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Celebrated solar house left in dark

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posted on May, 15 2009 @ 11:06 AM
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Celebrated solar house left in dark


www.detnews.com

Troy -- It was supposed to be a shining example of the green movement -- a completely independent solar-powered house with no gas or electrical hookups.

Seven months ago, officials gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the $900,000 house owned by the city of Troy that was to be used as an educational tool and meeting spot.

But it never opened to the public. And it remains closed.

Frozen pipes during the winter caused $16,000 in damage to floors, and city officials aren't sure when the house at the Troy Community Center will open.

"It's not safe right now, and t
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posted on May, 15 2009 @ 11:06 AM
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Unfortunately this is a typical misapplication of good science by the green wacko's. And this is not new, nearly 30 years ago a federal building was built in boston with no heat, the calculations showed the light would provide enough heat in the winter. The occupants nearly froze to death.

This will be picked up by both sides as extreme examples, but still this was pretty stupid.

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