What uses the most energy in your home? Start here to figure out where to focus your energy-saving efforts. Analyze your energy use and calculate costs to understand savings opportunities. Use our new Energy Tracker℠ tool to analyze your energy use and create a savings plan.
Find no-cost and low-cost actions that could save you energy, along with other energy-efficiency help for homeowners and renters.
Heating & Cooling
Compare heat pumps and other options. Find out how to save energy and still stay comfortable.
Discover how to select and use home appliances to maximize savings.
Shine some light on one of the easiest and most effective ways to save energy.
Our community experiment is made up of energy-efficiency missions, each one with a dead-simple thing for everyone to do (how simple? Check it out). We aren’t posting any new missions right now, but you can still leave us a comment, ask a question, or complete all the missions.
Special Offers & Incentives
Find out about how Energy Trust of Oregon incentives, state and federal tax credits and special offers can earn you cash back for making your home more efficient.
Switch Labs is a new video series that investigates the most energy-efficient way to do household chores — finding the best ways to save you energy and money.
You wanted to know: What is the most energy efficient way to boil water? We tested whether it’s more efficient to boil water in the microwave, in a kettle on the stovetop, or in an electric kettle. Find out which method saved the most energy.
We can help you save energy on your water heater and plan ahead for your next one.
Increase savings and comfort with insulation, air sealing and energy-efficient windows. See if you qualify for weatherization assistance programs.