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January 24, 2013
Recycling your old electronics is easy and good for the environment. | Photo by Nicki Johnson, NREL 15669.
Cleaning Out? Don't Forget to Recycle!

Recycling can provide you with many reasons to feel good about cleaning up your home.

January 23, 2013
An efficient heater can save money and energy while keeping you warmer. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 20288.
Are You Keeping Warm This Winter?

If your home is feeling cold, consider getting an energy audit and exploring your heating options.

January 18, 2013
Excited attendees flood into the Central Hall exhibits to see the latest and greatest in technology at the 2013 International CES. | 2013 International CES
Consumer Electronics Show 2013 Highlights Sustainable Energy Technology

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show highlighted new sustainable technologies.

January 11, 2013
The EnergyGuide and Lighting Facts labels help you understand both the purchase price and the operating cost when shopping for new appliances or lighting.
Comparing Appliance and Lighting Energy Costs Online Just Got Easier

The new Energy Labeling Rule makes it easy to compare energy use and costs when shopping for appliances or lighting.

January 3, 2013
Blower door test during a home energy audit. | Holtkamp Heating & A/C, Inc.
Home Energy Audits Can Help You Keep That New Year's Resolution

A home energy audit is the first step in a resolution to save energy this year.

December 24, 2012
12 Days of Energy Savings

We're getting in the energy-saving spirit this holiday with tips for 12 days of energy savings.

December 21, 2012
#tipsEnergy: How to Save Energy During the Holidays

Sharing your tips for saving energy and money during the holidays.

December 19, 2012
Using LED lights for your holiday decorations can save you energy and money. | Photo courtesy of ©
Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips

Save energy and money this holiday season with these decorating tips.

December 12, 2012
When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090.
Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year!

If you're buying an appliance, check the ENERGY STAR® label to save energy and money.

December 10, 2012
Top 10 Tips to Save Energy and Money in the Winter

Check out these 10 energy-saving tips for the winter season.

December 5, 2012
Using LED holiday lights is just one of the ways that you can save energy and money this holiday season. | Photo courtesy of ©
It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays!

Learn how to save energy (and money) with these previous holiday posts from Energy Saver.

November 28, 2012
Visit the Home Energy Saver website to learn energy-saving specifics about your home.
Home Energy Saver Website Leads the Way to Savingstown

The Home Energy Saver website can use information about your home to make specific recommendations for energy-saving upgrades.

November 26, 2012
Getting Ready for LEDs: LED Lighting Video Series Explains the Basics

A new video series from explains the changes and opportunities offered by LED lighting.

November 23, 2012
#tipsEnergy: Saving on Home Heating Costs

Sharing tips to help you save energy and money on home heating costs this winter.

November 20, 2012
Did you know that your dishwasher can be used as an oven in emergencies? | Photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, NREL.
Energy Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia

Test your energy-saving knowledge with our holiday kitchen trivia.

November 19, 2012
Save time and money on your next road trip with's newest tool, <a href="">My Trip Calculator</a>. | Photo courtesy of
Gobble Up Fuel Savings on Your Next Road Trip with My Trip Calculator

A one-stop shop for any road trip, My Trip Calculator is an interactive tool that helps you plan a route, pick a car and estimate a fuel costs.

November 16, 2012
You can use less energy in your kitchen and still prepare the perfect Thanksgiving feast. | Photo courtesy of ©
Using Less Energy in the Kitchen on Thanksgiving

Save energy and money this Thanksgiving with these tips for reducing energy use in your kitchen.

November 15, 2012
With such a variety of lights available, LEDs are a perfect choice for holiday lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©
LED Lights for All Occasions

Festive and safe LED lights are ideal for holiday decorating.

November 12, 2012
This photograph features the 6-kilowatt (kw) rooftop photovoltaic system that Mercury Solar Systems installed in the Lower Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.| Photo courtesy of Mercury Solar Solutions
Making Strides to Boost the Use of Solar Energy

Residential solar is quickly becoming an affordable option for Americans.

November 8, 2012
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that just cleaning the lint screen before each and every load of laundry can save you an average of $34 per year. | Photo courtesy of ©
Drying Clothes and Saving Money this Fall Season

Routine maintenance on your clothes dryer not only saves you money, but keeps you safe from fires.

November 7, 2012
Burning firewood can keep you warm and cozy while keeping your thermostat and electricity use low. | Photo courtesy of ©
Cozy Up to the Fire While Saving Money and Energy

Have a wood-burning fireplace? Using it during the cold winter months could help reduce your energy use and save you money.

November 6, 2012
Natural gas jitneys like this are Atlantic City's main form of public transportation. These vehicles were used to evacuate vulnerable residents during Hurricane Sandy. This vehicle is fueling up at a natural gas station built, owned, and operated by Clean Energy Fuels, who kept the station running despite widespread shortages of gasoline and diesel elsewhere. | Photo courtesy of Clean Energy
In the Face of Hurricane Sandy, CNG Vehicles Shuttle People to Safety

Learn how clean-fuel vehicles helped evacuate vulnerable residents in Atlantic City during Hurricane Sandy.

November 1, 2012
Using a power strip to turn off electronics and appliances when they aren't in use ensures that they are truly off and not using extra electricity. | Photo courtesy of ©
3 Easy Tips to Reduce Your Standby Power Loads

Your appliances and electronics could be using electricity even when they are turned off. Learn how to reduce your costs from standby power.

October 17, 2012
Look at this gorgeous, energy-efficient, double-hung window! I requested the little locks on the side so they can’t be opened too far. | Photo courtesy of Andrea Spikes.
A Tale of Three Windows: Part 2

After installing new energy-efficient windows in her home, our writer notices the benefits in both the heat of late summer and during the first...

October 15, 2012
Change your furnace filter to help keep allergies at bay and keep your furnace and air conditioner running efficiently. | Photo courtesy of ©
Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System

Fall is a great time to do regular maintenance on your HVAC systems to ensure they're running efficiently -- and it may help your allergies as well!