Solar Water Heating: Using the Sun to Heat Domestic Water Makes Sense in Almost Any Climate

Solar Water Heating: Using the Sun to Heat Domestic Water Makes Sense in Almost Any Climate

Solar water heating helps to save energy, reduce utility costs, and preserve the environment. Learn the basic terminology, what buildings solar water heating is appropriate for and how much a system might cost.

Type: White Paper




A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun

A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun

Learn how solar heating systems work, how they're used, their benefits and how to purchase one.

Type: White Paper




A Solar Success Story at Moanalua Terrace

A Solar Success Story at Moanalua Terrace

Solar systems prove to be an environmentally and economically sound choice for heating water in U.S. Navy housing at Moanalua Terrace in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Type: Case Study




Solar Water Heating

Solar Water Heating

Learn basic information on the components and types of solar water heaters currently available and the economical and environmental benefits of owning solar heaing systems.

Type: White Paper




Energy-Efficient Appliances

Energy-Efficient Appliances

In a typical U.S. home, appliances are responsible for nearly 60 percent of energy bills. Learn how energy-efficient appliances can save you money.

Type: White Paper




Carbon Footprint of Single-Family Residential New Construction

Carbon Footprint of Single-Family Residential New Construction

In 2006, California enacted a bill to reduce gas emissions for the next 50 years, affecting everything from automobiles to home building. This white paper contains data on how this will work for California and the impact on its residents.

Type: White Paper





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Water heating is one of the biggest energy uses in the home, so choosing an energy-efficient water heater is one of the best ways for a homeowner to save money. Learn about new solar, tankless, hybrid, boilers and other high-efficiency options.

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