William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.  (WHISPERING PINES REALTY)

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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
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Yes

 

Dec 31, 2015 08:18 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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No. We built a very energy efficient home and our utitily bills average around $150 per month. Not bad for 3200 sq. ft.

Dec 31, 2015 12:10 PM
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No -- not on my ever growing list of things to do in 2016.

Dec 31, 2015 07:11 PM
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Debbie Laity
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More firewood and coal for heat. LOL. There's a story behind that. 

Dec 31, 2015 09:34 AM
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Susan Emo
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I'd love to get rid of our Hydro/Electric -  highway robbery at its best!! 

Dec 31, 2015 07:17 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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William,

Not personally.  Our town does have solar panels as do some of the buildings. A

Dec 31, 2015 05:57 AM
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Lise Howe
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No - 

Dec 31, 2015 10:30 PM
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Michael Setunsky
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William Feela Not really. Just continuing to try and be more conservative with the utilities.

Dec 31, 2015 10:10 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
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Solar wins on this score.

Dec 31, 2015 10:00 PM
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Nina Hollander
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I am not.

Dec 31, 2015 09:09 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning William. With the price of oil, there is no reason to do anything different.

Dec 31, 2015 07:32 PM
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Yes, vitamins.

Dec 31, 2015 07:08 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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William Feela I am looking for alternative HOME....lol!

Lot smaller than what I have now.....

Dec 31, 2015 03:34 PM
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Bob Crane
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We will be adding to our solar panel array, and probably outfitting a camper with solar.

Dec 31, 2015 03:10 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
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I've heated with a wood burning stove for 15 years.  We also are very conservative with water, have lots of shade trees for summer months, do laundry at odd evening hours, run the dishwasher in the middle of the night and turn off our water heater when we are away.

Dec 31, 2015 01:41 PM
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William - Not really, tried solar hot water heater in the past. All it did was cost a ton of money, and we didn't save anything. 

Dec 31, 2015 11:47 AM
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     Gas is cheap, light bills are down, so no... not really giving it much thought.

Dec 31, 2015 11:25 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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I would like to consume less food without sacrificing energy demand

Dec 31, 2015 09:05 AM
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Sam Shueh
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Get one sales call a week. I told them it is a waste with the low bills getting. Than I get another call. My # is on do not call list.

Have a Green home built in and updated.  

Dec 31, 2015 07:50 AM
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No but I wish I were able to.

Dec 31, 2015 07:22 AM
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No, this is not a priority for me.

Dec 31, 2015 07:05 AM
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Will Hamm
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I would have to say no even with both my neighbors having solar panel now.

Dec 31, 2015 06:15 AM
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Barbara Todaro
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I have a pellet stove and this is my third winter using it....I love it....

Dec 31, 2015 05:56 AM
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Roy Kelley
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No. We will rely on natural gas and electricity.

Jan 01, 2016 02:05 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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I would love to explore some potential solar power.

Jan 01, 2016 12:58 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
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If I did it would be water powered.

Dec 31, 2015 11:00 PM
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Richard Weeks
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Geritol for me.

Dec 31, 2015 10:42 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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No.

Dec 31, 2015 10:36 PM
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Fred Hafdelin
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Nope.

Dec 31, 2015 10:06 PM
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 Good morning William. No.

Dec 31, 2015 05:31 PM
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Melissa Jackson
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We live on a hill and should harness that for power. I was told our co op won't allow? Anyhow looking at using the windmill for our source of energy for the barn.

Dec 31, 2015 03:33 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
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I'll be looking at solar.

Dec 31, 2015 02:32 PM
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Linda Guess
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If I knew for sure I would be staying in my home for many years, I would consider solar.  We just installed a new energy efficent central air and heat.  That is probably all we will do for now.  It has been a big sayings already in the last few months.

Dec 31, 2015 12:50 PM
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Joan Dickie
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Solar isn't as popular around here.  I thought geothermal might catch on, but not so much.

I saw some solar panels today.  Didn't do much good covered with snow.  Maybe that's why...

Dec 31, 2015 09:52 AM
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Solar is what I am researching. 

Dec 31, 2015 07:59 AM
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Michael Scruggs
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No William. Not at this time.

Dec 31, 2015 06:49 AM
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No.

Dec 31, 2015 06:48 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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YES, in fact were talking about it this week. Going to try our luck with a solar water heater and see how that goes. If it goes well, the next project might be a solar paneled patio cover/carport. Baby steps.

Dec 31, 2015 06:40 AM
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Mary Yonkers
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Would love to have. options but not available here.  I know a few people who heat exclusively with wood.  Very time consuming

Dec 31, 2015 05:17 AM
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William,
Solar is not popular here. I can’t think of any I want to try.

Jan 03, 2016 05:17 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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I'd love to get a Sterling Engine, could in theory provide unlimited energy without toxic chemicals used in Nuclear or Solar power.  Yes, look it up the panel production uses enough toxic chemicals and produces enough toxic waste that it more than offsets the environmental savings by not having coal/nuclear power.  I did a paper on it many years ago for some college class or another.

 

With that said, I'd love to get either a solar roadway for a driveway (unfortunately they are still in development and not available for sale yet to the public), or solar roof shingles (since I hate the look of the panels).  Not in the plan for 2016 through 2018 though.  Too expensive still and my energy bill at the peak of summer with the A/C going 24/7 is only $250.  For me it is more about being able to power the house during prolonged outages from earthquake or wide-spread disruption to the power grid from terrorist attack, computer or operator malfunction or EMP from a solar flare.

 

Why we don't spend the 1-2 million per power major power transfer center to ground them against this is beyond me. There aren't that many in th US that need it...

 

Jan 01, 2016 04:53 AM