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roof solar
October 28, 2017

roof solar

Tesla says the tempered glass is “tough as steel, ” and can weather a lifetime of abuse from the elements. It can also be fitted with heating elements to melt snow in colder climates. “It’s never going to wear out, ” Musk said, “It’s made of quartz. It has a quasi-infinite lifetime.” In a Q&A with reporters after the presentation, Musk said the tiles…

Residential rooftop solar
November 10, 2016

Residential rooftop solar

Applications Expedited permitting follows the steps listed below for roof-mounted solar installation with rated output of 10 KW or less on a one- or two-family dwelling. Step 1: The following fillable PDFs must be completed, printed and faxed to 619.667.1380 to be eligible for expedited review: Step 2: The Building Division staff will contact the applicant following…

solar panels rooftop
October 14, 2016

solar panels rooftop

Tesla updated its website this weekend to reveal the new solar panel it plans to use to dominate the market for residential solar. The proprietary panels, manufactured at Tesla’s upstate New York factory with Panasonic, will give the electric car and energy company its own photovoltaic panel design to build into products it hopes will convince previously reluctant…

Fitting solar panels to roof
August 6, 2016

Fitting solar panels to roof

Just as the apartments in a Brooklyn row house might be crowded inside–with living rooms barely big enough for a couch, and postage stamp-sized kitchens–building roofs are typically crowded with skylights, hatches, and equipment. Strict fire codes require a empty path six feet wide and nine feet high, leaving little room for solar panels. A new canopy is a simple…

Install solar panels on roof
March 4, 2017

Install solar panels on roof

Google is hoping that some good old-fashioned peer pressure will push more people to embrace solar energy. Project Sunroof, the search giant s solar panel mapping tool and calculator, is adding a nosy new feature, Data Explorer. Now, when you pull up an address using the tool, which visualizes how much sunlight hits each building in an area, you won t just see…

solar on roof
February 11, 2017

solar on roof

We ve been waiting on pricing details for Tesla s solar roof since last year. They re finally available. Tesla officially started taking orders for its highly anticipated solar roofing system today. Since the public launch of the product last fall, Elon Musk has been dropping small details about warranties and performance - but he s said nothing about how much…