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Energyween

In the video above, the Energy Department's digital team promotes National Energy Action Month by carving some energy pumpkins. | Video by Matty Greene, Energy Department.

National Energy Action Month happens every October. On Energy.gov, we mark the occasion with Energyween -- a week-long celebration of energy efficiency tips, tricks and treats to save energy at home as cooler weather lurks just around the corner.

You can celebrate Energyween by making your very own energy-themed costume, checking out a spooky infographic about energy savings, downloading our energy-themed pumpkin carving patterns, or learning ways to keep energy vampires from sucking your wallet dry. Share photos of your energy-themed jack-o-lanterns with the hashtag #Energyween on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Facebook, or by email at newmedia@hq.doe.gov. We'll share our favorites during the week of Halloween.

Energyween is so much fun that you just may be tempted to celebrate all year long.

Energyween Activities

5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home
Energyween

Here at Energy.gov, we take Halloween -- make that Energyween -- very seriously. Get in the festive spirit with one of these 5 homemade energy-themed costume ideas!

"Energize" Your Neighborhood with Energy-Themed Pumpkins

Now through Halloween, we're highlighting scarily effective ways to save energy -- and money -- at home. Get started with our energy-themed pumpkin stencils!

Energy-Saving Tricks and Treats

Energy Tricks Lead to Cost-Saving Treats
Halloween LED lights are a common, energy efficient decoration. | Photo courtesy of Jeremy Roof, Creative Commons.

Whether you're trick-or-treating, bobbing for apples or on a hayride this Halloween, take time to notice all the ways energy efficiency plays a part in the celebration.

Preparing for a Fun and Energy Efficient Halloween
Don't let your energy bill scare you this Halloween, Energy Saver has tips to save money and energy. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/knape

Discover some scary-good ways to save energy this Halloween!

Fearful Energy Frights

Energy Efficiency Tricks to Stop Your Energy Bill from Haunting You
This Halloween, keep ghosts and goblins at bay -- while saving energy and money -- with these home energy efficiency tricks. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.

This Halloween don't let your energy bill give you a scare. Check out tips on ways to save energy and money at home.

Taking on Scary Basements
Your basement no longer has to be scary. We are sharing tips and tricks to make it more comfortable and energy efficient. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/spxChrome.

Some tricks and treats to help make home energy costs less spooky this Halloween season.