Speksnijder Solar Site

Speksnijder Solar Site

This solar panel system is located at Jakob Speksnijder’s home. With the use of his engineering knowledge and being an electrician by trade, he was able to install his first set of solar panels himself. He is fully committed to living a Net Zero lifestyle, as...
Strategies for a more sustainable home

Strategies for a more sustainable home

We decided to go solar as soon as we moved into our current house as I am worried about the impacts of climate change on the future of my children. It is great to know now that we do not depend on fossil fuels to use electricity. We also cool or heat our house with a...
A rooftop made for solar

A rooftop made for solar

Our rooftop is absolutely perfect for solar panels – large, unobstructed, and south-facing. So after replacing our shingles, we installed a 13.26kW system from Tesla. During the shoulder seasons, we are generating more than we use! We love the idea of putting...
Hillside Elementary School Green Roof

Hillside Elementary School Green Roof

Green roofs are covered in a layer of vegetation and are more eco-friendly than the impermeable alternatives. The Hillside Elementary School green roof plays a crucial role in stormwater management and provides benefits to Tredyffrin Township and the Valley Creek...
West Chester University Geo-Exchange System

West Chester University Geo-Exchange System

West Chester University of Pennsylvania has invested in one of the largest geo-exchange heating and cooling systems at a North American institution of higher education. With over 800 wells on campus, WCU’s district and individual building systems provide energy...