Achieving an energy-independent home might be difficult and more expensive than getting utilities from systems in the grid, but the long-term benefits of having such a home are huge. To make your home completely energy-independent, you will need to provide your own solutions for every aspect related to the usage of energy – you will need a fountain or an efficient rain water harvesting and cleaning system to get the water that you use and you will also need an energy-efficient heating and cooling system that runs on fuel produced by you, such as the energy produced by solar installation Denver solar panels, with photovoltaic cells, wind turbines, geothermal systems or with systems that transform biomass into energy for cooking, heating and cooling. Once the systems are designed and installed, the benefits of independence will be instantly noticeable:
- Your home will cost you almost no money at all, while its resale value will keep going up as energy-efficient solutions are becoming increasingly sought for;
- Your home will be safe in case of any kind of utility damage in your area – no burst gas or water pipe, no power cut will affect your comfort and no such event will jeopardize your safety.