Energy-Saving Inspiration

California Mandates Solar Power For All New Homes

See how this cutting-edge state is defining the terms of efficiency.

Tips and Trends

The Future of Solar-Powered Architecture

See how some talented students are making strides toward energy efficiency.

Keeping Energy Inside

How to Build Airtight Insulated Cathedral Ceilings

Proper construction techniques can help ensure energy-efficient ceilings.

Keeping Cool in the Desert Heat

Triple-digit Phoenix summer temps are no match for some smart planning.

Building an Energy-Efficient Addition

Add Space If Necessary

But see if you can use your current footprint first.

Stop Costly Air Leaks

Save big bucks on utility bills by air-sealing your home.

New Windows & Doors

Replace leaky single-pane windows with improved double-pane versions.

Deep Energy Retrofits

See how a DER goes the extra mile to save money now and for years to come.

Solar Power & High-Efficiency HVAC

Half-Price Solar Panels

State and local rebates reduce solar energy to a fraction of retail costs.

HVAC Upgrade

A new unit will reduce heating & cooling costs and level humidity.

Energy Answers Videos

Renewable Solar Roof Panels

Jeff Wilson explains about adding renewable solar panels to his roof.