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?

Improving the building envelope through increased or better insulation is the most cost effective way to improve the efficiency of your home.

Replacing worn or adding weatherstripping to doors and windows is an inexpensive weekend DIY project.

Don't forget to insulate interior doors to unconditioned spaces in your home such as an attic door.