30 Dec '11, 11pm

After Decades of Home Improvements Massachusetts Couple Turns to Solar

After Decades of Home Improvements Massachusetts Couple Turns to Solar

After Decades of Home Improvements Massachusetts Couple Turns to Solar Friday, December 30th 2011 1:43 PM By GetSolar Staff. Many Americans have been looking for ways to go green for decades, and some as long as the past half-century. While photovoltaic solar technology has been around since the 1950s, low efficiency and high cost in its early days made it impractical for many uses. Other approaches have been developed toward reducing energy demand and reducing environmental impact, some of which have proven highly effective. The Sturbridge Times Magazine reports that Bob and Susan Arnold of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, have both been long-time supporters of the environmental movement and have gone to great lengths to improve their home. As far back as the 1970s, when the couple had first bought their 100-year-old farm house, the pair installed a stone wall attached to the f...

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