Getting Help with a Solar Electric System

Part 17 of Get Your Power from the Sun. For more information on solar electric systems, please contact: National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) 1414 Prince Street Suite 200 Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Phone: 703-299-8800 • Fax: 703-299-6208 Check the Web site to find the contact for your state energy office, which typically promotes the […]


Who sells and installs photovoltaic systems?

Part 9 of Get Your Power from the Sun. In some areas, finding a photovoltaic provider can be as simple as picking up the telephone directory and looking under “Solar Energy Equipment and Systems—Dealers.” However, many of the listings are solar water-heating companies and many companies might not be experienced in photovoltaic system design or […]


Water Heating

Part 5 of Ways to Save Money on Energy at Home. Hot Water Usage (based on national averages) Shower: 37% Clothes washer: 26% Dishwasher: 14% Bath: 12% Sinks: 11% Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 14% of your utility bill. There are four ways to cut […]


Getting Help With Your Solar Water Heater

Part 13 of Heat Your Water With The Sun. American Solar Energy Society (ASES) 2400 Central Avenue, Suite G-1 Boulder, CO 80301 Phone: (303) 443-3130 Fax: (303) 443-3212 E-mail: ases@ases.org Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) Public Affairs Division Phone: (321) 638-1015 Fax: (321) 638-1010 E-mail: info@fsec.ucf.edu National […]