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Is solar energy practical for your home?

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On this Saturday's show for Feb 22, 2014, The House P. I. radio show, the show that's all about houses with Reggie Marston, HGTV's original "house detective." My guest this week is Zak Dowell, president of Sustainable Home Energy Solutions. Zak and I discuss solar energy, whether for electricity, heating or hot water and whether solar energy is practical for your home. Zak covers all the bases of solar for the home and how to seal the home to make solar practical and cost effective.

Zak talks about why to have an energy audit on the home before having solar installed to seal all the cracks and crevices around the home that lets conditioned air escape, and also the need for new energy efficent windows or possibly thermopane storm windows instead. If you've ever entertained the thought of installing a solar system in your home this is the show you should check out before investing major dollars in a solar system only to be disappointed with you ROI.