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February 21, 2014
One of the most cost-effective ways to improve your home's comfort is to add insulation to your attic. <a href="/node/366805">Learn more about insulation</a>. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Lab.
#AskEnergySaver: Insulation

Answering your questions about insulation -- from improving your home's comfort and lowering energy bills to safety and installation techniques.

February 19, 2014
Keeping your thermostat set at 68°F during the winter can save you energy and money.
You Should Get Your Own ATMs (Automated Temperature, Money Savers)

Programmable thermostats can help you save energy and money year-round.

February 12, 2014
Champion energy efficiency in your home this year. | Photo courtesy of ©
Go for the Gold in Energy-Efficient Home Heating

Save energy and money with your own Energy Saving Olympic Games this year.

January 29, 2014
What Happens After Your Home Energy Audit?

Take advantage of a home energy audit this year.

January 24, 2014
A home energy audit is the first step to improving your home's energy efficiency. Making energy efficiency upgrades identified in a home energy audit can save 5-30 percent on your monthly energy bill while also ensuring the health and safety of your house. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
#AskEnergySaver: Home Energy Audits

Our home energy experts are answering your home energy audit questions and sharing advice on ways to save money on your energy bills.

January 23, 2014
Keeping track of your power bill can help you make informed decisions about energy use in your home. | Photo courtesy of ©
Know Your Energy Bill!

Learning more about your power bill can help you save money and energy.

January 15, 2014
Simple weatherization actions can help keep your home warm.
Efficiently Recovering from the "Polar Vortex"

Make sure that your home holds up in the cold this winter.

January 8, 2014
Read the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to inform your new car purchase this year. | Photo courtesy of ©
The 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Can Help You Choose Your Next Fuel-Efficient Vehicle

Check out the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide to learn about this year's most fuel-efficient vehicles.

January 2, 2014
Looking for ways to save energy? Check out these tips that every homeowner should try. | Infographic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department. Updated January 2, 2014.
Resolve to Save Energy This Year

Instead of making a New Year's resolution, this year make a home energy efficiency resolution. For the second year in a row, we are sharing our top 8 tips to save energy and money at home.

December 23, 2013
There are all sorts of small energy-efficient presents available for stuffing stockings this year. | Photo courtesy of ©
Last-Minute Energy Saving Stocking Stuffers

It's not too late to buy some last-minute energy-efficient stocking stuffers this year.