July 18, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Warm Weather and the Daily Commute

Alternative methods of commuting can be fun and rewarding.

June 21, 2022

Keeping Cool Without Air Conditioning

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