New Video Standards Explain How to Post to YouTube

clock April 28, 2014 17:29
Now that the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is migrating into the energy.gov environment, our video standards are evolving, too. The Videos page on Communication Standards explains the new process for posting your videos to U.S. Department of Energy's YouTube channel. [More]


New White Paper Helps Guide Web Presence for Print Products

clock March 3, 2014 11:07
To help authors understand the available options for producing Web versions of print products, subject matter experts in design, development, content, and usability researched and wrote a white paper to guide the conversation about digitizing products EERE has traditionally produced in print-only formats. [More]


The New Analysis and Usability Section

clock February 27, 2014 17:42
If you're interested in user-centered design, you'll want to check out the new Analysis and Usability section on EERE's Communication Standards website. The new content includes an overview on user-centered design, a PDF handbook full of techniques for doing user-centered design projects, and example templates to help you plan your project. [More]


New EERE Certificates and Fonts for Kids Available

clock October 21, 2013 13:14
There are two new additions to the print section of Communication Standards to help you and your program develop high-quality print products. The EERE certificate template provides a template for awards and acknowledgements across EERE and its program offices and initiatives. The new version of the EERE Identity and Design guidelines includes guidance on which fonts to use for EERE products targeted towards children of varying ages. [More]


Personally Identifiable Information Guidance Available

clock August 22, 2013 13:17
Personally Identifiable Information—which is more regularly known by the acronym PII— is a term used to describe any personal information. If you have a project that needs to collect and store personal data, you need to follow the federal guidelines for responsibly using and hosting PII. Our new PII page on Communication Standards explains everything you need to know. [More]