Greene County

The Greene County Green Energy Ohio Tour will take place September 27th, and 28th, 2019 at various locations around the county.

These FREE, self-guided open houses, highlight sites that are using innovative clean energy technologies!

Byrd Residence

  • Address: 1566 Beaverbrook Drive, Beavercreek, OH 45432
  • Open House: Friday and Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM

The system is 10 kW, and demonstrates three different solar mounting approaches.  The panels on the roof use S-5 railless mounts attached to standing seam metal roofing.  The gazebo is a unique structure, designed to use solar panels as roofing.  The ground mount is a simple railless, flush mounted system converting a hard-to-mow hillside into an energy producing facility.  All the panels are connected to one 7.7 kW grid-tied SMA inverter.

Roadruck Residence

  • Address: 330 Chatham Drive, Fairborn, OH 45324
  • Open House: Friday and Saturday, 2PM – 4 PM

The system size is 7.6 kW, with roof mounted panels, grid-tied inverter, and Tesla Powerwall for battery storage.

Stanton Residence

  • Address: 267 Bellaire Drive, Fairborn, OH 45324
  • Open House: Saturday, 12PM – 5 PM

The system size is 6.72 kW, with roof mounted panels and a grid-tied inverter. Chevy Bolt and charger (100% electric vehicle with 238 mile range).

Kirkpatrick Residence

  • Address: 721 W Spring Valley Paintersville Rd, Spring Valley, OH 45370
  • Open House: Friday and Saturday,  12PM – 6 PM

Solar (15KW), Geothermal, and EV (2019 Chevy Volt)

Antioch Solar Field and Geothermal Plant

  • Address: Corry Street on Golf Course, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, all day

Antioch College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index. Along with the geothermal well field and plant, the college features a 1mW solar photovoltaic array on about five acres of the Antioch Farm.

Antioch College’s North Hall

  • Address: 1 Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, all day

The dormitory, constructed in 1853,  is one of the oldest buildings to receive LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council(USGBC). The green features that helped the building achieve LEED Gold certification include low-flow plumbing fixtures, lighting controls, low VOC materials, improvements to the building’s envelope and more. A solar PV power plant on the roof supplies the building with electric energy, while a state-of-the-art system based on geothermal energy is used to heat and cool it.

Yellow Springs Solar Field

  • Address: King St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, 10AM -12PM

The solar field, comprised of 3,024 solar panels tied into the grid, sits on about 6 and a half acres of village owned land. The installation brought the village’s total energy supply to 93 percent renewable energy sources.

Johnson Residence

  • Address: 401 S. High Street Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, 10AM – 4PM

Site features a 10 KW Solar Array.

Dawson- Witt Residence

  • Address: 245 N. High Street, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, 10AM – 4PM

Solar powered boat, golf cart, and tiny house.

Sampson Residence

  • Address: 736 Jacoby Road, Xenia, OH 45385
  • Open House: Saturday, 9 AM – 4PM

Roof and ground-mounted solar installations. 

Holyoke Residence

  • Address: 107 Cliff Street. Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Open House: Saturday, 10AM – 4PM

Site features include Solar Voltaic and Solar Thermal.

Cappo Residence

  • Address: 3636 King Edward Way, Beavercreek, OH 45431
  • Open House: Friday, 4PM – 6PM and Saturday, 11AM – 2 PM

The system size is 1.8 kW, with roof mounted panels and microinverters. Chevy Volt and charger. Along with additional energy efficiency improvements to a HOA style house.