Energy Noob

Want to save energy but have no clue where to begin?  Well, you're in the right place.

Energy Noobs will learn the basics of saving energy and some beginner strategies and products for shrinking that energy bill!

Let us help you learn how to start

Energy Aficionado

Up to speed on the basics of energy conservation and clean energy?

Time to learn more about the products and methods that will greatly reduce your energy consumption

Check out our Energy Aficionado page

for our product review and advanced energys saving strategies!

Energy Guru

Do you have the most energy efficient home on your block? 

Energy Gurus are monitoring their home's energy performance and striving to eliminate all energy waste.

Stay on top of the latest energy products and help the Mapawatt community learn from your experience! »

new products

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Ways to Save

Check out our Ways to Save section for ideas and projects you can get started on to start saving energy!

The Ripoff Report

Don't fall prey to an energy ripoff!  Check out our listing of energy scams and misleading products and services!


Powell Smith, Co-founder of Mapawatt states

Before investing in major energy system upgrades, get back to the basics.  Use a simple spreadsheet to track your energy usage and work on minor improvements first.

Did You Know?

Don't overlook water savings techniques in your plan for increasing the efficiency of your home.

Combine trips and errands to reduce your fuel usage during the week and save money.

Don't forget to close the flue to your fireplace when not in use.  This is a huge hole in your building envelope!