Greenbelt Solar Home with Rainwater Harvesting & Rain Garden

This ranch-style brick home was built in the late 50s. Solar City installed a 10 kW DC (8.9 kW AC) PV system on the E/SE facing slopes of the roof in early 2014 and it began generating electricity in November; there were no upfront costs. A 640-gallon cistern,...
Greenbelt Green Lakeside Drive Home

Greenbelt Green Lakeside Drive Home

Our winter lake-view house has many energy- and water-conserving features throughout the house and outside. Outside we have an electric vehicle Level 2 charger, 2 rain barrels, compost bins, vermicomposters (worm hotels), and edible landscaping. We harvested gallons...