Solar panels on the southern roof!

The last few weeks have focused on finishing up the interior of the Commons, but a few obvious additions can be seen on the roof. These solar panels will be responsible for heating the water of the building, hopefully eliminating the need for any traditional hot water heaters. The view of the enclosed Greenhouse space offers a good look at the vertical solar panels on the east and west ends which will heat the air in the solar chimneys. This heated air will be used to vent into the classroom spaces to help maintain consistent climate control without needing to access the HVAC system as frequently.

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