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Updated Articles and Resources
  • Energy Efficiency Ratio Created: Monday, January 29, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    The energy efficiency ratio is an important term to know when maximizing energy savings in your home or business.
  • Flexible Fuel Vehicle Created: Thursday, July 13, 2006 Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014
    With rise in gas prices, many people are turning to hybrid cars or flexfuel vehicles to save money at the pump.
  • Buying an Energy Efficient Washing Machine - What to Look For Created: Friday, October 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Making smart choices when buying your next washing machine can save energy and save you money in the long run.
  • Top Home Cooling Steps Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    Running your air conditioner during the summer months can raise your energy bill quite significantly. Learn how to save money while air conditioning your home to a nice cool temperature.
  • Top Make Your Air Conditioner Work More Efficiently Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    Running your air conditioner this summer can put strain on your electric bill. There are ways to reduce the effort that your air conditioner puts for when cooling your home.
  • The Most Common Alternative Energy Sources Created: Sunday, October 29, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Renewable energy is a commonly used term these days, so let's find out what the most common alternative energy sources are all about." itemprop="description">"description" Tuesday, September 19, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    Recomended settings for your air conditioner's and heater's thermostat.
  • What are the Different Types of Compact Fluorescent Lights Created: Sunday, October 29, 2006 Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014
    Using CFLs instead of incandescent lightbulbs can save a homeowner up to 25% of their electric bill each year.
  • Energy Efficient Dishwashers Created: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Dishwasher use can account for a large chunk of a household energy bill. By purchasing a dishwasher that tops its class in energy efficiency, a homeowner can save on energy costs each month. The di...
  • How To Save Energy When Lighting Your Business Created: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Lighting your business can potentially cut into business profits. Find ways to save energy and save money while keeping your business lit.
  • How HEAT Can Save Energy Created: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Heating a home in the winter can chew up a home's energy use. You can save energy and save money by using the HEAT method recommended by the EPA.
  • Daylighting Can Save Big Created: Thursday, August 17, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Daylighting skylights can save a business in big ways on their energy costs. Installing these on a roof allows a company to rely on the sun's light to provide lighting to employees and customers.
  • Megawatt Created: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    What is a megawatt? Find the definition here.
  • Steps to Reduce Your Refrigerator's Energy Cost Created: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    The refrigerator is one of the most commonly used appliances in any household. Heavy use can mean high energy costs. Follow these steps to help your refrigerator run efficiently to cut down on your...
  • Before You Buy a Water Heater Created: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Tax credits are available for high efficiency heating equipment. Before you buy a new water heater, you need to see if yours qualifies.
  • Definition for LED - Light Emitting Diodes Created: Monday, December 04, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    A definition for “light emitting diodes,” more commonly known as LEDs, a word often used in electronics.
  • Home Energy Savings - How to Use a Home Energy Saver Calculator Created: Thursday, July 06, 2006 Updated: Friday, February 19, 2010
    This home energy calculator allows you to estimate savings on your electricity bill by using their expert recommendations.
  • Windows Power Save - Use the Windows XP Power Save Option to Save Energy at Office Created: Monday, June 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    Windows 2000 and XP has the ability to help you conserve energy at the workplace. Simply follow the steps given and your computer can start saving energy.
  • Winterize Your Home - Winterize Your Home For Energy Savings Created: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    During the cold winter months homeowners in most of the country find it necessary to turn on the heaters to keep warm. You can save energy when heating your home by taking the time to winterize for..
  • Energy Guide - How to Read an Appliance's Energy Guide Created: Monday, June 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    Knowing how to read an appliance's energy guide can help you buy the most energy efficient product. The little yellow energy guide sticker can be the most important part of your shopping process.
  • Save Energy - How Save Energy When Doing Laundry Created: Friday, June 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    Most families find themselves using their washing machine everyday. Combined with using the dryer, energy costs can start to add up. Taking these simple steps can help you cut back on how much ener..
  • How Much Can You Save By Switching to Solar Power? Created: Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    For years homeowners have used solar power to heat pools and spas without thinking twice. As energy rates continue to climb, the switch to solar energy makes sense for more uses in the home.
  • Using Power Strips Saves Energy Created: Friday, September 22, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Plugging electronic devices into power strips can help save energy use in both the home and the office.

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