Save Money and Help the Environment this April
04/03/2019Did 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 …
Debunking 5 Common Myths About Home Energy Efficiency
02/18/2019Myth #1: Replacing windows and doors is the best way to save energy.
If you have functional windows, it makes more financial sense to improve them than to replace them with energy-efficient windows. …
Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist to Save Energy
11/12/2018There 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, …
7 Easy Steps to an Energy-Efficient Apartment
11/05/2018The DCSEU partnered with the Institute for Market Transformation to create this guide to simple, energy-saving solutions in your space.
5 Ways to Warm Up to Water Heater Savings
09/17/2018Water heaters are the second highest source of energy usage in the home, typically accounting for about 18% of your utility bill after heating and cooling. These 5 tips can help you save energy - and …
Take A Vacation From Your Energy Bills
07/25/2018Give your water heater a vacation, too.
Water heating can account for 14-18% of your home's energy use. Set your water heater to "low" or to "vacation mode".
Put "energy vampires" to rest. …
5 Energy-Saving Tips for a Rainy Day
07/23/2018Take advantage of cloudy weather.
With less sunlight pouring through your windows, it's easier to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. Set your air conditioner to an efficient 78 degrees …
5 Ways to Save Energy When A/C Is A Must
07/02/2018Keep 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
06/25/2018Laundry 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
06/18/2018With 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 …