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The Energy Division's Solar House will fulfill the following objectives:-

1.           Demonstrate energy efficient home design as based on energy efficient audit/retrofit offered as income tax deduction by government.

2.           Demonstrate energy efficient materials whose taxes have recently been reduced by the Ministry of Finance.

3.           Demonstrate renewable energy equipment whose taxes have recently been reduced by the Ministry of Finance.

4.           Demonstrate Barbadian made solar water heaters and the industry’s joint venture and franchise opportunities.

5.           Demonstrate how solar energy can be used to completely power a chattel house.  In addition, demonstrate how some of this energy can be sold to the electric grid.

 

Energy Tip!

Plug home electronics, such as TVs and DVD players, into power strips; turn the power strips off when the equipment is not in use (TVs and DVDs in standby mode still use several watts of power).