For the average American household, almost half the annual energy bill goes to heating and cooling - more than $900 a year. Being smart about how you control your temperature settings will help you save money and stay comfortable in your home. Learn more about which thermostat is right for you, available incentives, and buying and installation guidance.
Sealing air leaks and adding insulation to your attic can help you be more comfortable at home while saving up to 10% on your annual energy bills. Learn how to check if you have the recommended insulation levels. Learn about insulation types and find guidance on how to hire a contractor to do the job for you.
ENERGY STAR certified windows save you energy and money while improving home comfort. Replacing old, drafty windows with ENERGY STAR certified windows lowers household energy bills by an average of 12 percent. Further, low-emissivity, or low-e glass coatings on many ENERGY STAR certified windows also reduce UV sun damage to floors, carpets, and furniture.
The future of home energy and transportation is electric. You can prepare by making your home ready for additional electric appliances, equipment and an EV charger. Learn why you should prepare now, what you need to do to make your home electric ready, and, when the time comes, what you need to know about buying an ENERGY STAR certified EV charger.