efficiency

Unusual Cures for Pain at the Gas Pump

It's almost automatic: As soon as gas prices go up, the media rushes to offer suggestions for saving money on fuel. But rather than recycling all the old familiar ideas, DailyFinance asked its readers for their best suggestions to reduce pain at the pump, and you gave us some unusual options.

Using EnergyStar to Save Money? Buyer Beware.

Energy Star, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) efficiency-rating program for appliances, is under fire for making dubious claims, mislabeling products, or insufficiently verifying manufacturers' claims.