This 1840s farm house underwent extensive energy upgrades and is a great example of what can be done with an older, leaky home. Add wind and solar (and battery backup) and it’s performing at net zero energy.
Year Built: 1840s: Renovated:
Systems Contractors: (wind): Weaver Wind; _______ (solar):_________; (weatherization):_____
Building Features: net zero energy with wind and solar and battery backup, which even charges an all-electric Nissan Leaf; locally designed Weaver Wind turbine; solar
Last updated November 28, 2019
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