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Sun Roof: Solar Panel Shingles Come Down in Price, Gain in Popularity

Cool! Sun Roof: Solar Panel Shingles Come Down in Price, Gain in Popularity ~~ Photovoltaic roof shingles, which are tax-subsidized and easier to install than bolt-on panels, have become a viable option for homeowners looking to lower their electric bills

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Shell Cottage on the outskirts of Tinworth, Cornwall, England...believe they used this location for Harry Potter filming

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from This Old House

Solar Shingles

One of the biggest reasons for solar's renewed popularity has to do with aesthetics. In the 1970s, going solar meant mounting panels the size of ping-pong tables in cumbersome racks on your roof. But in the past five years, the industry has become more architecturally savvy, offering up solar-powered shingles that blend almost seamlessly with traditional roofing materials. | Tiny Homes

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from Kapitan The Siding Man

Choosing Roofing Shingles for your Houston TX home

New roofing.. Soon to be completed 4-6 weeks it should be completed. Chose a dark roof (second one up bottom right) similar color. ~$17k for a ~1500 sq. ft. home. Did not use this company lol - just wanted picture of roof shingles.

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MINI FOR-4 BLED EKO KONCEPT D.O.O. / 2015 - www.openhouseslovenia.org Camping Bled on the shore of Lake Bled wanted to enhance its offer with glamping suites. The authors were inspired by the typical gable roof and the local climatic conditions. Each low energy camping unit consists of two mirroring volumes with wooden construction, larch wood facade and dark Tegola shingles. With their low energy cooling and heating, the units offer accommodation all year round.

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from Greener Ideal

Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof

Discreet Solar Power For Your Roof Here is an inconvenient truth that advocates of alternative energy sources are reluctant to admit – solar panels are an eyesore. Especially in a residential setting, they detract from the aesthetic of any house, no matter how much the owner tries to convince you otherwise. Think about the streets in your neighborhood, and ask yourself how many of them actually have visible solar panels, and you will quickly realize that they are not very popular. However…

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from WebEcoist

Surreal Science: 10 Sensational New Discoveries

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Solar Roof Panels - Standing Seam Metal Roof can easily be integrated with solar roof panels that convert solar energy into electricity, which provides free energy for your home. This can be a great element of sustainable building design.

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