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Renewable Energy for Homeowners

Photo of a house with photovoltaic and solar hot water systems.

This home in Virginia combines a solar hot water and pool heating system with a photovoltaic system.

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:

More Information

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.

ENERGY STAR
Provides lists of energy-efficient products and new homes.