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November 27, 2013
Giving energy-efficient gifts is an easy way to save money and energy year-round. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/nano
‘Tis the Season for Giving the Gift of Energy Savings

Give energy-saving gifts this holiday season and save your loved ones money all year.

November 26, 2013
Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196.
Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips

Save money on gas this holiday season with our three efficient driving tips.

November 25, 2013
Save time and money on your next road trip with our top three driving tools. | Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com/gioadventures.
Top 3 Driving Tools That Will Help Save You Money at the Pump

Save time and money on your next road trip with these top three interactive driving tools.

November 21, 2013
Take advantage of tax credits for energy-efficient purchases before the end of the year. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji
Get Your Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Before They Expire

If you haven't already, you can take advantage of energy efficiency tax credits before December 31, 2013.

November 8, 2013
Team Austria of the Vienna Institute of Technology created an energy-efficient bathroom for Solar Decathlon 2013. | Photo from Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
Five Efficient-Living Lessons from Student-Built Houses

Find out what you can learn about saving energy in your home from this year's Solar Decathlon contestants.

November 1, 2013
Tammara Thayer thanks Steve Lemaire (left) and Zump Urycki for conducting an energy audit of her home in Loveland, Colorado. Energy audits can help residents identify ways to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
How to Save Energy, Money with Home Energy Upgrades

All week long, we’ve taken you inside the world of weatherization to show you how the Energy Department’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) is impacting the lives of millions of American families and helping to build the clean energy economy. As our own Weatherization Week draws to a close, we want to make sure you have everything you need to help your family and friends become more energy efficient.

October 28, 2013
Choose the right advanced power strip based on your habits to reduce the electricity wasted when your electronic devices are idle.
Choose the Right Advanced Power Strip for You

Replacing your conventional power strips with advanced power strips can help reduce the electricity wasted when electronics are idle, without your having to change the way you normally use your devices.

October 1, 2013
Message from the President to U.S. Government Employees

Today, the President released a letter to U.S. government employees, thanking them for their service in the light of the current federal government shutdown. 

Due to the current lapse in federal funding, the Department of Energy's website is accessible, but may not be updated until Congress approves funding for Fiscal Year 2014.

September 19, 2013
If you live in an apartment, you can still take some energy-saving steps this fall. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/buzbuzzer
Saving Energy as a Renter this Fall

Use these tips to save some energy—and money—in your rented apartment this fall.

September 12, 2013
Applying caulk to a window frame prevents air leakage. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/BanksPhotos.
Making the Most Out of the End of Summer

Use the final days of summer to get your home ready to save energy and money this fall and winter.