Self designed and installed solar thermal heating system with radiant concrete floor.
25% to 49%
of space heating
- 61 Delano Road, Woolwich, ME 04579
- 1,100 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 25% to 49% of space heating
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2012 Host
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- Solar Space Heating
- January 2001
- Size of System:
- 4 collectors
- Monitor performance:
- For space heating
- Gross Cost of System:
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What You Need to Know
Solar Heating system heats building down to 32F on sunny days Heat recovery ventilator used in winter months. More info: www.arttec.net
Fill system in fall + drain in spring
Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:
Super Insulated Walls/Roof done with Closed Cell spray-in foam + fiberglass batts.
#1 Living sustainably #2 enjoying pride of ownership of a self built system
I would have built a drain back system in retrospect since it is lower maintenance.
Open House Info:
from Route 1 N of Bath bridge Take Route 127 NORTH at yellow blinking light in Woolwich. 4.5 miles turn right on Old Stage Road .5 mile turn right on Delano Road 61 Delano is 2nd on right - brown workshop and cedar shingled saltbox house with wrap around porch.
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