Can This Home Be Greened? A 1970s Solar Ranch Gets a Whole-House Audit

Greenovating a solar ranch-style home in Longmont, Colorado.

The solar panels, installed in 1982, are in great shape thanks to Greg’s periodic tuning and cleaning. Some cedar shingles are badly weathered, but to save money, it’s possible to replace individual units as necessary.
Photo By Povy Kendal Atchison