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May 9, 2012
A Few Simple Steps for Better Gas Mileage

One woman's quest to improve fuel economy on her family's summer roadtrip with simple maintenance and other easy techniques.

May 7, 2012
Good for the Community, Good for the Globe

One woman's quest to find the perfect summer kale, a leafy green that's both spicy and also good for the environment.

April 26, 2012
How Can You Save Energy While Spring Cleaning?

If you're doing any spring cleaning this season, is energy efficiency part of your project?

April 26, 2012
Earth Day 2012: A Day to Remember the Past and Shape the Future

On Earth Day 2012, one man contemplates the history of conservationism and environmentalism in the United States - and the world.

April 23, 2012
Spring Cleaning

One woman's quest to make her home more energy efficient through various home improvements.

April 18, 2012
How Are You Celebrating Earth Day?

Are you doing anything special this week, or this month, to save energy and money?

April 12, 2012
Breaking a Cycle-Free Lifestyle for Earth Day

One woman works through traumatic bicycle-related experiences while contemplating the purchase of a new bike for Earth Day.

April 9, 2012
To Generate, or Not to Generate?

What could be more liberating than providing your own electricity, and not getting a bill each month?

April 4, 2012
This Month on Energy Savers: March 2012

We also covered some driving tips to help save money at the pump, ideas for new parents, and unveiled how you can connect with energy savings tips on the go.

April 2, 2012
Your Computer Would Like a Little Sleep, Too

One woman considers energy efficient choices in purchasing a new computer, including hardware and active power management software.

March 28, 2012

When you hear the words "energy" and "parenting" in the same sentence, the first thing you may think of is parents' own energy.

March 21, 2012
Easy Efficiency Steps Pay Off

One man jubilantly welcomes the spring and recounts the energy efficient choices he and his roommate made the previous winter.

March 19, 2012
March Madness: Slam Dunk Energy Efficiency

Keep in mind the importance of sparing the real madness by working toward a sustainable energy future.

March 16, 2012
Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site

For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site.

March 14, 2012
Driving Green: Spring has Sprung, but don't 'Spring Ahead'

With gas prices skyrocketing, it may be time to evaluate your driving habits.

March 12, 2012
Hitting a Home Run for Clean Energy

Spring. With gentle breezes, blooming flowers, and warm sunshine, the season marks the beginning of fun outdoor activities—picnics, camping, hikes, and the classic American pastime—baseball. In the past five years, major league baseball teams have increasingly made strides in greening up their stadiums. Here are several examples of teams that are hitting a home run for clean energy:

March 9, 2012
How are you planning for efficient landscaping this spring?

This week, Amanda reminded us the Energy Savers website provides information about energy efficient landscape design. Landscaping according to the region in which you live, incorporating shading and windbreak concepts, and conserving water can save you money and energy at home.

March 7, 2012
Digging Into Efficient Landscaping This Spring

Preparing for its seasonal cycle, the warmth from the sun is growing stronger, and with temperatures slowly increasing, I was able to dine on the patio at my local coffee shop this weekend.

March 6, 2012
This Month on Energy Savers: February 2012

This month, it was all about heat! Are you trying to decide whether or not to use your fireplace, space heater, or your heat at all?

February 28, 2012
Thinking of Your Thermostat for Savings This Winter

This has certainly been an unusual winter for most of the country.

February 27, 2012
LEDs: The Future of Lighting is Here

So, what do the little indicator light on your cell phone, a street light, an exit sign, and the common household light bulb have in common?

February 24, 2012
Have You Ever Participated in a Clean Energy Student Competition or Program?

This week, Eric shared with us a plethora of education-centered competitions, challenges, and other programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

February 23, 2012
State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is Closed

On Friday, February 17, 2012, the State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program closed officially in all U.S. states and territories.

February 22, 2012
Energy Department Makes a Difference Helping Students’ Careers

To stay a top competitor in today’s global economy, we need to make sure that students who aspire to be the next generation of America’s scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs can get the hands-on experience and training they need to lead our industries and businesses.

February 20, 2012
Thanks, George Washington, for the Energy Efficient Washing Machine!

A quick internet search will provide you a list of retailers who are cutting down their prices on ENERGY STAR products this President’s day, many of them also providing buy-back programs for old appliances and even offering appliance rebates!