Green Living

Georgetown Cabins Resort utilizes eco-friendly design and innovation, w'ere completely solar powered facility.

Green Living

Georgetown Cabins Resort utilizes eco-friendly design and innovation.

  • Off-the-grid, solar power
  •  Water pumped from well to reserve tanks utilizing solar power. Water is then gravity fed from tanks to cabins.
  • Recycled and natural materials used when practical (recycled brick, stones and concrete)
  • Wet pond septic system
  • On-site water reserve for fire protection
  • The cabins are designed with energy efficiency, reduced carbon footprint and water conservation throughout.
  • Super insulated exterior walls
  • Low-e windows
  • light colored, metal roof
  • solar powered attic fan for roof ventilation
  • energy star appliances
  • total air flow designed interior walls and circulating fans
  • low electrical consumption and low heat output LED lighting
  • electronic ignition LP gas fireplace
  • On-demand, electronic ignition, hot water heater
  • electronic ignition gas cook top
  • low flow water fixtures & faucets
  • fire proof or retardant exterior materials
  • recycling used where practical & available
  • Low outside lighting for dark skies

Although we have a generator for back-up power if needed, our solar power system is designed to handle our expected needs.

The Solar System

Designed and installed by Pete Noce of Positive Resources.

Designed and installed by Pete Noce of Positive Resources.

  • Designed and installed by Pete Noce of Positive Resources.
  • 13 kilowatt solar array with a daily production of 65 kilowatts/hrs
  • Outback power system capable of 14.4 kilowatts of continuous power
  • 120/240AC split phase electric
  • 1800 amp hour battery bank at 48 volts DC
  • Solar system is backed up by Isuzu generator, 21 kilowatt/kba, 120/240 volt, 175/87.5 amps
  • Solar Powered Water Pumping System
 

Thank you so much for the wonderful week at Georgetown Cabins. We had a super time and are so impressed with the “green” technology and solar collection.  We love the floor plan and décor of the Mitchell cabin.  We felt welcome. - West Union, IA