Energy Saver Blog

By Kate Doughty - December 3, 2018

This year, give the gift of energy efficiency. Whether you’re visiting family, decorating the brightest house on the block, or staying in with festive movies and treats, here are some ways to save

By Maxine Chikumbo - November 19, 2018

Sales promotions have already begun, but holiday shopping kicks into high gear this Friday (Black Friday), followed by Cyber Monday. It’s the perfect opportunity to buy gifts that will save your

By Kate Doughty - November 13, 2018

Did you know your Thanksgiving dinner is fairly carbon friendly? While holiday travel and some

By Jennifer Thorne Amann - July 2, 2018

SmarterHouse is the most comprehensive source of information for making your home more energy efficient. From the building

By Wendy Koch - April 13, 2018

With simple steps, you can save hundreds of dollars in home energy costs each year.

Many steps such as turning off lights don’t cost a dime. Others can include home automation devices to

By Wendy Koch - June 28, 2017

An annual rite of passage is fast approaching. Parents, some

By Jennifer Thorne Amann - July 16, 2015

Here's a great infographic from the folks at ENERGY STAR®. For more information on keeping your house cool in the summer, check out our cooling

By Jennifer Thorne Amann - February 28, 2015

Welcome to smarterhouse.org. The information on this site will help you make informed decisions about how you use energy in your home. It will help you prioritize home