Turn Your Halloween Pumpkins Into Power


To commemorate National Energy Action Month, we’re featuring some scarily effective ways to save energy at home. As cooler weather lurks around the corner, tune in to Energy.gov all week long for ways to save energy and money—and avoid cold weather terrors like energy vampires. We also put together some energy-themed pumpkin patterns to help “energize” your… Keep reading →

5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make At Home


Here at Energy.gov, we take Halloween seriously — very seriously. Maybe it has something to do with all the flickering lights (should’ve used LEDs), drafty haunted houses (terrible insulation) and broom-riding witches (very sustainable!). Whatever the reason, we thought we’d share the spirit of Energyween — or is it Halloweenergy? — with these five easy-to-make,… Keep reading →


Do you prefer to save energy because it benefits the climate or your wallet? Or perhaps you’d rather stay in the dark. Do not be tricked and kick your standby habit at home. Our ‘digital economy’ – with billions of networked devices such as smart phones, tablets and set-top boxes – demands increasing amounts of… Keep reading →