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jackstncook

Cost savings and cleanliness.

What You Need to Know

Description:

Completely automatic. During summer, flame is out 22 to 23 hours per day. Empty ashes about four times per year.

Maintenance Requirements:

Annual cleaning ($75)

Efficiency or Sustainability Improvements:

Two solar PV systems. Heat-efficient wing for SwimEx pool. Solar hot water system. Task-efficient lighting. Plug-in electric car (Volt)

My Motivation:

Use waste material for heating without adding to the net carbon cycle.

Advice:

Size your unit carefully. Time hot water heater to heat only once a day.

Experience with Installer:

Excellent.

Additional Notes:

Solar hot water system too early, failing collector tubes now irreplaceable.

Open House Info:

Parking at house limited to three cars. 200-foot walk down driveway from the road

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