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Programmable thermostats and apps make it easy to control the temperature of your home and save energy and money.
Space heating and cooling account for almost half of a home's energy use, while water heating accounts for 18%, making these some of the largest energy expenses in any home.
Space Heating and Cooling
A variety of technologies are available for heating and cooling your home. These systems and supporting equipment such as thermostats and ducts provide opportunities for saving energy and money.
- Principles of heating and cooling
- Thermostats and control systems
- Reading meters
- Dehumidifying heat pipes
- Home cooling systems
- Home heating systems
- Heat pump systems
You can reduce your monthly water heating bills by selecting the appropriate water heater for your home or pool and by using some energy-efficient water heating strategies.
Rebates & Tax Credits
A federal tax credit is available for solar water heaters. The credit is for 30% through 2019, then decreases to 26% for tax year 2020, then to 22% for tax year 2021. It expires December 31, 2021. Learn more and find state and local incentives.