Comedian Lewis Black is fond of explaining why solar energy will not work: “Because the sun goes away each day and doesn’t tell you where it is going.”

But don’t tell that to the respondents to a recent Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. The survey said 44 percent of Americans believe solar energy should become a standard method of heating homes, while 23 percent don’t believe solar energy can have a standard heating role in homes.

Check out more of the survey by visiting: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/environment_energy/44_favor_solar_energy_for_home_heating