Renewable Energy for Homeowners
There are a number of renewable energy technologies that you can use in your home. Some are best incorporated in new homes when they are built. Others can easily be added to existing homes.
Technologies that are commercially available today include:
- Geothermal direct use
- Geothermal heat pumps
- Passive solar heating and daylighting
- Photovoltaic (solar cell) systems
- Solar hot water systems
- Wind energy
- Wood heating (biomass energy heating)
U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Savers
Features information on ways to use renewable energy and save energy in your home, your vehicle, and your workplace.
Green Power Network
Learn how to and if you can buy your electricity from renewable energy sources.
Provides lists of energy-efficient products and new homes.