By cutting back on your energy use, you will be cutting back on your energy costs. From the extreme to the mundane, every energy-efficient change you make can reflect on your energy bill. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of simple things you can do to make your home and your life more energy-efficient. If you're ready to make a change, check out's tricks, tips and advice to become the biggest saver on your block!

Recycling is Still Relevant

Gabriella Itzler | Nov 13, 2017

Celebrate "America Recycles Day" with this reminder of just how important recycling is to our planet's preservation.

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Wander the Woodlands: Our National Parks Destination List for Winter 2017

The Team | Dec 15, 2017

From folklore to fairytales, beautiful wooded sceneries help paint a picture for fantasy and adventure – particularly during the colder months, when the snow and ice can transform any outdoor locale into a winter wonderland. Read More

Deck the halls with LEDs

Gabriella Itzler | Dec 11, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year! This holiday season, we’re saying goodbye to our grandmothers’ old incandescent string lights and upgrading to LEDs. Read More

Recycling is Still Relevant

Gabriella Itzler | Nov 13, 2017

Celebrate "America Recycles Day" with this reminder of just how important recycling is to our planet's preservation. Read More

How Do You Save Energy in the Fall?

Jordan Craven | Oct 5, 2017

With crisp breezes and colorful leaves, it's no surprise that fall is many Americans' favorite season of the year. Read More

What happens when you leave the lights on?

Gabriella Itzler | Sep 27, 2017

We all know the struggles of the morning rush – you snooze the alarm 5 times and then have to shower, get dressed, eat breakfast and speed out the door in 20 minutes flat. Read More

How to Make Mornings More Energy Efficient

The Team | Sep 15, 2017

Becoming energy efficient isn’t as easy as turning off a light switch – OK, maybe it can be. Read More

Summer Savings While the Kids Are Home

Heather Bailey | Jun 28, 2017

School's out – it's summertime and the kids are home enjoying their time off. Read More

Program Your Thermostat for Energy Savings

Celeste Fondeur | Jun 14, 2017

Winter is hitting hard and dropping temperatures in your home. Read More

Save Up to $180 a Year with a Programmable Thermostat

Heather Bailey | Jun 1, 2017

Almost half of a homeowner's energy bills go toward heating and cooling the house, according to ENERGY STAR. Read More

Here's What Could Happen When You Unplug for 24 Hours

Shelly White | Mar 3, 2017

Ready, set, unplug! Read More

10 Energy-saving Tips for Spring

Heather Bailey | Mar 2, 2017

As the dreary winter days turn into the promise of spring, it's the perfect time to think of how you can prepare your home for the warm months ahead. Read More

Think Small: 3 Ways Minimalist Living Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Shelly White | Jan 23, 2017

Last week, I noticed that my social media feed was filled with friends, family and acquaintances recommending the film Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things. Read More

How to Make Evenings More Energy Efficient

Jordan Craven | Nov 23, 2016

After a long day of work, most people like to come home and relax. Read More

Problem Solved: We Answer Your Energy-Related Adulting Questions

Heather Bailey | Nov 21, 2016

Having trouble "adulting"? Read More

4 Green Features to Look for in a Home

Margaret Smith | Aug 8, 2016

Finding a new place to live is exciting, but the searching process comes with its challenges. Read More

Best Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away

Heather Bailey | Jul 22, 2016

With summer in full swing, you're probably already thinking about how to avoid mosquitoes. Read More

Stay Green While Eating Al Fresco

Jordan Craven | Jul 11, 2016

With summer in full swing, going outside and enjoying Mother Nature with friends or family is at the top of everyone’s to-do list. Read More

Six Green Gadgets You Wish You Already Owned

Jordan Craven | Jun 27, 2016

No one likes to be behind the curve when it comes to technology. Read More

Top Places in Texas to View Meteor Showers

Jordan Craven | Jun 20, 2016

If you have ever looked up at the sky and saw shooting stars, then you witnessed meteoroids entering the Earth's atmosphere. Read More

Finding Dory Movie Encourages Ocean Conservation

Elizabeth Segarra | Jun 8, 2016

After Finding Nemo came out in 2003, something strange happened. Read More