Residential solar systems for electricity and heating water are most often installed separately, competing for limited roof space and the…
Author Chuck Colgan, CA Center for Sustainable Energy
Common best practices that cost little or provide quick payback can create both energy and financial savings
“The only renewable energy resource that is available everywhere, on-demand and that cannot be depleted.”
The key is to find upgrades and retrofits that will achieve a quick payback by lowering energy costs, qualifying for rebates and taking advantage of utility programs for free energy audits and innovative payment options.
Cargo shipping containers repurposed as sustainable homes and buildings
When restaurant greening includes energy-saving strategies, the benefits can increase profits in addition to helping the environment.
Find home and building energy envelope leaks with infrared cameras by doing it yourself, hiring a professional – or becoming one!