05 Nov '12, 5pm

Which is better option for your home: solar or geothermal energy? via @GreenHomeGuide

Which is better option for your home: solar or geothermal energy? via @GreenHomeGuide

If you have had an opportunity to review any of my previous responses to reader questions you may know that I am not a fan of tax credits since they do not reduce the cost of the equipment, they shift the cost to taxpayers. Getting off my soapbox, I am providing a link (here ) to a site that gives you the latest information on programs available in Ohio. Solar can cut energy costs Solar is a broad term in the residential sustainable community. You can use solar to : heat a home (passive or active systems), provide potable hot water or generate electricity. Solar is unreliable as a single source energy supplier but can cut operating costs as a supplemental system. The cost effectiveness of the investment would depend on the upfront cost for the equipment, the cost of grid system energy, the efficiency of the thermal envelop and the efficiency of the equipment. Solar equipme...

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