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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-23-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,523
Posted By NH.Solar
...less is more

Bigdog,
Formula has given you a really good suggestion, overseed sometime around the middle/late of September and come next spring you should be very pleased. I suggest lightly raking in a sparse...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By NH.Solar
Don't tax abatements need to be filed by March...

Don't tax abatements need to be filed by March 1st? My understanding is that if you miss this deadline you must wait until the next tax statement comes out.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By NH.Solar
If you are going to stripping the roof down to...

If you are going to stripping the roof down to the original sheathing before installing your new metal roof (recommended), consider using 2x4s laid flat and crossways 2' apart on your rafters and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By NH.Solar
The first round of the Trump tariffs had an...

The first round of the Trump tariffs had an immediate negative effect on the solar industry. Most of the modules used in large utility scale projects such as the Co-op's on Moultonboro Neck had come...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 03-18-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,523
Posted By NH.Solar
When I first began coming to Winnipesaukee with...

When I first began coming to Winnipesaukee with my parents in the 60s the Lake was a drop dead gorgeous and clean wilderness with "camps" on the3 shoreline. There were a few lawns but very few, and...
Forum: Outdoor Recreation 03-02-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By NH.Solar
Try Cannon

OK, admittedly it is a bit of a drive but the view alone would make it worth it.
I ski there regularly and there is never a day goes by when I don't see folks skiing up the Ravine and Vistaway...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,189
Posted By NH.Solar
Franklin Falls is definitely well worth a trip if...

Franklin Falls is definitely well worth a trip if you have time, lots of variety and some really fun short but very steep single track descents. It's only about 5 miles down Route 127 from exit 22. ...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,845
Posted By NH.Solar
Here's a link to a State site that will give you...

Here's a link to a State site that will give you some great topo detail once you have narrowed down what you are looking at; https://wildlife.state.nh.us/maps/topo.html
..and here's another for the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-09-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,292
Posted By NH.Solar
Realtor suggestion

I suggest contacting https://www.nancydeporter.com/
Nancy was raised on the lake and knows it like the back of her hand. She and her husband Doug are also very knowledgeable on all things concerning...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-05-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,104
Posted By NH.Solar
pounders vs rotary

There are two types of machines used in creating wells, pounders and rotarys. Rotarys have nearly taken over the well drilling industry due to their speed and simplicity but many would argue that...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-21-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,669
Posted By NH.Solar
Hey Kamper, Does that old snowblower have a...

Hey Kamper,
Does that old snowblower have a Tecumseh motor? If yes the problem might just be in the governor control. Tecumsehs used a plastic governor spool and they would wear very quickly if you...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 12-21-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,860
Posted By NH.Solar
Solar is the solution

BigDog,
FYI, here is an excel using the following assumptions; decent sun on your maybe not so perfect southern roof plane (perfect is 194 degree with an 8/12 pitch). 17 cents per kWh because of...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 09-28-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,454
Posted By NH.Solar
Don't accidentally poison the natural predators!

Like so many in this post rodents have become a real problem lately. The final straw was one day after getting into my work truck that had been sitting for a week and finding that mice had gotten in...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-08-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,262
Posted By NH.Solar
8GV, one of my client's cleverly says he is going...

8GV, one of my client's cleverly says he is going to use the shrink wrap removed from his boat storage :D but honestly any light material or soil will help. There are special panels made to be...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-07-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,262
Posted By NH.Solar
The short answer to the question of the full cost...

The short answer to the question of the full cost of a solar installation being added to the value of a home is probably not ...but that depends on the mindset of the buyer. Most of my clients are...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-07-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,262
Posted By NH.Solar
Cobalt's analysis is fair but totally ignores...

Cobalt's analysis is fair but totally ignores three key factors; asset value, inevitable utility rate increases, and the independance of solar electricity.
$20,000 spent on a solar system is funds...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 02-07-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,262
Posted By NH.Solar
I of course would recommend installing the solar...

I of course would recommend installing the solar first, but am also a strong supporter of the air sourced heat pumps. Heat pumps are roughly 2.5 times more efficient than the electric baseboards in...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,456
Posted By NH.Solar
A solar system equipped with a hybrid inverter...

A solar system equipped with a hybrid inverter and battery is able to take the power being generated by the panels and; 1.use it either directly in the home, 2.charge the battery, 3.or feed the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,456
Posted By NH.Solar
This excellent short video link is already in the...

This excellent short video link is already in the Welch Island thread, but I think it is worth re-posting here; the StorEdge solution (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6wglt9oCEA)
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,456
Posted By NH.Solar
A really good question, but I would guess that...

A really good question, but I would guess that the DES would look at panels mounted on a dock in the same manner that they look at canopies; they could only be used seasonally and must not obstruct a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,085
Posted By NH.Solar
Backup power

I guess you my orientations are obvious ;) Solar is the way to go!
It does require both solar panels and a battery to make up a complete backup power supply. I installed the first...
Forum: Winter Sports 01-13-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,896
Posted By NH.Solar
If you have never been to Wildcat before, you...

If you have never been to Wildcat before, you might want to add it to your list, especially since you'll be skiing in March, The view across Pinkham Notch into Tuckermans Ravine on a spring day is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,403
Posted By NH.Solar
Yes, a simple solar system without battery backup...

Yes, a simple solar system without battery backup must instantly shutdown when the grid goes down. This is done to prevent back feeding power into the grid when the linemen are trying to repair it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 12-29-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,403
Posted By NH.Solar
Descant, If you already have an automatic...

Descant,
If you already have an automatic whole house generator then battery backup to a solar system probably wouldn't make sense for you. You already have a bought and paid for backup system in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,403
Posted By NH.Solar
Meredith Resident makes a good point in that LED...

Meredith Resident makes a good point in that LED lighting has a shorter payback and is a logical first step, and air sourced heat pumps (aka mini-splits)run a close second. A solar system however...
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