Energy World Records

4 Records Found

1:15:57 United States

Fastest Time To Install A Residential Solar Photovoltaic System

SHARP SunSnap™ Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort

Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort installed a 12-panel, 2.82 kW residential solar photovoltaic DC system in one hour, fifteen minutes and 48.17 seconds. They used SHARP’s SunSnap™ System, a new power-generating solar appliance with a flexible and scalable design that lets installers save hours over a traditional install, and homeowners to start saving with solar energy.

United States

Largest Energy Product Collection

Brandon Trouten

Brandon Trouten has 1,701 different items in his collection of energy products.

02:12 Costa Rica

Most Christmas Lights Illuminated By Human Energy For 24 Hours

EARTH University

Students, professors, staff and friends of EARTH University illuminated 1,600 Christmas lights for 24 hours using bicycles connected to a generator. They set the record to promote their Make A Gift and Illuminating Dreams campaigns.

United States

Most Expensive Certified Green Home

Frank McKinney

Frank McKinney designed and built a certified green mansion valued at $29 million dollars (U.S.). The house has a Silver LEED rating from the U.S Green Building Council, a Certified Florida Green Home rating from the Florida Green Building Coalition, and meets the Energy Star for Homes criteria established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency[]. The house includes an innovative use of solar, water, and materials. Super energy efficient appliances cut down on electrical consumption by nearly 60%. On certain days the home will be energy neutral, and can generate enough electricity to run two average-sized homes. The house used enough reclaimed and renewable wood to save over 10.5 acres of rain forest. A system that collects runoff water from the cedar roof fills the water garden. The system collects enough reusable water to fill the average size swimming pool every 17 days. McKinney donated money from the sale of the house to the Crush It Charity[], which builds houses and self-sufficient villages in Haiti. Read more about the house here.

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