25 Ways to Save
Cut home energy use and costs with these "next-step" strategies.
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Buyer's Guide to Insulation
Read a thorough review of R-values, costs, and installation methods for batts, rigid foam, spray foam, and blown-in insulation.
Find construction drawings for insulation, air-sealing, water management and more.
What's the Difference: Programmable Thermostats
A programmable thermostat can keep you comfortable and save on energy costs—significantly, if programmed with aggressive temperature setbacks when you’re asleep or away
Heat-Pump Water Heaters
A new breed of water heater uses time-proven heat-pump technology to cut energy consumption in half.
How it Works: Tankless Water Heater
Thinking of a hot water upgrade? See inside a tankless water heater with this interactive graphic and access articles for upgrading and choosing a tankless water heater.
Save Energy with a Cool Roof
Reflective roofing improves comfort and reduces cooling costs in the Deep South and anywhere the sun shines.
A Buyer's Guide to Windows
All content on energy efficiency
They’re one of the most important—and expensive—parts of a house. We help you sort through the materials, styles, and ratings that will influence your choice.