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#AskEnergySaver: Home Cooling

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 8:13am
#AskEnergySaver: Home Cooling

Energy Department experts answer your home cooling questions -- from how to lower your cooling costs to ways to stay cool without turning on your air conditioner.

Tips for Running an Air Conditioner Without Breaking the Bank

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:15pm
Tips for Running an Air Conditioner Without Breaking the Bank

With summer temperatures rising, air conditioners are working overtime, but it is possible to enjoy to cool comfort without breaking the bank.

Big Savings on Outdoor Lighting

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:47pm
Big Savings on Outdoor Lighting

Upgrade your outdoor lighting to save energy and money.

Cooking Up Some Energy Saving Tips

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 12:00am
Cooking Up Some Energy Saving Tips

Saving energy in the kitchen has never been easier. Using these tips and tricks will save money and energy, and you might become a better cook in the process.

Save Energy this Independence Day

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:07am
Save Energy this Independence Day

Tips and tricks for saving energy and fuel this Independence Day.

How Much Do You Spend?

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:52am
How Much Do You Spend?

Ever wonder how much you spend on energy a year? We're breaking down the numbers for you.

Shining Some Light on the World Cup's Efficiency Efforts

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 8:00am
Shining Some Light on the World Cup's Efficiency Efforts

Brazil strives for energy efficiency with solar powered stadiums during the 2014 World Cup.

Making the Connection Between Water and Energy

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 9:30am
Making the Connection Between Water and Energy

It's not just learning to conserve water, but also understanding how energy and water are connected.

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 2:10pm
Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling

Just in time for summer, learn everything you need to know about home cooling with our new Energy Saver 101 infographic.

Energy Saving Gift Ideas for Dad this Father's Day

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:00am
Energy Saving Gift Ideas for Dad this Father's Day

Help Dad save energy this Father's Day.

Saving Energy This Memorial Day

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 1:07pm
Saving Energy This Memorial Day

Learn about how to save energy during your Memorial Day trip or BBQ.

#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 3:00pm
#AskEnergySaver: Answering Your Home Energy-Saving Questions

Have questions about ways to save energy at home? Now's your chance to ask the experts at the Energy Department!

Does Your City Have a Commuting Challenge?

Thu, 05/08/2014 - 3:43pm
Does Your City Have a Commuting Challenge?

Take part in a commuting challenge this spring.

Share the Love (and Energy Savings) This Mother’s Day

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 9:45am
Share the Love (and Energy Savings) This Mother’s Day

Check out these energy-efficient Mother's Day gifts.

Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:29am
Fuel Economy Sticker Revs Up Used Car Sales

Looking to buy or sell a used car? A new interactive tool makes it easy to compare the fuel economy of used cars.

#AskEnergySaver: LED Lights

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:00pm
#AskEnergySaver: LED Lights

Answering your questions about LEDs -- from how to compare LED and incandescent bulbs to installing LEDs in existing fixtures.

5 Million Reasons for Communities to Lower Their Energy Use

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:52am
5 Million Reasons for Communities to Lower Their Energy Use

All across the country, communities are competing to reduce their energy use, and you can take action too!

What if Every Day was Earth Day?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:51am
What if Every Day was Earth Day?

Celebrate Earth Day every day this year.

Planning for Earth Day

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 7:14am
Planning for Earth Day

Start planning some fun outdoor activities for Earth Day.

Top 4 Energy Department Inventions Saving You Energy & Money at Home

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:16am
Top 4 Energy Department Inventions Saving You Energy & Money at Home

Learn how the Energy Department is helping lay the foundation for more efficient homes by developing energy-saving technologies.