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October 1, 2020
Energy Saver New Living Space
Shopping for a new living space?
These energy efficiency considerations can help you choose your next home.
September 17, 2020
Humid Climate Energy Saver
5 Ways to Keep Your Home Comfortable in a Humid Climate
I live in a humid climate, what’s the best way to keep my home comfortable and control moisture?
August 25, 2020
Innovative Homes, Energy Careers Featured in New Virtual Sessions Offered by Solar Decathlon
Since 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® has inspired more than 450 collegiate teams and 23,000 students worldwide.
April 1, 2020
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Energy Saver Comfort Tips for New Homeowners
Make Your New Home More Comfortable and Save Energy
June 4, 2019
Powerstrip on wooden table shown from above.
Save Energy in Your Household With A Smart Power Strip
Save money and be more energy efficient by finding the right power strip for you and your household.
February 14, 2018
Photo of an ENERGY STAR certified washer and dryer.
16 Ways to Save Money in the Laundry Room
Tips to save money and energy in the laundry room and reduce the wear and tear on your clothes.
February 7, 2018
4 Technological Advances for Keeping Your Home Warm While Reducing Your Energy Bill
4 Technological Advances for Keeping Your Home Warm While Reducing Your Energy Bill
While winter weather can bring magnificent snowy views, it isn’t always a pretty picture for your heating bill.
November 30, 2017
5 Tips to Stay Warm This Winter
5 Tips To Stay Warm This Winter
Cold weather is just around the corner and preparing for winter now can save you money and keep you warmer when the cold air arrives.
November 29, 2017
Photo of a digital thermostat with a hand adjusting the temperature.
La guía actualizada Ahorre Energía incluye nuevas tecnologías
Por casi veinte años, la guía Ahorre Energía ha ofrecido consejos sobre cómo ahorrar dinero y energía en el hogar.
November 21, 2017
Photo of a digital thermostat with a hand adjusting the temperature.
Updated Energy Saver Guide Covers New Technologies
New English and Spanish versions of the Energy Saver Guide are now available.
November 13, 2017
An image of a air source heat pump in the snow
3 Advantages to Cold Climate Heat Pumps
Air-source heat pumps are now capable of delivering heating even in cold regions such as New England and the upper Midwest.
November 8, 2017
A woman looks at a checklist with a water heater in the background.
4 Do-It-Yourself Projects Saving You Money on Energy Bills
These 4 do-it-yourself projects will help you prepare for cold days ahead and save you money on your energy bills.
October 3, 2017
Photo of a home with a residential photovoltaic system installed on the roof.
Solar for Everyone! Find What Works for You
Whether you rent or own your home, there is a residential solar option that can work for you.
October 2, 2017
A picture of a house with the words Home Energy Score written below
What is a Home Energy Score?
A Home Energy Score allows home owners, buyers and renters to compare information about a home's energy use across the housing market.
September 27, 2017
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4 Ways to Upgrade Your Home with Clean Energy Technologies
Thanks to new technology, there are a number of ways to upgrade your home, and, in some instances, even improve its value.
August 30, 2017
Electric cars charging in a parking lot.
4 Tips for Traveling In … Your Electric Car
Taking your first road trip in a plug-in electric car? Don’t sweat it. Traveling can be a breeze with a little planning.
August 1, 2017
ground source heat pump
5 Things You Should Know about Geothermal Heat Pumps
Geothermal heat pumps can heat, cool, and even supply hot water to a home by transferring heat to or from the ground.
July 24, 2017
Stay Cool and Save Money All Summer Long
Tips to beat the heat and save money all summer.
June 14, 2017
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Energy Saver Announces New Brand Identity
The new identity and logo helps individuals and homeowners more easily find energy- and money-saving information.
June 12, 2017
Map showing alternative fueling stations across the United States.
Online Tools Help You Save Energy and Money
Online tools and calculators to help you save energy and money.
May 8, 2017
A simple tally of the number and types of lightbulbs in your house can prepare you for a trip to the lighting aisle. | Photo courtesy of Allison Casey
Preventing Confusion in the Lighting Aisle Starts with Planning

Tally the number and types of lightbulbs in your house to prepare for a trip to the lighting aisle.

January 4, 2017
You can cut wasted electricity used for lighting by as much as 30% when you replace manual light switches with occupancy or vacancy sensors.
Congratulate Yourself on Achieving One Easy Energy-Saving Resolution

Energy Saver encourages you to take one easy energy-saving step in 2017, and then feel good about having achieved it for the rest of the year.

November 29, 2016
Home insulation products, including batts, rolls, blow-in fibers, rigid boards, expanding spray, and pour-in-place insulation, can qualify for a tax credit of 10% of the cost, up to $500, if you completed the installation in 2016.
These 13 Home Energy Tax Credits Expire in 2016

At the end of 2016, the clock runs out on several federal tax credits for homeowners who made energy upgrades during the year.

October 7, 2016
Replace your home's five most frequently used light fixtures or bulbs with ENERGY STAR models to save $75 per year.| Photo courtesy of Thomas Kelsey/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
How Much Can You REALLY Save with Energy Efficient Improvements?

Several small home energy-saving projects can add up to big savings. Start your Energy Action Month to-do list today!

August 11, 2016
Reducing Vehicle Idling Time at School Helps Kids—and Parents—Breathe Easier

Car idling reduction campaigns can have a healthy impact on air quality at your children's school.