• Tips to Manage High Humidity in Your Home


    During the summer months, DC’s high humidity can make being outside unbearable. Not only is It uncomfortable, it may cause health issues such as fatigue, muscle cramps, hyperthermia, and could even …
  • Tips to Prevent You from Sweating Over Your Utility Bills this Summer


    Because the temperature is really starting to heat up in DC, you might see your utility bills go up with it. Here are some tips to help you save energy and money as you use air conditioning more …
  • Save Money and Help the Environment this April


    Did you know that you can celebrate Earth Month and Financial Literacy Month this April by simply reducing your energy usage? By making your home more energy-efficient, you can help your wallet and …
  • DCSEU Partners with Great Streets Program to Help Local Restaurants Save Energy and Money


    Restaurants throughout the nation’s capital are finding it difficult to stay afloat with rising rents and increased competition. According to DC Eater, roughly 90 restaurants closed in the DC-area …
  • Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist to Save Energy


    There are 6 easy things you can do now to stay comfortable this winter: 

    Make exterior repairs. Check for signs of damage to your roof, siding, and foundation. If you spot anything that needs repair, …

  • Energy Efficiency & the Chocolate Factory


    Harper Macaw is a fine-chocolate venture co-founded by a husband and wife—a Brazilian chocolate maker and a U.S. Marine veteran. One of the company’s environmentally conscious goals has been to turn …
  • 5 Ways to Save Energy When A/C Is A Must


    Keep your cool.

    If you're using a window or room air conditioning unit, make sure that the unit itself is properly insulated. If you are working or relaxing in one spot, close all doors and openings …

  • 7 Ways to Green Your Laundry


    Laundry may be unavoidable, but why not save energy and money while you do it? Here's how to develop a laundry routine that's better for you and better for the planet:

    1. Use the right detergent.  …

  • The Cool Choice for Room A/C


    With the weather warming up, make the cool choice of a new ENERGY STAR certified room or window air conditioner. Explore ways to optimize your room air conditioner to save energy and keep you …
  • Your A/C Maintenance Checklist


    Dirt and neglect are the top causes of heating and cooling system inefficiency and failure. While many can be completed on your own, proper maintenance by a qualified technician is one of the most …