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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.

September 14, 2012
Home Energy Efficiency Twitter Chat

Did you miss our home energy efficiency Twitter Chat? We compiled the discussion so you can learn ways to save energy and money at home.

September 11, 2012
The Energy Department's home energy efficiency experts David Lee and Sam Rashkin will be answering your questions on ways to save energy and money at home. | Image courtesy of Sarah Gerrity.
#askEnergy: Live Twitter Chat with Home Energy Efficiency Experts

On Thursday, we are answering your questions about ways to save energy and money at home.

September 10, 2012
Navigating the New EnergySaver.gov

Showing you how to find your favorite energy-saving tips and advice.

September 10, 2012
By taking simple steps to improve your home's energy efficiency, you can save up to 30 percent on your energy bill. | Infographic by <a href="http://energy.gov/contributors/sarah-gerrity">Sarah Gerrity</a>.
The New EnergySaver.gov -- Save Money by Saving Energy!

With fall right around the corner, we are relaunching our EnergySaver.gov website with fresh updates that will help you and your family save money by saving energy.

August 30, 2012
Student-Built Appliances Made to Do More with Less

Although today's home appliances are designed to be far more energy efficient than those made in the decades past, there's always room for improvement.

August 28, 2012
Sinking a Pet's Teeth into Energy Saving

Ernie's musings about pet ownership and its effects on a healthy and energy-efficient lifestyle.

August 24, 2012
Are You Prepared for a Blackout?

Are you prepared for a blackout? What have you done to prepare?

August 23, 2012
Updating the Doors and Windows

Instead of purchasing new windows, Stephanie instead opts to perform energy efficiency improvements like sealing her windows - and her home.

August 20, 2012
How to Prepare Your Home for a Blackout

Having a household disaster plan is important if a natural disaster or blackout strikes your area.

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.