Solar Panels on Historic Properties

Additional examples will be added to this site over time, so please check back to see more installations of solar panels on historic properties.

Gothic Revival House, Vermont

This is another example of a minimally intrusive installation of a solar hot water system. The solar collectors are located on a new roof sheltering an access ramp added to the rear of the residence. In some instances, new additions may provide opportunities to incorporate solar panels on a historic property in a sensitive way.

Front view of the Gothic Revival house

This view of the historic house from the front shows that it retains its historic character (above), because the solar collectors were installed on the sloped roof over a new access ramp at the rear of the property and are not visible from the street (below).

Rear view of the house showing the porch roof with solar collectors

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