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    Thursday, October 09, 2014

    SOLAR SHAPED FOR HISTORIC HOMES

    As solar energy use grows, communities seek to balance history, technology; Rodgers Forge adopts guidelines balancing green energy, architectural preservation

    Alison Knezevich, October 6, 2014 (Baltimore Sun)

    “The historic Rodgers Forge neighborhood…has adopted guidelines for residents who want to install solar panels, an effort community leaders hope can strike a balance between preserving the community's architecture and embracing alternative energy…A committee of the Rodgers Forge Community Association worked for about a year to come up with the recommendations…The neighborhood of mostly English-style row homes was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009 as a ‘prototypical example’ of suburban row house communities built between the late 1920s and mid-1950s…National Trust for Historic Preservation guidelines recommend placing panels out of sight and caution against damaging roofs, dormers, chimneys or other features of a historic home…Among the new [Rodgers Forge] guidelines: Panels must be located in areas that minimize visibility from the public thoroughfare, and installed at angles consistent with the pitch of the roof. Panels cannot be mounted more than a few inches above the roof surface, and they cannot be installed in front yards or on front roofs facing a primary street…” click here for more

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