|Re: Shared heating systems||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Joe Nolan (jnolanAdobe.COM)|
|Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 17:56:51 -0600|
>Bruce Coldham in a Cohousing Journal article said that having heating systems >that heat several homes are more ecological. Are any sites planning a >central heating plant that heats several buildings ... >Mike M > EcoVillage at Ithaca's first neighborhood (1/3 moved in) uses a shared hot water heating system - 4 gas boilers located in "energy centers" supply heat for the 30 units (15 duplexes). Homes are passive solar, super-insulated, air-tight. The energy centers are a convenient place to "plug in" renewable energy sources as they become affordable to us. joe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ joe nolan / Acrobat Capture Engineering / Adobe Systems / 607-273-5563
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