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This can include the use of VELUX Skylights or VELUX Sun Tunnels not only to reduce the amount of electricity used during the day, but also to increase the quality and quantity of light in the spaces you use most throughout the day. Additionally, there are proven health and mood benefits associated with getting enough sunlight.
According to energsytar.gov, “the average household spends $400-$600 per year on water heating – making it the second largest energy expenditure behind heating and cooling”. Installing a solar water heater can reduce the amount of money you spend to heat water by 60-80 percent. Additionally, there may be options to size the system so the solar hot water energy can help heat your home or business.
Installing photovoltaic [PV] modules can be a great way to reduce the amount of electricity you purchase from the electric utility. From small to large, a solar electric system will reduce your consumption of fossil fuels and lower your utility bill. It’s also a great way to charge your electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid.
Other great ways to use solar include: Solar Pool Heaters, Solar Air Heating, and Solar Attic Fans