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Home Heating

A variety of technologies are available for heating your house. In addition to furnaces and boilers, heating options include wood and pellet heaters, active solar heating, and heat pumps, which are used for both heating and cooling. In addition, a combination of proper insulation, air sealing, and energy-efficient windows and doors will help ensure that your home is both comfortable and energy efficient.


Top 10 Things You Didn't Know about Hydropower

Test your energy knowledge by checking out these surprising facts about hydropower.

Energy Department Releases New Energy 101 Video on Ocean Power

New video explains how we can use ocean power to generate electricity.

Boosting America’s Hydropower Output
The Boulder Canyon Hydroelectric Facility's new, highly-efficient turbine. | Photo courtesy of the city of Boulder, Colorado.

Learn about the Energy Department's effort to help optimize the performance of hydropower facilities across the U.S.