Tag Archives: solar heating

Washington State's Renewable Energy Sales and Use Tax Exemption

In the State of Washington, sales of equipment used to generate electricity via sustainable energy are tax-exempt. Energy sources that are eligible for this exemption are wind, sun, fuel cells, biomass energy, tidal or wave energy, anaerobic digestion, geothermal, and landfill gas. This is how the state rewards those who incorporate the use of renewable […]

DIY Solar Pool Heaters

There are several ways in which you, as an individual, can harness the sun’s energy.  One of these is the use of a solar pool heater. This can save your household a lot of money over the years, by reducing your energy bills. Plus it helps reduce the greenhouse gas emissions which typical heating systems […]

Solar and Geothermal Residential Property Tax Credit – Prince George’s County, Maryland

Prince George’s County, in Maryland, has set up a property tax credit system for residential structures which are equipped with solar and geothermal systems that heat, cool or provide hot water for a structure. The tax credit is equal to 50% of the cost of the system, and not to exceed $5,000 for heating and […]

Solar-Powered Homes

There are many ways of benefiting from nature’s resources and from clean energy as a home owner. In fact, proper design of a home needs to take many factors into account if one is to create energy-efficient living quarters. Home owner who wish to be energy-efficient need to consider using passive solar heating, photovoltaic modules, […]

Solar Hot Water

Solar hot water heating systems are an effective way of conserving energy and reducing your energy bill. Contrary to popular belief, solar water heating is not a new technology. Solar water heating systems have been used commercially for over a century now, with the first commercial water heater (the Climax Solar-Water Heater) going on sale […]