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2011 Green Energy Ohio Tour: Hiram College - Coleman Sports Center
ADDRESS OPEN TO PUBLIC
Hiram College*
Coleman Sports Center
Hiram, OH 44234

*Address is approximate
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - All Day (10-4)
Sunday, October 2, 2011 - Afternoon (1-4)
TYPE School
YEARS ON TOUR 1
AGE OF BUILDING N/A
SIZE
TOTAL COST OF PROJECT N/A
TOTAL COST OF PROJECT AFTER INCENTIVES N/A
PROJECT STATUS Completed
TECHNOLOGIES AT SITE
Renewable Energy
Technology Size Units Manufacturer Years in Operation
Photovoltaics 50 kW 1
DESCRIPTION:
System Size: 50 kW DC
System Type: Ballasted (non-penetrating) flat roof mounted array with 10-degree module tilt
Location: Flat Roof of the Coleman Sports Center at Hiram College in Hiram, Oh
System Components:
• PV Modules: 187 * Grape Solar 270 W Polycrystalline
• Inverter: 1 * 60 kW Solectria Renewables PVI-60 (480 V)
• Racking System: UniRac RapidRac G-10
• Monitoring: Deck Revenue-Grade PV monitoring system
Incentive Program(s) Utilized:
Ohio Department of Development's Advanced Energy Fund and the Federal Treasury's 1603 grant programs were utilized for this solar PV project.
Directions to Site:
Once on campus, follow signs to the Coleman Sports Center, which is located off of State Rt. 305. There is parking adjacent to the building. The solar PV array is located on the roof of the building, but the inverter and modules can be seen from the ground.
Estimated Annual Production:
55,000 kWh
Estimated Utility Savings:
Over the 25-year useful life of the PV System, Hiram College is estimated to save over $150,000.00 in electricity costs.
Installation Company & Contact Information:
Carbon Vision, LLC
20600 Chagrin Blvd. #1100
Shaker Heights, OH
44122
www.carbonvision.com

Solaris Blackstone Energy, LLC
1775 Meloy Rd.
Kent, OH
www.solarisblackstone.com