Case Study: Solar Energy Transformation at Ford Island Navy Residential Project
Location: Ford Island Navy Residential Project, Pearl Harbor
Project Contractor: Lend Lease Actus, LLC
Completion Date: [Enter Date]
Nestled in the tranquil East Loch of Pearl Harbor, the Ford Island Navy Residential Project stands as a testament to the synergy of cutting-edge technology and environmental consciousness. Spearheaded by Lend Lease Actus, LLC, a leading construction company based in Napa, California, this visionary initiative saw the creation of 140 housing units on Ford Island and an additional 30 at Radford Terrace. The $35 million contract breathed life into a remarkable transformation, turning military housing into eco-friendly, energy-efficient homes.
Harnessing Solar Power for Ford Island Navy Homes:
One of the standout features of this massive endeavor is the integration of solar water heating systems into each of the newly constructed homes. A total of 140 housing units on Ford Island, as well as 30 units at Radford Terrace, were equipped with state-of-the-art SunEarth solar water heating systems. This forward-thinking approach is not only a testament to the commitment to sustainability but also a significant step towards reducing the carbon footprint of these residential units.
SunEarth and Inter-Island Solar Supply:
The SunEarth solar collectors, renowned for their quality and efficiency, serve as the backbone of this remarkable solar initiative. These collectors, along with the accompanying balance of system components, were expertly supplied by Inter-Island Solar Supply. Inter-Island Solar Supply proudly represents SunEarth as its exclusive representative in the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Basin, ensuring that the project benefited from top-tier equipment and expertise.
Heating the Path to Sustainability:
The Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO), recognizing the significance of this project, provided valuable incentives for the solar installations. The Ford Island Navy Residential Project is projected to yield remarkable benefits, including:
- Annual energy savings of 416 MWh
- Peak coincident load reduction of 114 kW
- Annual reduction of 400 tons of CO2 emissions
These impressive statistics underscore the pivotal role that sustainable solar energy can play in military residential projects, promising cost savings and a significant reduction in environmental impact.
Sneak Peek: Installation in Progress:
The visual evidence of this solar revolution can be seen in the photographs, showcasing SunEarth's mill finish SP-40 collectors seamlessly integrated into the construction process.
- Location: Ford Island Navy Residential Project, Pearl Harbor
- Total Solar Systems Installed: 140 SunEarth solar water heating systems
- Contractor: Lend Lease Actus, LLC
- Annual Energy Savings: 416 MWh
- Peak Load Reduction: 114 kW
- Annual CO2 Reductions: 400 tons
- Solar Equipment Supplier: Inter-Island Solar Supply
Pioneering a Sustainable Military Housing Future:
The Ford Island Navy Residential Project at Pearl Harbor, masterminded by Lend Lease Actus, LLC, represents a groundbreaking leap towards eco-friendly, sustainable military housing. Upon completion in [Enter Date], a total of 140 housing units on Ford Island and 30 at Radford Terrace were equipped with advanced SunEarth solar water heating systems. The components were expertly supplied by Inter-Island Solar Supply, SunEarth's exclusive representative in the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Basin. This forward-thinking initiative, supported by the Hawaiian Electric Company, is expected to yield impressive annual energy savings, peak load reductions, and substantial CO2 emissions reductions. The photos, capturing the installation process, offer a glimpse into the military's transition towards a sustainable future.