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Fossil fuel is NEVER used for heat or hot water.

What You Need to Know

Description:

More details are at www.AlpineSolarHeat.com or by calling 413-684-3950.

Other Benefits:

easy access swimming, showroom for business

Maintenance Requirements:

annual water test, $15 for 10 test strips

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

Battery and standby inverter used to keep operating during grid power failures.

My Motivation:

1. minimize energy cost 2. environmental benefit

Advice:

a. ground mount is good b. radiant heat is not necessary if envelope is super insulated and sealed c. heating pool during summer and house during winter works well

Additional Notes:

The system is comprised of 34 Sunflower SFB304715 collectors, 960 gallon storage plus 108 gallon domestic hot water

Open House Info:

Address is 189 North Street, Windsor, MA. There is a blue and white "Alpine Solar" sign along route 9 pointing to North Street. If you are unable to visit during GBOH, you can call (413-684-3950) and schedule a different day.

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