June 20, 2022
Forty-four million households rent their homes. While these renters likely can’t make major changes to their homes, they have plenty of options for saving electricity and money. They can seal up their windows, lower their water heater’s temperature, unplug appliances and turn off their lights. But larger moves, like buying solar panels, are likely out of reach.
Renters aren’t without solar-powered options, though. While landlords likely won’t install solar panels on a rental property (though they could), renters have ways large and small to use some solar electricity. While inflation is driving up household costs, you can save money around the house by taking getting creative about where your energy comes from.
Read more: Yes, You Can Use Solar Power as a Renter