American Solar Energy Society National Solar Tour: October 1, 2016 10:00 – 4:00
Sites open are according to zip codes:
61 Blue Hill Road, Great Barrington, MA
Solar heated dome home and collector array under construction.
12 Lakeshore Avenue, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
(how it’s listed in Google Maps)
ClimateMaster 3 ton dual stage – Horizontal closed loop – linears.
- Heat Recovery Ventilator as central bathroom fans on timers.
Hollitronics Energy Solutions, by John Verba
10.8 kW ground mount
Solar Thermal Domestic Hot Water:
Radiant Store, 3 panels roof mounted
- Solar thermal is tied to the geothermal ground loop – hybrid system.
Name: Paul and Joanne Coons
4 Balsam Way, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Technology(s) that are displayed:
PV, ground source heat pump, EV(electric vehicle) Solar Thermal, LED lighting, zero scape landscaping, electric tractor, snowblower, lawnmower, grill Net Zero home
Sarah Johnson, Dave Smalley
591 Lansing Rd, Fultonville, NY 12072
Off grid passive solar home, 2kW PV, 1.2 kW Bergey windmill
Vischer Ferry General Store
357 Riverview Rd, Rexford, NY 12148
Ground Source Heat Pump ($75.mo heating cooling expense for 4000 sqft, energy star building, LED lighting, Energy Star appliances, dense pack cellulose, GEospring heat pump water heaters, water sense water fixtures.
Name: Town of Clifton Park, Transfer Station Landfill Cap
Location of Project: 217 Vischer Ferry Road, Rexford NY 12148
Technology: 1.1 Megawatt Solar Field
Etc.: We will not have someone on premise but we will have flyers available for people interested in learning about the project as you enter the Transfer Station which will be open.
Halfmoon Roofless Solar
205 Cary Rd. Mechanicville, NY 12118
Bella Terra Farm: Joan Madonna & Paul Varco
418 Lynk Street, Sprakers, New York 12166
Working Farm, 9kW Solar array, Jacobs 1500Kw windmill(110 ft tower) grid tied
David & Harriet Borton
Sustainable Energy Systems, Inc. (and Solar Sal 44, commercial “T” boat)
7 Hilltop Road, Troy, NY (Brunswick)
Efficient, Practical, Solar Electric Boat – Sol 25 foot launch
Efficient, Practical, Electric Car – Volt
History: 35 year old passive solar house with various PV systems
Name: Stonehenge Associates
Location of Project: 27 Cohoes Rd., Watervliet, NY, 12189
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org CC: email@example.com
- ZETEC (ZERO Energy Training and Education Center).
- BPI GoldStar Instructor-led, providing hands-on instruction & a test center.
Name: David Bruns – netZero Village Apartments
Location of Project 994 Burdeck St., Schenectady, NY 12306
Technology(s) that will be displayed: Netzero Community, Energy Efficient Buildings, Passive Solar Design, Solar Photovoltaic, Solar Hot Water, Air-Air Heat Pumps, Electric Vehicles
Richard & Heide Westergard
2766 Rosendale Rd, Niskayuna, NY
Technology(s) that are displayed:
-gas flow through water heater for main house (installed in 2013)
– high efficiency gas furnace (installed in 2012)
– 4.5 KW solar PV system (Installed in 2011)
– Added flat roof insulation (installed in 2008)
– electric flow through water heater in back bathroom (Installed in 2006)
– insulated roll down shutters (installed in 2003)
– Passive solar wall (built in by architect in the 1960s)
Biomass Heat, Woodchip Boiler, home installation
Please e-mail Greg to set up an appointment
Jacki Chamberlain, Project Manager
Under the Sun Building and Remodeling, LLC
62 Brophy Road
Greenwich, NY 12834-3225
TECHNOLOGY TO BE DISPLAYED :
ZERO ENERGY HOME , COMPLETED NOV 2015
CERTIFIED ENERGY STARF DOE ZERO ENERGY
EPA INDOOR air PLUS § WATER SENSE
– PASSIVE SOLAR
– 8.10 kW GRID – TIED SOLAR ARRAY
– 10090 LED LIGHTING
– HIGH EFFICIENCY DUCTLESS MINI SPLITS FOR
HEAT 4 d
– HEAT RECOVERY VENTILATORS ‘( WNGSOFTHEHOOSE ‘D
– HYBRID AIR SOURCE HOT WATER HEATER
– NATIVE PLANTS LANDSCAPING ( IN PROGRESS )
Name: Adirondack Alternate Energy- Bruce R. Brownell
Location of Project: 842 North Shore Rd., Hadley, NY 4.5 miles North of the Edinburg 4 corners (Fullers Store) on the right.
Technology(s) that will be displayed:
This is a home construction site, House # 378, 5 weeks old. Will feature air integrated heavy mass system (Heat Energy Battery), All Weather Wood Foundation(AWWF)- replacing traditional concrete walls, 2-2” layers of foam insulation system and display and description of passive solar design.
For more locations see http://www.ases.org/solar-tour/
from Green Energy Times http://www.greenenergytimes.net/2016/09/30/solar-energy-tour-saturday/