Whether it's a place of business, a home or a historic staple, would you be willing to have solar panels on the roof? Would solar panels visually ruin the notion of preserving historic relevance or would it be a symbol of sustaining a historic landmark?
Could you see a building like the with solar panels on the roof?
Acton resident raised this question to Andy Brydges, Senior Director of MassCEC during last Thursday's .
The Acton Historic Distric Commission (HDC) would have to approve such a step and their duty is to (courtesy of Acton Town Website):
- Preserving the heritage of Acton by protecting the architecture and integrity of our three designated Historic Districts: Acton Center, South Acton, and West Acton
- Administering and enforcing the Town's local Historic District Bylaw, which was enacted by the Town in 1990
So what do you think? Would you be in favor of solarizing a historic building or do you think it takes away from its historical significance?