Home Design Guides: Energy efficiency, Electrical

Alternative energy sources

There's nothing more efficient than using a completely renewable energy source. Find out how things like wind- and solar-generated electricity can help you to improve your energy efficiency.

Energy efficient electrics

Small considerations can make a very big difference when it comes to how energy efficient your electrical systems are. Find out what you can do to increase your home's efficiency.

Demand response and load shedding

Depending on where you live and what electrical hardware you have, your local power authority may be able to control your lighting or appliances to prevent blackouts.