ENERGY STAR

  • Save Money and Help the Environment this April

    04/03/2019

    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

    03/21/2019

    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

    11/12/2018

    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

    07/16/2018

    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

    07/02/2018

    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

    06/25/2018

    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

    06/18/2018

    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

    06/13/2018

    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 …
  • How to Upgrade Your Cooling Equipment - For Less

    06/04/2018

    Step 1: Assess your current system.

    Is your central air conditioner more than 10 years old? Does your system need frequent repairs? Are your energy bills going up with no explanation? Are some rooms …

  • Stream Smarter for National Streaming Day 2018

    05/14/2018

    This Sunday, May 20, is National Streaming Day 2018. In recent years, streaming services have become a major player in how Americans consume television, music, movies, and other types of media - and …