A Renewable Home Energy Retrofit: How We Did It

We reduced our carbon footprint by incorporating a variety of renewable energy systems into our Maine home, including a geothermal system and solar hot water system. With this home energy retrofit, we now produce nearly all of our power without fossil fuels.

Heat Exchange Pipe
A combined 6,000 feet of heat-exchange pipe stretches through three 200-foot-long trenches to capture geothermal energy.
Photo by Ron Davis