Pine Island Solar, LLC is an authorized dealer for
Soligent, Bergey Wind Power,
We do solar site assessments, design and installation.
are done by licensed electrical
contractors. Roof installations are done by licensed contractor.
Owner: Thomas Thompson
Over 35 years of construction experience.
Minnesota Licensed Residential Building Contractor #20631170
Designer / Builder of passive solar, super insulated energy
efficient homes starting in late 70's.
Certified Building Official with the State of Minnesota.
Zero Energy Home
Features: Passive solar design, super insulated exterior walls and attic, large thermal
storage which is heated during the summer to 150 degrees by solar and used during the winter. Thermal storage can be
recharge during the winter on sunny days. Solar domestic hot water, photovoltaic system, wind turbine ( approval by
City of Pine Island), super high performance windows, LifeBreath Clean Air Furnace using solar thermal, gray water toilet
flushing systems, delta high efficiency shower heads, and induction cooktop.
I have been living in home since completion
in 2013. The ICF foundation is in as well as the infloor heating, thermal storage tank, basement floor with
under slab plumbing ,floor trusses and backfilled. The roof trusses are installed. I should
be roofing soon.
Previous home was quite similar without the large thermal storage and using a high efficiency natural
gas furnace. Total electric and heating for 2016 negative $200.
Go to New Solar Home page.