Solar Shutters

Plantation shutters are useful for keeping sunlight out, but they can also be adapted to harvest solar power… at least that is the vision of the San Diego company called Plug ‘n Save Energy Products. ¬†Placing these shutters on the windows on the south side of your home will do double duty reducing heat gain from sunlight while collecting the solar energy. ¬† Connect the photovoltaic panels on the louvers to an inverter that plugs into an outlet and returns power back to your electrical system.

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