15 Apr '11, 6pm

Integrated Solar Roofs are for Cow Sheds Too

Integrated Solar Roofs are for Cow Sheds Too

, the maker of "Energy Roofs", the replacement of two cowshed roofs by farmer John Woolcock with over 555 Sharp solar panels covering a total of nearly 700m2 is a first of its kind in the country. Instead of sitting on top of an existing roof, the solar panels become the roof itself. The result, says Woolcock, is a more durable, better looking structure. (Presumably he got to save some on the replacement roofing materials too). Here's his take on the technology:

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/integrated-solar-...

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