Solar Energy for the Home

Solar energy can be used in many ways. It is being used all over the world with great success.

The most cost effective way to use solar energy is to heat water. It will give you the fastest return on your investment. Installing a solar water-heating system may cost between $2,000 and $6,000. Check below for more information 

Consumer's guide to solar hot water heaters U.S. Department of Energy:

FindSolar (estimate savings, find contractors):

Northwest Solar Center :

Shoreline Solar Project :

Solar Rating and Certification Corp. :

Solar Washington :

News Articles:

Seattle Times (March 5, 2006): Even with our clouds, solar water heaters are a viable option.