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Five Energy-Savings Things I am Thankful for this Year

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 3:58pm

In this season of mindfulness and gratitude, we spend a lot of time being thankful for everything we have including ways to save energy and money.

#AskEnergySaver: Weatherization

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:23am

You asked, we answered. Our home performance expert answered your #AskEnergySaver questions on Weatherization.

Electric Kettle Takes Down Microwave in Final Round of #EnergyFaceoff

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:13am

The final round of #EnergyFaceoff goes to the electric kettle! See how much it can save compared to a microwave when heating water.

Microwave vs. Electric Kettle: Which Appliance Is in Hot Water in #EnergyFaceoff Round 4?

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 6:38am

In the final #EnergyFaceoff round, the electric kettle takes on the microwave for the honor of heating your water.

Save Energy on Appliances this Holiday Season

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:52am

Before the holiday shopping mayhem begins, take a look at Energy Saver's tips for finding the most energy efficient appliances.

Electric Blanket Delivers K.O. to Space Heater During #EnergyFaceoff Round Three

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:08am

#EnergyFaceoff round three goes to the electric blanket, see how much more money it can save you over a space heater!

Electric Blanket vs. Space Heater: #EnergyFaceoff Round 3 Heats Up

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 6:49am

#EnergyFaceoff heats up with round 3, electric blanket vs. space heater. Which is more efficient?

Guía Ahorre Energía: Consejos sobre el ahorro de dinero y energía en el hogar

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 9:45am

Siguiendo sólo algunos de los sencillos consejos de aquí en la sección guía Ahorre Energía de nuestra página web, tú puedes crear un hogar más cómodo y más fácil de calentar y enfriar—mientras que ahorras dinero.

Upright Vacuum Sweeps Up the Competition in #EnergyFaceoff Round Two

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:17am

#EnergyFaceoff round two goes to...The vacuum! See how it all breaks down.

Hair Dryer vs. Upright Vacuum: Round Two of #EnergyFaceoff Begins

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 6:35am

#EnergyFaceoff round two: hair dryer vs. upright vacuum. Which is more energy efficient?

Computer Defeats Video Game System in #EnergyFaceoff Round One

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:30pm

In #EnergyFaceoff round one, the computer edges out the video gaming system for the title of most efficient.

New Energy Saver Twitter Account

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 9:44am

Follow @EnergySaver on Twitter for information on energy efficiency and renewable energy at home, and to ask your home energy questions!

Computer vs. Video Game System: Ready to Rumble in the #EnergyFaceoff Jungle

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 7:20am

Round one of #EnergyFaceoff begins with a fight between a computer (CPU) and a video game system. Which is more energy efficient?

#EnergyFaceoff Rounds Begin!

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 9:11am

Energy Saver presents #EnergyFaceoff! Each week two appliances will face off on social media to determine which uses less energy, with the victor declared the most efficient.

Energy Efficiency Tricks to Stop Your Energy Bill from Haunting You

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 6:25am

This Halloween don't let your energy bill give you a scare. Check out tips on ways to save energy and money at home.

How Much Are Your Appliances and Electronics Costing You?

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:16am

Use our updated Estimating Appliance and Home Electronic Energy Use page to calculate the electricity consumption of your appliances in preparation for the #EnergyFaceoff campaign in November.

#AskEnergySaver: Home Heating

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:56am

You asked, we answered! Here are answers to your #AskEnergySaver questions on home heating.

What Can Solar Do for You

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:28am

Using solar energy at home can help you save money, protect the planet, increase property values, and create jobs.

Taking on Scary Basements

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:53am

Some tricks and treats to help make home energy costs less spooky this Halloween season.

Going Off the Grid with Solar

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:18am

Harnessing solar power off the grid isn't as difficult as it seems, here are three steps to help with installing your off-grid system.