Check out the updated Energy Saver guide for tips on saving money and energy at home. | Graphic by the Energy Department.
Saving energy is a win for not only your wallet but also the environment. To help you make the most efficient choices in your home and on the road, the Energy Department recently updated its popular booklet Energy Saver: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home.
The latest version of the guide includes updated statistics and recommendations for 2014 -- all designed to help you make smart decisions about improving your home's comfort and lowering your energy use. Some of the tips are simple to do. Others require more effort and investment but promise big savings over the years.
The Energy Saver guide teaches you which systems and appliances in your home account for most of your energy bills and how you can reduce the costs to both you and the environment. There is also a section on transportation with driving tips to help you save money at the pump. Learn about the average energy usage and costs at home and on the road, then try out our tips to save energy and money.
Find out more about saving energy and money at home on the Energy Saver website. You can also check out these new do-it-yourself energy-saving projects: