'Tis the season for giving gifts, and there are lots of options for items that could help your loved one save energy. Consumer Reports had a few ideas for the energy geek in your life, and even if you aren't looking specifically for an energy-related gadget, efficiency might still be on your mind. Giving electronics or appliances? Check out ENERGY STAR® to find the most efficient products. Even home décor such as window coverings and lighting offer the gift of energy savings. Or maybe you're handy and ready to help someone seal their air leaks, or you could help conduct a home energy assessment (or arrange for a professional assessment). There are lots of ways to give the gift of energy savings, and the receiver will appreciate your thoughtfulness for years to come.

What energy-saving gifts are you giving this year?

Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments.