April 2014

Apr 4, 2014: beginning installation of the solar PV system

Apr 4, 2014: beginning installation of the solar PV system

Apr 4, 2014: beginning installation of the solar PV system

Apr 4, 2014: beginning installation of the solar PV system

Apr 7, 2014: continuing installation of the solar PV system after rain delays

Apr 7, 2014: continuing installation of the solar PV system after rain delays

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Temporary kitchen setup.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Temporary kitchen setup.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Floor refinished.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Floor refinished.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Living room.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Living room.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Study alcove.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Study alcove.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bathroom.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bathroom.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bedroom.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bedroom.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bed 2, i.e. wardrobe and office.

Apr 13, 2014: nearly ready to move in. Bed 2, i.e. wardrobe and office.

Apr 15, 2014: earth-tempered fresh air intake pipe. Screened inlet under fridge.

Apr 15, 2014: earth-tempered fresh air intake pipe. Screened inlet under fridge.

Apr 15, 2014: earth-tempered fresh air intake pipe. Exterior air inlet minus screened cover.

Apr 15, 2014: earth-tempered fresh air intake pipe. Exterior air inlet minus screened cover.

Apr 18, 2014: Cintia setting up our temporary kitchen.

Apr 18, 2014: Cintia setting up our temporary kitchen.

Apr 19, 2014: solar power system completed on the garage.

Apr 19, 2014: solar power system completed on the garage.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day marks start of on year of monitoring. Wattson meter showing PV production of 2.245kW

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day marks start of on year of monitoring. Wattson meter showing PV production of 2.245kW

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Weather station to monitor indoor and outdoor conditions.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Weather station to monitor indoor and outdoor conditions.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Weather station display panel.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Weather station display panel.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Two water meters to measure town and tank water use.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Two water meters to measure town and tank water use.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Import and Export meter readings at the start of the monitoring period. This is the pudding where the proof of our 'energy positive' status will be found one year from now.

Apr 22, 2014: Earth day. Import and Export meter readings at the start of the monitoring period. This is the pudding where the proof of our ‘energy positive’ status will be found one year from now.