Consumption KWh KWh Generation
         
1 Annual Heating 36,702 12,283 Solar
2 Annual Cooling 3,815 29,358 Geothermal
3 Water Heating 12,132 4,146 High Performance Insulation
4 Refrigerator 459 829 Solar Shades
5 Lights 956 1,046 Wind
6 Large TVs 102 489 Hydro – Potable
7 Appliances – Computers 266 122 Floors (high traffic)
8 Appliances – Stereos 25 49 Exercise Bike
9 Appliances – Communication 940   Piezo Electric
10 Appliances – Iron 299 5,391 Solar Water Heater
11 Appliances – Vacuum Cleaner 33    
12 Appliances – Misc 500    
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Total Consumption Total Generation

Annual Total Energy Generated from All Sources (kwh) 53,713
Total KWh Generated / Avoided Source
Overall
Cooling Load of Home (BTUs) 62,000
Heating Load of Home (BTUs) 73,000
Geothermal
Cooling Degree Days 1,242 Rutgers Climate Study – Newark
Heating Degree Days 4,812 Rutgers Climate Study – Newark
Net % Efficiency Gain in Cooling Mode 265% Vs. Avg. Air-source Heat Pump (ClimateMaster specs for geo heat
pump)
Net % Efficiency Gain in Heating Mode 185% Vs. Avg. Gas Furnace (ClimateMaster specs for air source &
geo heat pumps)
Avg cooling hrs of operation per degree day 0.25 Observation @ test house
Avg heating hrs of operation per degree day 0.50 Observation @ test house
Kwh consumed per hour of operation 4.22 ClimateMaster specs for 4-ton system
Annual Energy Used to Heat the House (kwh) 10,163
Annual Energy Used to Cool the House (kwh) 1,312
Net Annual Total energy avoided (kwh) 29,358 29,358
Solar
Average wattage of Solar Panel 250
Area dedicated to 1 panel (sq ft) 18
Roof Area Available (sq ft) 740
Total panels on roof 40
Size of PV system possible (KW) 10
PV generation factor 1,420 NREL PV Watts for CNJ locations
Derate factor for micro-inverter based PV 86.5% Enphase White paper on Derating micro-inverters
Annual KWh Generated from PV system 12,283 12,283
Solar Shade
Power generated per shade (watts) 75 PowerShade by Alcoa
No. of shades possible on typical house 9 Based on assessment of test house
Total system size (KW) 0.68
Annual Power Production (kwh) 829 829
High Performance Insulation
Heating reqs of Passive House (BTU/sq ft/degree day) 1 Wikipeda – Passive House
Area of test house 3,200
Inefficiency relative to passive house due to retrofit nature 75%
Heating req of superinsulated retrofit house (kwh) 6,017
Energy gained by superinsulation (kwh) 4,146 4,146
Wind
Rotor dimension of ea. Turbine (ft) 6
Annual average wind speed (mph) 9
Efficiency of inverter 96%
Expected annual output of ea. Turbine (kwh) 349 NREL Wind Energy Workbook
Total number of turbines installed 3
Total annual output from all turbines (kwh) 1,046 1,046
Wind recovery from AC Not recommended due to back pressure on air blowers
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Micro-Hydro
Hydro (incoming water supply)
Watts hrs generated from 60 min water flow 16 Power Spout at 80 PSI incoming pressure
Hot water consumed annually (Gallons) 76,360 From Water Heating calcs
Additional water consumed annually (gallons) 15,272 Assumption that 20% more cold water needed
Average flow from water fixture (GPM) 3
Annual energy generated (Kwh) 489 489
Floors & Stairs (high traffic area)
Average steps taken per day 36,800 Samsung pedometer test w/ family of 4
% of steps in high traffic area 12% Estimate
Time that step effect lasts (min) 1
Energy generated per step (Watts) 5
Energy generated per step (Watt Hrs) 0.08 Energy Floors – assuming step effect lasts 1 min
Annual energy generated (Kwh) 122 122
Exercise Bike
Hours of use per day 1
Days of use per week 3
Weeks of exercise missed 5
Days of use per year 141
Watt hours generated per hour of use 350 Pedal-a-watt specs
Total annual generation (kwh) 49 49
PiezoElectric
Solar Water heater
2 Evacuated Tube collector annual output in NJ (Kwh) 5,391.00 5,391.00 Apricus North America

Annual Total Energy Consumed By Current Lifestyle
(kwh)
56,229
Total KWh Generated / Avoided Source
Overall
Cooling Load of Home (BTUs) 62,000
Heating Load of Home (BTUs) 73,000
Heating
Heating Degree Days 4,812 Rutgers Climate Study – Newark
BTUs consumed by furnace per hour 60,000 Observation test house before Geo conversion (typical oversize
furnace)
Equivalent KWh consumed per hour 17.58 Nameplate information – Rheem unit
Energy consumed by Furnace fan /hr (kwh) 0.58 Nameplate information – Rheem unit
Total energy needed for heating per hr (kwh) 18.16
Avg heating hrs of operation per degree day 0.42 Observation test house before Geo conversion
Annual Energy Used to heat the House (kwh) 36,702 36,702
Cooling
Cooling Degree Days 1,242 Rutgers Climate Study – Newark
Energy consumed per hr of operation (kwh) 5 Goodman 13 SEER 4-Ton Heat Pump specs
Avg cooling hrs of operation per degree day 1 Observation test house before Geo conversion
Annual Energy Used to Cool the House (kwh) 3,815 3,815
Lights
Number of often used lights in house 16 Discounting bathrooms, closet, attic, basement etc.
Avg. wattage of lights in house (w) 40 Avg. incandescent bulb
Avg hrs. of operation of lights per day 5
Avg. days of operation of lights per year 332 Discounting vacation & outing days
Total energy consumed by lights (kwh) 956 956
Water Heating
Avg rise in temp needed (F) 65 Median of ground temp across summer & winter
Avg gallons of heated water consumed per day 230 Estimate of 4-15 min showers + Dishes & Laundry
Num days of water consumption 332
Annual energy reqd. to heat water (kwh) 12,132 12,132
Refrigeration
Annual energy consumption 459 459 Maytag french door refrigerator – Energy Star compliant
Large TVs
Wattage of large screen TV 205 LG 55" LCD TV
Avg daily hrs. of TV watched 1.5
No. of days TV watched 332
Annual energy reqd. (Kwh) 102 102
Appliances
Computers 266 266 200 watt computer used 4 hrs a day
Media devices 25 25 150 watt stereo used 1/2 hr a day
Communications 940 940 Phone + routers + cable box estimate
Iron 299 299 1800 watt iron used 30 min a day
Vacuum Cleaners 33 33 200 watt device used 30 min a day
Misc 500 500 Microwave, chargers, home security, cameras etc.

My current Monthly Bill $685.00 Bill over 25 years $205,500.00
Current Energy use in KWH  
Current Energy use in BTU   BTU to KW conversion  
Total needed KW   Total needed KWH  
Power Generating Per day (average) Efficiency Gains
Watts KWH % gain over current use
Solar Roof 25000 84 GeoThermal 42
Solar Shutter (outside) 4000 Insulation 20
Solar Shutter (inside) 1750 Solar Heat 5
Wind Smart Control (app) 2
Wind recovery from AC Smart Outlet 1
Micro-Hydro 100
Hydro (storm sewer) 200
Floors (high traffic area) 500
Stairs 400 70
Excersise Bike 400
PiezoElectric
In KWH
Total 32350 Value 54995 Increasing total by gain
in efficiency to show
Storage system size requirement Watts KWH relative comparable
For 60 hours     creation ability
System’s cost
Solar Roof $70,000.00
Solar Shutter (outside) $8,000.00
Solar Shutter (inside) $3,000.00
Wind $15,000.00
Wind recovery from AC $2,500.00
Micro-Hydro $1,000.00
Hydro (storm sewer) $2,500.00
Floors (high traffic area) $7,500.00
Stairs $1,500.00
Excersise Bike $750.00
Storage $35,000.00
PiezoElectric
GeoThermal $20,000.00
Insulation $20,000.00
Solar Heat $3,500.00
Smart Control (app) $500.00
Smart Outlet $1,000.00
Total $191,750.00
Tax Incentive @30% Deduction $(14,381.00)
SREC Value over life $(30,000.00)
Total Actual Cost $147,369.00
Monthly Cost if Amortized over 25 years @5% 861.5

System’s cost
Solar Roof $70,000.00
Solar Shutter (outside) $8,000.00
Solar Shutter (inside) $3,000.00
Wind $15,000.00
Wind recovery from AC $2,500.00
Micro-Hydro $1,000.00
Hydro (storm sewer) $2,500.00
Floors (high traffic area) $7,500.00
Stairs $1,500.00
Excersise Bike $750.00
Storage $35,000.00
PiezoElectric
GeoThermal $20,000.00
Insulation $20,000.00
Solar Heat $3,500.00
Smart Control (app) $500.00
Smart Outlet $1,000.00
Total $191,750.00
Tax Incentive @30% Deduction $(14,381.00)
SREC Value over life $(30,000.00)
Total Actual Cost $147,369.00
Monthy Payment if amortized over 25 years $861.50
At 5%

System’s cost
Solar Roof $56,000.00
Solar Shutter (outside) $6,400.00
Solar Shutter (inside) $2,400.00
Wind $12,000.00
Wind recovery from AC $2,000.00
Micro-Hydro $800.00
Hydro (storm sewer) $2,000.00
Floors (high traffic area) $7,500.00
Stairs $1,500.00
Excersise Bike $750.00
Storage $28,000.00
PiezoElectric
GeoThermal $20,000.00
Insulation $20,000.00
Solar Heat $3,500.00
Smart Control (app) $500.00
Smart Outlet $1,000.00
Total $164,350.00
Tax Incentive @30% Deduction $(12,362.00)
SREC Value over life $(30,000.00)
Total Actual Cost $121,988.00
Monthly Cost if Amortized over 25 years @5% $713.12

System’s cost
Solar Roof $49,000.00
Solar Shutter (outside) $5,600.00
Solar Shutter (inside) $2,100.00
Wind $10,500.00
Wind recovery from AC $1,750.00
Micro-Hydro $700.00
Hydro (storm sewer) $1,750.00
Floors (high traffic area) $7,500.00
Stairs $1,500.00
Excersise Bike $750.00
Storage $24,500.00
PiezoElectric
GeoThermal $14,000.00
Insulation $14,000.00
Solar Heat $2,450.00
Smart Control (app) $350.00
Smart Outlet $700.00
Total $137,150.00
Tax Incentive @30% Deduction $(14,381.00)
SREC Value over life $(30,000.00)
Total Actual Cost $92,769.00
Monthly Cost if Amortized over 25 years @5% 542.31

System’s cost
Solar Roof $24,000.00
Solar Shutter (outside) $4,800.00
Solar Shutter (inside) $1,800.00
Wind $9,000.00
Wind recovery from AC $1,500.00
Micro-Hydro $600.00
Hydro (storm sewer) $1,500.00
Floors (high traffic area) $7,500.00
Stairs $1,500.00
Excersise Bike $450.00
Storage $21,000.00
PiezoElectric
GeoThermal $12,000.00
Insulation $12,000.00
Solar Heat $2,100.00
Smart Control (app) $300.00
Smart Outlet $600.00
Total $100,650.00
Tax Incentive @30% Deduction $(14,381.00)
SREC Value over life $(30,000.00)
Total Actual Cost $56,269.00
Monthly Cost if Amortized over 25 years @5% 328.94
Without Tax incentive or SREC Value 588.38
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