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Indradeep Ghosh

Building the future with a net-positive energy retrofit

Highlights

Year built: 1997
Year Renovated: 2010
Location: Cupertino, CA
Type: Single Family Ranch
Details: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,170 sq. ft.

Features

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Induction cooktop
Spend less time cooking and cleaning with this safer alternative to gas

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Heat Pump HVAC
Heat and cool your home without emissions

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Electric Vehicles
Lower fuel and maintenance costs and improve air quality with zero exhaust emissions

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Heat Pump Water Heater
Reduce your carbon footprint and your energy use

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Spotlight

Inspired by the Al Gore documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”, Indradeep Ghosh and his wife Anita were determined to reduce the carbon footprint of their 1997 home. They decided on a complete retrofit of their house, replacing every gas appliance with all-electric ones, installing solar panels on the roof and purchasing fully electric vehicles.

“The water and space heating works perfectly. The induction cooktop is super-fast and a breeze to clean. The EVs are a joy to drive. And now, with my solar panels providing all my electricity during the day supplemented with SVCE’s 100% carbon-free energy during the night, I have successfully achieved a zero carbon footprint in all my energy use.

I have hosted several open houses to demonstrate to neighbors and the community how essential and affordable going all-electric is. In fact, the retrofit project actually spawned a graduate level course in Electrical Engineering at Santa Clara University Introduction to the Smart Grid that I teach as an adjunct faculty.”

Indradeep Ghosh / Homeowner