Reaching the Underserved

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Reaching the Underserved

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Editorial: Elder Star

Author: Alan Meier
June 30, 2013

All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ... [continue reading]


Join the Home Energy Saver Community

March 30, 2013

Browse great info on how to save energy, read energy-expert blog posts and case studies, tell your own energy-savings story, and add our efficiency to-do list to your personal calendar. [continue reading]


Make the Most of Your Energy Use by Clicking the Green Button

Author: Sarah Frye
October 31, 2012

Looking back at the past 20 years, think how the energy industry has evolved. It used to be that a representative from the power company would walk the neighborhood once a month to take a reading ... [continue reading]


The Learning Curve of Living Green

Author: Erin Mathe
September 04, 2011

Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy and launched the Home Energy Squad to help homeowners make snap, yet sound, decisions when it comes to saving energy. [continue reading]


Database for Refrigerator Models and their Energy Ratings

July 01, 2001

Many people haven't a clue how much energy their refrigerator or freezer is using every hour of every day of every year. Here is a little help. [continue reading]


Lighting: An Energy Efficient Future

June 16, 2001

Can you save money with compact fluorescent bulbs? [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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