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In an effort to move their operations toward net zero, the owners of Black Locust Farm installed eighty (80) American-made SolarWorld Sunmodules and installed two ducted heat pumps. Black Locust Farm is home to cashmere goats and serves as a bed and breakfast.
During the fall of 2015, members of the Vassalboro Friends Meeting House collectively decided to add solar to the roof of their facility to offset the electricity used to heat, cool, and power the facility. After considering the various options available, they opted to buy a system outright.
Like many multifamily properties in Maine, the Townsend Apartment complex in Augusta was outfitted with electric baseboard heat during its initial construction. Electric baseboard is inexpensive to install, has no maintenance, is easy to zone, and provides a simple mechanism to account for the... Read More
Manufactured in Vermont, the AllEarth Renewables AllSun Series 24 tracker is designed to follow the sun's trajectory across the sky year-round. The system uses global positioning coordinates to determine the position of the sun in the sky. This device allows for greater harvest of the sun's... Read More
As part of Solarize Freeport, Insource Renewables installed forty-two (42) American-made SolarWorld Sunmodule SW280 Plus modules. The system was designed to offset the family's existing electricity usage plus the additional electricity demand from a newly installed Fujitsu 15RLS3 mini-split heat... Read More
Insource was initially contacted by a family in Freeport to explore options for installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) system as part of Solarize Freeport. During our site visit, we explored a number of options for reducing the clients' energy use. The initial options included a PV system and a... Read More
As part of Solarize Mid Maine, Insource Renewables installed a 5kW roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Sidney. The system was sized to meet the clients' preferred budget and will offset approximately 40% of the electricity consumed on-site.
Tucked in between I-295 and US-1 in Topsham is a unique housing community that includes a nature preserve, golf course, restaurant, fitness facilities, and several other amenities. Situated on 635 acres, Highland Green attracts residents who value the outdoors.
In early 2016, the Sustain Mid Maine Coalition selected Insource Renewables to launch Solarize Mid Maine, an effort to reduce the cost of solar equipment and installation for homeowners and businesses in the region.
Solarize Mid Maine encourages local property owners to install a solar... Read More
As a result of the success Maine's first municipally-led Solarize project in 2015, the Town of Freeport has launched Solarize Freeport 2.0 for 2016. The Solarize program allows local homeowners and businesses to take advantage of a bulk discount on the purchase of solar electric systems during... Read More
We were first contacted by the client regarding the installation of a small solar photovoltaic (PV) system that would track the sun. The owner had previously installed a wind turbine on the site and wanted to utilize solar in a manner he had seen in other small projects. After discussions about... Read More
As the finishing touch to energy renovations of an old New England farmhouse, we installed forty-two (42) solar modules on the barn roof of a residence in Skowhegan. In an effort to reduce their energy consumption and environmental impact, the owners had previously installed a ground source heat... Read More