What do you do when your skyscraper's million dollar facade starts to flake off and generic cialis in india bonk pedestrians on the head? OOO OOO, I know what and EcoGeek would do!
Buy 10 million dollars of solar panels and cover the eatingdisorderrecovery.com building with them! They're just as pretty as any facade, and produce hundreds of kilowatts of power for use in the building. In concert with 24 roof-mounted wind turbines, 10% of the CIS tower in Manchester will be powered by building-bound renewable energy. While that might not seem like much, it is a very big building. Only the building's service tower (shown) will be covered with panels. The attached office building (which gets to have windows instead of solar panels) is much larger.
The Solar Sky Scraper, owned by the CIS insurance group, is the www.animationnation.com largest UK skyscraper outside of we use it buy cheap generic cialis London and, when the project is complete (very shortly) it will be the largest solar installation in all of the United Kingdom!
There was some question as to whether the solar panels will be much use in foggy manchester, but the panels aren't designed to be tilted perpendicular to the suns rays at all times. The panels will operate at sub-par efficiencies, but will still produce a substantial amount of power even on the cloudiest of days.
And the tower's power output? Their website proclaims that the tower produces "enough energy to make 9,000,000 cups of tea." Oh you classy Brits. For us ecogeeks, think more of discount viagra pharmacy "enough power to run 1000 PCs."
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