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May 18, 1979 - Image 11

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Visit the Jubilee Solar Home bathing, laundering and FOLLOW THIS
and see how Detroit Edison is cleaning. Solar energy is expected TO DETROIT F
experimenting with the sun's to fulfill 20 to 30 percent of the JUBILEE SOLD
natural energy to help keep your space heating requirements and Located in Nort
future bright. 80 to 90 percent of the water Northville Colot
heaigrqieet.Six Mile Road,
Fortunately, Detroit Edison heatingrequirements. 17075 White Ha
customers have plenty of electric On days when the sun doesn't
power available. Today, and many shine or when more heat is
years into the future. It's a needed, an energy-efficient heat 6 MILER
result of a lot of planning, devel- pump moves the natural heat,
opment and investment and the always present in the outdoor air,o
fact that more than 84 percent inside the home. Electric 9
of Detroit Edison's power is gen- elements provide additional heat
erared from coal, our nation's as required. In warm weather, the
most abundant fuel. The balance heat pump reverses automatically
is generated by other fossil fuels. for energy-efficient air
Looking far ahead, Detroit conditioning. 5MILE RS
Edison is conducting research on The Jubilee Solar Home is
other energy sources that may exceptionally well insulated to
prove to be practical in our keep heat inside in winter and to
geographic area. While it may be make air conditioning more OPEN HOURS
some time before solar energy efficient in summer. All doors and Friday, Saturday at
developments make possible windows, and even the fireplace, 7 p.m. To arranges
economical applications for are designed to be energy groups call 237-77
people's homes, the Jubilee Solar efficient. and 5:30 p.m. Mo
Home already will have begun to When you visit the Jubilee ACKNOWLEDI
determine if the sun's energy may Solar Home, be sure to examine CONTRIBUTI
someday be a useful replacement some of the new ideas in electric TGeal El e ric L
for the oil and natural s nw xxappliances and lighting furniture and in'
used for heating so that these selected for energy efficiency, Hotpoint - applia
fuels may be saved for other uses convenience and safety. And In-Sink-Erator -
where only they will do. not the interior lighting and Owens Corning Fi
note he iterir lihtin andWallside, Inc. -b
The Jubilee Solar Home looks outdoor security lighting system, Weathervane - wi
like a traditional house. But it you designed to use little electricity.
walk around to the back you'll see Detroit Edison's Jubilee
the solar collectors on the roof. Solar Home was built by Fred
Heat from the sun is captured by Greenspan Development
the collectors, stored in the Corporation in cooperation with
water, then distributed by air to the Builders Association of
heat the home. Solar-heated Southeastern Michigan.
water also warms water for Keeping plenty o

hville Township
ny Estates
a mile west of I-275
ven Drive
a 2759
nd Sunday from 1 to
special tours for
'49 between 8:30
nday through Friday.
amp Division
hot water dispensers
berglas - insulation
asement windows
ofpower in your hands.

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