TITLE

conservation effort

AUTHOR(S)
RICHARDSON, WHITNEY
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Country's Best Cabins;Jun2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features a cabin in Eagle Lake, Ontario that made the owners rethink how they consume energy. Solar power reportedly probed a solid option for the cabin. The Zoldy family decided to buy a start kit consisting four solar panels and a backup propane generator. Besides its alternative power sources, the cabin features a foundation built from insulated concrete forms and insulated steel doors to reduce heat loss, and light-emitting diode lighting for lower electricity use.
ACCESSION #
87367644

 

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