July 18, 2022

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A Cool Way to Save Energy - A New Refrigerator!

Did you know that there are a few simple things you can do to save even more energy once you get it home?

July 15, 2022

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No Ands, Ifs, or Cigarette Butts

Cigarette butts are a substance similar to plastic and are the most common type of ocean debris.

July 14, 2022

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Social Front Yard Design for Friendliness, Efficiency, and Savings

There is a new Energy Saver page devoted to the new design trend for social friendly front yards that emphasizes accessibility to homes from the street.

July 11, 2022

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Dealing with South-Facing Windows in the Summer

You might already know to keep your south-facing windows unshaded in the winter and use curtains in the summer. But there are a lot of other things you can do, too!

July 7, 2022

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You Had Me at Chocolate!

Environmental, economic, and equitable sustainability extends to many facets in life, including our food systems. On this, National Chocolate Day, Energy Saver takes a look at how the chocolate industry's sustainability is impacted by a series of issue.

July 1, 2022

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Have a Red, White, and Blue (and Green) Independence Day

The 4th of July is almost here, and that means fireworks and festivities - also energy efficiency.

June 30, 2022

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Save Money and Stay Cool with an Efficient, Well-Maintained Air Conditioner

It's officially summer here in Washington, D.C. I'm seeking the coolest, shadiest places possible as I get ready for the hottest few months of the year.

June 28, 2022

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Is E85 Fuel Right for You?

As gas prices rise to historic highs consumers are looking at alternatives. E85 might be the answer for some people.

June 23, 2022

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Warm Weather and the Daily Commute

Alternative methods of commuting can be fun and rewarding.

June 21, 2022

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Keeping Cool Without Air Conditioning

Trees, fans, and window treatments can keep you cool and save energy this summer.