Sun Station: Solar Energy Powers New Research Facility at UC Field Station
The Court Archaeological Research Facility is the first UC building to rely on solar energy for its power.
Date: 7/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
By: Allison Stigler
Phone: (513) 556-8577
Tucked into Shaker farmland and surrounded by forests, the University of Cincinnati’s recently-opened Court Archaeological Research Facility (CARF) at the Cincinnati Center for Field Studies provides students hands-on field experience steps away from prehistoric artifacts. In doing so, the building also uses the latest technology to minimize its impact on the environment.
Maupin gets surprise payback for longtime care of troops
UNION TWP.— If Keith Maupin didn’t know how much the community appreciates what he’s done for U.S. troops, he found out Wednesday morning.
Dozens of people descended on his Clermont County home and surprised him with plans to begin – immediately – a major makeover of his house and garage using donated material and labor.
Orcutt Financial partners with Icon Solar Power to go green
By Kellie Geist-May
MIAMI TWP. Although it’s not something you can see driving by, Orcutt & Company has made some serious upgrades. The Miami Township accounting company partnered with Icon Solar Power, also of Miami Township, to install 91 solar panels on the roof.
We were working with Icon about a year and a half ago as they were trying to understand the tax ramifications of buying solar equipment. As I started looking into it, I started to realize the benefits,” said Greg Orcutt, owner of Orcutt Financial. “We now have 91 panels on the roof and the projection is that it will provide about 60 percent of our electric on average.