To commemorate National Energy Action Month, Energy.gov is featuring some scarily effective ways to save energy at home. As cooler weather lurks around the corner, tune in to Energy.gov for ways to save energy and money -- and avoid cold weather terrors like energy vampires. We also put together some energy-themed pumpkin patterns to help “energize” your neighborhood for Halloween. Send us photos of your energy-themed jack-o-lanterns via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll share our favorites.
BUSTIN' MAKES ME FEEL GOOD
Spooked by the ghosts and goblins of energy inefficiency? In this special episode of Direct Current, we talk with Josh Olsen, an “Energy Ghostbuster" from our Weatherization Assistance Program. He provides tips on how to keep from being haunted by your energy bill and trick-or-treat yourself to energy savings.
Are Energy Vampires Lurking in your home?
While trick or treaters are roaming the streets in search of screams and sweets this Halloween, a hidden terror could already be lurking in your home. We’re talking about energy vampires -- evil ghouls that suck electrical power from your appliances when you aren’t using them, taking a big bite out of your wallet.