What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Incentivize Solar Architecture for New and Existing Housing

As Huntsville grows, new apartments and homes are going to be needed to house the population. The city should take the opportunity to encourage these new structures to take advantage of solar architecture techniques, materials, and solar panels(this is applicable to existing housing as well). This would serve several purposes: helping to drive down power consumption (and thus individual costs) needed to keep individuals ...more »

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What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Solar Roads

Huntsville has always been at the forefront of technology Solar roads, http://www.solarroadways.com/intro.shtml are an incredible project that we can potentially implement in a small way and gradually work it up in scale across the city. Start off with parking lots as the experiment and maybe cover the Parkway as the solar roads can keep ice from forming. Check out the web site. it would be amazing to see and we would ...more »

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solar panels for parking lot cover

Let's cover some of our parking lots with solar panel roofs. It would provide shelter for the cars to park under and would be a space saving way to create solar-generated power. Also, solar power enhances Huntsville's progressive, forward-thinking image.

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Solar roadways! Why not?

How about a solar roadway? This is cutting edge technology and would help reinforce Huntsville's high-tech reputation. Companies and individuals looking to move here would see Huntsville as a progressive, forward thinking place to be.

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