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March 19, 2014
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Spring into Energy Savings

Take a look at your windows and window treatments to save energy this spring.

March 11, 2014
Report your qualifying energy-efficient home upgrades on your 2013 tax forms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Tsuji
Did You Use Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency Last Year?

If you made qualifying energy efficiency upgrades to your home in 2013, make sure to claim your tax credit this year.

March 6, 2014
This Sunday, people across the country will spring forward an hour, marking the start to Daylight Saving Time. | Photo courtesy of iStock Photo, WoodyUpstate.
Top 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Before you set your clocks forward this weekend for the start of Daylight Saving Time, check out some of these little-known facts about the history of changing time.

February 25, 2014
Make sure your car is ready for spring snowstorms. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Irishka1
Improving Fuel Economy When the Weather's Cold

Make sure your car is ready for surprise snowstorms this spring.

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 ©iStockphoto.com/technotr
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 ©iStockphoto.com/Devonyu
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 ©iStockphoto.com/Thomas_EyeDesign
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 ©iStockphoto.com/DNY59
Last-Minute Energy Saving Stocking Stuffers

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

December 18, 2013
Energy-efficient light bulbs can make great energy-saving stocking stuffers.
Holiday Gifts for Energy Efficiency

Find easy, energy-efficient gift ideas for your loved ones.

December 16, 2013
Our new Energy Saver 101 infographic lays out everything you need to know about home heating -- from how heating systems work and the different types on the market to what to look for when replacing your system and proper maintenance. Download a <a href="/node/784286">high-resolution version</a> of the infographic or individual sections. | Infographic by <a href="/node/379579">Sarah Gerrity</a>, Energy Department.
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Heating

Learn everything you need to know about home heating with our latest Energy Saver 101 infographic.

December 13, 2013
Keep your hard-earned dollars from flying out the window by following the <a href="http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/measure_guide_wood_windows.pdf">latest guidelines for window repair, rehabilitation and replacement</a>. | Photo courtesy of the Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center.
5 Steps to Making Your Windows More Energy Efficient

Whether you're a professional home performance contractor or a do-it-yourself homeowner, learn five simple steps for making your windows more energy efficient.

December 5, 2013
Homemade blankets can make easy and highly personalized gifts. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/NAKphotos
Crafty Gifts for the Energy Conscious

Check out these homemade gifts that can help your loved ones be energy efficient in their households.

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.