Energy costs have been decreased dramatically and our recycling efforts divert thousands of tons of material away for landfills each year
- Habitat for Humanity ReStore
- Retail space (e.g., Store, Laundromat, Restaurant)
- 1675 South Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14220
- 15,000 sq ft
- Energy need met:
- 50% to 74% of electricity
- 25% to 49% of air conditioning
- Event Participation:
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2012 Host
- NESEA Green Buildings Open House 2013 Host
- Solar PV
- January 2012
- Size of System:
- 25 kW
- To generate electricity
- For air-conditioning
- Net Cost of System:
- Annual Savings:
- Own or Lease:
- Prepaid Lease
We lease the system for $100 per month, and our energy saving is $503 per month
There is minimal maintenance with the system. Each year it is serviced by Solar Liberty at little or no cost to us.
Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:
We have installed 4 High Efficiency HVAC units for heating and cooling our 15,000 sq ft sales floor.
The Habitat ReStore's main goal is to provide a sustainable revenue stream for Habitat for Humanity in Buffalo. We operate two retail store that sell new and used item to the public. Our motivation for a clean energy system is to decrease our energy costs in order to generate more money for building houses in the Buffalo area.
Experience with Installer:
Solar Liberty did a great job, and we would recommend them in the future.
Open House Info:
We are open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM. Please stop in anytime we are open and ask for Chris or John, we will be glad to answer any questions you have.
Apartment Building|High Efficiency HVAC
Retail space (e.g., Store, Laundromat, Restaurant)|Solar PV