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5 Ways to Green Your Home: Green Energy

GBCI: 0920013506

This course is presented in an ARTICLE format.

Many homeowners believe green or alternative energy is only available through large commercial operations. Happily, this is not accurate. New technology allows homeowners to also take advantage of renewable energy sources.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4

Published on: June 02, 2017

Average: 4 (24 votes)


Join us as we review various residential green energy and renewable energy options. The concepts contained here might be surprising because we have been conditioned to think of electricity, natural gas, and coal as our primary sources of power generation. However, there are other eco-friendly options that are kinder and gentler to energy bills as well as to the natural environment.

**These articles are part of our book The ROOTs of a Greener Home. The home owner version (not eligible for any CE credit) can be purchased from Amazon as a gift or for viewing on your favorite device. For more information please visit www.GBRIonline.org/ROOTS.


  1. Explore green energy and renewable energy options for homeowners
  2. Understand the pros and cons for each option
  3. Look at the cost and maintenance required for each alternative
  4. Explore the basics for implementing these green energy and renewable energy options
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Green Building Research Institute (GBRI)
New York, NY
United States

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