General Earthship musings.

General info I looked into’, ‘AS OF 07/19/2011

Cost breakdown:

WOM: $3,000
POM: 10,130
– 8 x 6v S530 Batteries (3480 min@25A): $2,560
– 10 x 240w sharp Solar Panels: $6,400
– 2 x 1500w 12v Inverters: $300
– 60A Charge controller: $500
– Control Display: $150
– Lightning Arresters: $80
– PV Combiner box: $110
– 2 x 15A Breakers: $30

DC Fridge/Freezer: $2,800
Clothes Washer (120v/4a): $800
DC Dishwasher: $400
Gas range with LP conversion: $400
LED Lights:

Dual-Flush toilet: $160
80gal pressurized solar water heater w/ tank: $3,500
Water pump with solar panel (80w): $800
Aquastar Propane hot water heater (backup): $800

10 x 10″x20\’ culvert pipe: $3,000
Cisterns = ~$1.10/GAL, so 6000gal: $6,600

1000gal Septic Tank: $1,000

Running total: $33,390

Extra thing I found while researching:

PowerHouse Dynamics eMonitor: $700