Whether you rent or own, you can make your home more energy efficient with solar panels. Using natural, renewable energy from something as certain as the sun, running your home via solar is a climate-effective way to live. Switching to solar may seem daunting, but the below resources will address many questions you may have and get you started on the right foot. Are you overwhelmed by the cost? Look into loans and co-ops to save money. Do you want to talk to your landlord about making your apartment more efficient? Research energy efficiency ratings.