November 1st, 2012

Energy From the Sun Part 2

We are once again looking into how we might be able to install a solar array on our roof. The finances are tough for us right now, but there is some incentive to get some installed because the Buckman Historic Association has decided to go through with submitting a nomination for our neighborhood as a historic district… Were this to go through, the installation of solar panels in our part of Buckman would become nearly impossible.

So anyways, with this in mind, we have run through what our expenses would look like under three different scenarios:

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December 6th, 2011

Energy From the Sun

This time of year our upper ecoroof starts looking a little scrappy. It gets a lot of sun and is generally too hot and dry for anything growing up there to be very happy. So recently after talking with some of our neighbors who have been enjoying the benefits of their solar panels, we’ve begun to look into the possibility of installing a small array on our upper roof. Read the rest of this entry »

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