Categorized | Environment, News, Sci-Tech

Solar water heaters required for new homes

MEDIA RELEASE

Solar water heaters will be required as the primary renewable energy source for new homes after January 1, 2010.

State Senate Bill 644, Act 204, is another step in Hawaii’s Clean Energy Initiative to decrease Hawaii’s dependence on fossil fuel with renewable energy sources by 2030.

Not all areas of the Big Island produce sufficient sunlight to operate a solar water heater system to supply a household with hot water, however. An architect or engineer may, on behalf of the homeowner, file for a variance with State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism Strategic Industries Division requesting alternate energy sources.

To download a variance form, a Hawai‘i Solar map, and copies of Senate Bill 644 Act 204, House Bill 1464_CD1, e-mail Public Works at public_works@co.hawaii.hi.us

For further information and latest updates on energy efficiency, visit hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/energy or call the State of Hawai‘i toll-free, 974-4000, and ask for the Energy Division at DBED&T.

Leave a Reply

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ6047.26  chart+22.04
S&P 5002390.10  chart+2.65
AAPL143.79  chart+0.11
FB147.4199  chart+0.8599
GOOG872.70  chart+0.97
INTC37.135  chart+0.205
MSFT67.9115  chart+0.0815
ORCL44.6773  chart-0.0127
QCOM53.0454  chart+0.0054
ALEX46.67  chart+0.09
BOH83.21  chart-0.04
BRN1.8401  chart-0.2199
BYD22.875  chart+0.035
CAGU0.35  chart+0.00
CPF32.13  chart-1.15
CYAN3.90  chart+0.00
HA54.60  chart+0.25
HCOM25.9257  chart-0.5243
HE34.02  chart+0.36
MLP13.65  chart-0.10
MRPI0.0015  chart+0.0000
NNUTU2.30  chart+0.10
PLFF0.0225  chart+0.0000
TBNK32.215  chart-0.425
TSO79.55  chart-0.52
Apr 27, 2017 / 2:54 pm

 

 

Quantcast
%d bloggers like this: