Maybe This Will Help

We who are stuck in the doldrums of winter may find it hard to believe that solar energy is right for us.  However, Mother Earth News provides some fantastic information regarding solar hot water.

Remember the tax incentives mentioned earlier for energy efficiency upgrades?  Those are a great motivator for choosing alternative energy.  To bring it home a little more, though, take a look at this comparison:

Courtesy of Mother Earth News

Courtesy of Mother Earth News

And if you’re wondering if your geographic location is suitable for solar hot water, take a look at this chart.   Please note that typical solar installations include a back-up system to supplement solar when necessary.

Courtesy of Mother Earth News

Courtesy of Mother Earth News

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