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.

Nissan Leaf
Lee and Ron have dubbed their 2013 Nissan Leaf the “Suncar,” as they’re able to fuel nearly all of their local transportation in it with energy seized from the sun.
Photo by Ron Davis