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Nebraska Homebuilder Wins Energy Efficient Home Award

On March 1st Reding Homes of Papillion, Nebraska won the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) 2018 Cross Border Builder Challenge. The Cross Border Challenge is a friendly competition between American and Canadian Home Builders...  Continue...»

How to Choose Efficient Appliances That Save Money

It's never a good day when you realize you need to replace a large appliance in your home. However, when the unfortunate time comes, be sure to take a moment and consider what you will purchase — especially for appliances that haven't been replaced in a number of years, as the technology may have changed substantially.  Continue...»

Safety Tips to Share With Kids Before Going Outdoors

Spring has arrived and Summer is just around the corner. Soon, kids will be out of school and outdoor activities will begin. People will begin cleaning and maintenance projects around their home, farm or ranch.   Continue...»

How Landscaping Can Help Save Energy

A well-designed landscape not only can add beauty to your home but also can reduce your heating and cooling costs. A well-placed tree, shrub, or vine can deliver effective shade, act as a windbreak...   Continue...»

Earth Day Energy Efficiency Tips

To throw your own Earth Day celebration, consider implementing a few of the 10 ideas below, and you will be saving the planet and rewarded with savings! Install and use ceiling fans. During air-conditioning season, you should be able to adjust your thermostat up four degrees and experience the same comfort as you would have with only running the air conditioner.   Continue...»

Ensuring High Quality Energy Efficiency Work

Do you want to make your home more energy efficient? Do you want to do some work yourself but hire contractors to help with some of the energy efficieny projects? How can you be sure that the quality of work will be good?   Continue...»


Energy Statistics

Energy Data for Researchers

Throughout the year, energy statistics data series are updated as new information becomes available. Some series are updated weekly, monthly, annually or...  Continue...»

Agriculture & Energy

Using Energy Wisely on Farm and Ranch

There’s no avoiding this reality in farming: Direct energy accounts for 5 to 7 percent of farm expenditures; indirect energy accounts for 9 to 10 percent.   Continue...»

Energy Education

Finding Jobs in Clean Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy offers many resources for those looking for job opportunities in the clean energy field.   Continue...»

Energy Tips

Energy Saving Tips for Spring 2018

With the start of a new season comes a fresh opportunity to find ways to save energy and money. Here are just a few simple things you can do...  Continue...»



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