Filter by:

The Results Are In - Week 2

We’d like to shoutout the AMAZING DC residents who took the pledge that topped the charts in energy savings.

Winner Profile: Samir

One of our August random drawing winners, Samir from Ward 5, talks about taking the Reduce Energy Use DC pledge!

July Take Action Period - Week 5

It’s the final week of Reduce Energy Use DC’s Take Action Period and this week we’re focusing in on our appliances and electronics.

Need an Energy Break?

We partnered with several great organizations to develop a series of Energy Breaks. We hope you enjoy an Energy Activation with The NEED Project, Tree Talks with Casey Trees, and a Sustainable Haul with The Recycle Baes.

July Take Action Period - Week 4

It’s week four of Reduce Energy Use DC’s Take Action Period and this week we’re focusing in on lighting. Did you know that 9% of energy use comes from household lighting?

The Hour DC Used The Most Energy

On July 19, 2019 at 6PM, DC used more energy than any other hour in 2019 - more than 2 million kilowatt hours. 

Climate Change Fighter Profile: Rebecca Ballard

The global garment industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world. 

July Take Action Period - Week 3

It’s week three of Reduce Energy Use DC’s Take Action Period and this week we’re focusing in on water. 

July Take Action Period - Week 2

It’s week two of Reduce Energy Use DC’s Take Action Period and this week we’re focusing in on temperature. Did you know that heating and cooling costs can account for up to 50% of electricity bills?