tips for Saving Energy?

What tips do you have for saving energy this summer?

June 20, 2012
The Challenge: Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings Across the Nation

Businesses across the country are also taking steps to improve their energy efficiency and reduce costs for American companies.

June 18, 2012
Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money This Summer

Summer is a great season to save energy and money in your home through lighting, energy efficiency measures in air conditioning, and landscaping.

June 13, 2012
No Garlic Necessary: Protect Your Home from Energy Vampires

Unplugging your television may not be a practical option every night, but during a long trip you can reap significant energy savings.

June 11, 2012
Save Money with Your Very Own Drapes

So, last winter I decided that I was going to get crafty and make my own blankets as an incentive to keep the thermostat low. It was a fun project, and it actually worked. I needed more blankets, so I made them. They were warm, so I used them all the time. And hey, I was proud of them! It feels good to make something you love.

June 8, 2012
Have You Ever Gotten an Energy Assessment for Your Home?

Earlier this week, Stephanie shared the first part of her story about the energy audit she got for her home and the changes it encouraged her to make. Home energy assessments (also known as energy audits) can be a great way to learn where you're spending too much money on energy in your home. But if you have your own stories, we'd love to hear them! This week, we're asking:

June 6, 2012
My Energy Audit, Part 1: Heating

My utility company offers a free energy audit, which discussed different ways to save energy.

June 4, 2012
Hot Town, Summer in the City

Summer months present plenty of opportunities to save energy—as long as you stay cool about it.

June 1, 2012
What Light Bulbs Do You Use in Your Home?

What light bulbs do you use in your own home?

May 30, 2012
Choosing Energy-Saving Lighting Products Saves You Money

If you've been to a home improvement store lately, you've probably noticed more and more energy-saving light bulbs available on the shelves.