WNYSEA is bringing BRO readers a daily article about green buildings in Buffalo. Each green building will be available for you to see for FREE on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the WNY Solar Homes and Green Buildings Tour from 10am – 4pm. While this tour is not limited to the city itself, it is very important to give a HUGE cheer to the city of Buffalo because there are so many great projects within the city limits. For a full list of tour sites go to www.wnysea.com.
In this installment we are highlighting – First Solar Array EVER in Allentown Historic Preservation District!
Today we bring you info on the first solar array approved and installed by the Allentown preservation board. WOW. This is a big step for Buffalo and shows that being eco friendly can exist with a historic home.
This house will be open during the tour so that you can learn exactly how the owners installed the solar, how much it cost, how much energy the arrays produce, etc. Only on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 10 – 4pm.
Address: 115 Mariner St. Buffalo, NY 14201
Tour Hours: 10am-4pm
Fuel Type: Solar
Year of PV/Solar Hot Water System: 2010
Building Features: Grid Tied PV, Instantaneous Hot Water, Single Family Residence
Building Features Detail: 5.06 kW grid-tied PV solar, 16 PV panels on a pitched roof, indirect hot water system **The first system permitted in the Allentown historic preservation district. Microinverter based system, with real time, per panel, reporting.
General Information: 106% of electrical usage supplied by solar – 3,421kWh
For more information about the WNY Solar Homes and Green Buildings Tour go to www.wnysea.com or contact email@example.com.
See post #1 – The Avant
See post #2 – Susan Shea’s Geothermal & Solar House
See post #3 – PUSH NetZero House
See post #4 – Hispanics United solar array
See post #5 – The Wee House