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Solar Hot Water for Cold-Weather Cities

Date: Aug 29, 2019
Name: Sam Magavern
Organization: Partnership for the Public Good
Email: ppgbuffalo@gmail.com
Phone Number: (716) 852-4196
Topic(s): Economic Development, Environment, Housing / Neighborhoods

Solar hot water systems remain rare in cities like Buffalo, despite their relatively low upfront cost and fast payback period. What are the main barriers to their use? What policies, programs, or civic education are needed to make them more widely used in cities such as Buffalo? How feasible are they for non-profits doing affordable housing development with public funding?

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