18 Dec '12, 1am

Community Solar...

Community Solar...

Individuality is always lost in this type of community though. For most, it has never been an issue of paying for more square footage. Recently, that has been an issue due to the rising costs of energy. People will turn to smaller homes that are well designed to suit them specifically. It may sound like a good idea to share the expenses of putting in this type of shared solar system, but when it needs to be repaired or replaced, each household must buck up the extra money to fund the project, regardless of whether or not they planned for such an expense. In this sense, this community has some fee structures like those of condominiums. People who purchase single family homes in the United States do so for the liberty and flexibility of being able to make choices for themselves. However, the advantages of this system are credited to its scale: the more hot water stored deep ...

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