Green energy offers many environmental benefits, but it also offers economic benefits to you the homeowner. If you’re interested in having a greener source of energy for your appliances at home, keep reading this article for useful tricks on the things you can do.

Heat your pools, hot tubs and showers more efficiently with a solar hot water system. Using natural gas or electricity is not as efficient as solar power, and solar water heaters can keep the water temperature steady. You may get tax deductions to offset the expense of installing some of this technology.

Wear natural fabrics during the summer in order to avoid wasting energy on air conditioning. Cotton and linen wick away moisture from your skin so that you stay cooler. Choose lighter colors so that you feel cooler and can resist turning up the air conditioning.

You might be able to get a government grant …