|Re: cohousing electricity and internet||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Darien Payne (dariencruzio.com)|
|Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2021 10:57:17 -0800 (PST)|
Batteries are expensive and can need maintenance and replacement. But you don’t need back up batteries for all your usual electrical uses. I recommend identifying critical electrical use that you would want to have back up for, and install enough batteries for only those critical electrical devices. Darien, not in co-housing currently > On Jan 9, 2021, at 12:31 PM, Alan O'Hashi via Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] > cohousing.org> wrote: > > Jim - Now is the time to install solar panels and storage batteries. > Retrofits later are more costly. My place received tax credits and grants > for an array that provides all the power to the common house plus a small > surplus that is sold to the power company. i wish we would have purchased > storage batteries when we wired for them. get an outside expert to help you > on this, also to integrate car charging stations. if you go all electric some > companies give an option to use power from renewables. sine it all flows > through the grid that’s largely symbolic in my view. While you’re at it think > through internet and tv for each household. > > > Thx > > Alan O > > > > Views from behind the lens > www.alanohashi.com > Boulder . .303-910-5782 > Wyoming 307-316-2113 > Typos By iPhone Auto-Correct > > > Views from behind the lens > www.alanohashi.com > Boulder . .303-910-5782 > Wyoming 307-316-2113 > Typos By iPhone Auto-Correct > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > >
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