2015 Solar Survey Responses

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Host data.somervillema.gov
Id 6x35-pz53
Name 2015 Solar Survey Responses
Attribution City of Somerville, Office of Sustainability and Environment
Category Government
Tags ose, solar, environment, data
Created 2015-04-27T17:10:42Z
Publication Date 2015-04-27T17:13:31Z

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| Included | Schema Type    | Field Name                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   | Name                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            | Data Type     | Render Type   |
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| Yes      | time           | timestamp                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    | Timestamp                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       | calendar_date | calendar_date |
| Yes      | series tag     | how_long_have_you_lived_in_somerville                                                                                                                                                                                                                        | How long have you lived in Somerville?                                                                                                                                                                                                                          | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | do_you_rent_or_own_your_place_of_residence                                                                                                                                                                                                                   | Do you rent or own your place of residence?                                                                                                                                                                                                                     | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_you_own_what_type_of_home_do_you_own                                                                                                                                                                                                                      | If you own, what type of home do you own?                                                                                                                                                                                                                       | text          | text          |
| Yes      | numeric metric | if_a_condo_how_many_units_are_in_your_building                                                                                                                                                                                                               | If a Condo, how many units are in your building?                                                                                                                                                                                                                | number        | number        |
| Yes      | series tag     | are_you_interested_in_reducing_your_energy_use                                                                                                                                                                                                               | Are you interested in reducing your energy use?                                                                                                                                                                                                                 | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | have_you_had_an_energy_audit_done_in_your_home                                                                                                                                                                                                               | Have you had an energy audit done in your home?                                                                                                                                                                                                                 | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | please_select_any_measures_you_have_taken_to_reduce_your_energy_usage                                                                                                                                                                                        | Please select any measures you have taken to reduce your energy usage.                                                                                                                                                                                          | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | would_you_be_interested_in_a_program_offered_through_the_city_where_somerville_residents_can_receive_information_on_solar_for_their_homes_and_reduced_pricing_for_solar                                                                                      | Would you be interested in a program offered through the City where Somerville residents can receive information on solar for their homes and reduced pricing for solar?                                                                                        | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_you_own_a_business_or_commercial_building_are_you_interested_in_a_commercial_solar_program_offered_through_the_city_of_somerville                                                                                                                         | If you own a business or commercial building, are you interested in a commercial solar program offered through the City of Somerville?                                                                                                                          | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | are_you_interested_in_installing_solar_pv_on_your_house                                                                                                                                                                                                      | Are you interested in installing solar PV on your house?                                                                                                                                                                                                        | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_you_ve_been_thinking_about_installing_solar_panels_what_has_held_you_back                                                                                                                                                                                 | If you?ve been thinking about installing solar panels, what has held you back?                                                                                                                                                                                  | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_you_were_to_install_solar_pv_on_your_home_or_business_is_your_preference_to                                                                                                                                                                               | If you were to install solar PV on your home or business, is your preference to:                                                                                                                                                                                | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | would_you_like_to_volunteer_on_a_residential_solar_outreach_effort_to_get_your_friends_and_neighbors_to_install_solar_on_their_homes                                                                                                                         | Would you like to volunteer on a residential solar outreach effort to get your friends and neighbors to install solar on their homes?                                                                                                                           | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_solar_was_not_a_good_fit_for_your_home_the_city_of_somerville_could_potentially_offer_a_community_solar_project_where_people_can_opt_in_to_purchase_solar_shares_of_a_solar_project_located_inside_or_near_somerville_in_essence_retaining_the_same_ben   | If solar was not a good fit for your home, the City of Somerville could potentially offer a ?community solar project?, where people can opt in to purchase solar shares of a solar project located inside or near Somerville, in essence retaining the same ben | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | there_are_various_ways_in_funding_a_community_solar_project_would_you_be_interested_in_purchasing_shares_of_a_community_solar_project_where_you_could_receive_the_same_benefits_of_owning_a_system_of_your_own_knowing_you_could_receive_the_energy_output_f | There are various ways in funding a community solar project. Would you be interested in purchasing shares of a community solar project where you could receive the same benefits of owning a system of your own? Knowing you could receive the energy output f  | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | please_indicate_if_you_would_like_further_information_on_the_following_in_regards_to_solar_panels_select_any_and_all_that_you_may_have                                                                                                                       | Please indicate if you would like further information on the following in regards to solar panels (select any and all that you may have)                                                                                                                        | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | do_you_own_an_electric_vehicle                                                                                                                                                                                                                               | Do you own an electric vehicle?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | if_no_have_you_considered_purchasing_one                                                                                                                                                                                                                     | If no, have you considered purchasing one?                                                                                                                                                                                                                      | text          | text          |
| Yes      | series tag     | would_your_preference_be_to_charge_an_electric_vehicle_in_your_driveway_or_charge_it_in_a_public_lot                                                                                                                                                         | Would your preference be to charge an electric vehicle in your driveway or charge it in a public lot?                                                                                                                                                           | text          | text          |

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Data Commands

series e:6x35-pz53 d:2015-01-08T12:16:34.000Z t:there_are_various_ways_in_funding_a_community_solar_project_would_you_be_interested_in_purchasing_shares_of_a_community_solar_project_where_you_could_receive_the_same_benefits_of_owning_a_system_of_your_own_knowing_you_could_receive_the_energy_output_f=No t:if_you_own_what_type_of_home_do_you_own="Multi-family (1-4 units)" t:if_solar_was_not_a_good_fit_for_your_home_the_city_of_somerville_could_potentially_offer_a_community_solar_project_where_people_can_opt_in_to_purchase_solar_shares_of_a_solar_project_located_inside_or_near_somerville_in_essence_retaining_the_same_ben="Not interested" t:would_you_be_interested_in_a_program_offered_through_the_city_where_somerville_residents_can_receive_information_on_solar_for_their_homes_and_reduced_pricing_for_solar="Not interested at all" t:do_you_rent_or_own_your_place_of_residence=Own t:are_you_interested_in_installing_solar_pv_on_your_house=No t:please_select_any_measures_you_have_taken_to_reduce_your_energy_usage="Had your home insulated, Installed a high efficiency heating system, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows, Installed energy efficient blinds and or curtains, Shut off lights when not in use" t:are_you_interested_in_reducing_your_energy_use=Yes t:would_your_preference_be_to_charge_an_electric_vehicle_in_your_driveway_or_charge_it_in_a_public_lot=Driveway t:if_no_have_you_considered_purchasing_one=Yes t:do_you_own_an_electric_vehicle=No t:how_long_have_you_lived_in_somerville="5-10 years" t:have_you_had_an_energy_audit_done_in_your_home=No t:would_you_like_to_volunteer_on_a_residential_solar_outreach_effort_to_get_your_friends_and_neighbors_to_install_solar_on_their_homes=No m:if_a_condo_how_many_units_are_in_your_building=3

series e:6x35-pz53 d:2015-01-08T16:50:25.000Z t:there_are_various_ways_in_funding_a_community_solar_project_would_you_be_interested_in_purchasing_shares_of_a_community_solar_project_where_you_could_receive_the_same_benefits_of_owning_a_system_of_your_own_knowing_you_could_receive_the_energy_output_f=Yes t:if_you_own_what_type_of_home_do_you_own=Condo t:if_solar_was_not_a_good_fit_for_your_home_the_city_of_somerville_could_potentially_offer_a_community_solar_project_where_people_can_opt_in_to_purchase_solar_shares_of_a_solar_project_located_inside_or_near_somerville_in_essence_retaining_the_same_ben="Not interested" t:would_you_be_interested_in_a_program_offered_through_the_city_where_somerville_residents_can_receive_information_on_solar_for_their_homes_and_reduced_pricing_for_solar="Yes, very interested" t:do_you_rent_or_own_your_place_of_residence=Own t:if_you_ve_been_thinking_about_installing_solar_panels_what_has_held_you_back=Cost t:are_you_interested_in_installing_solar_pv_on_your_house="Yes, but I don't think it's cost effective" t:if_you_were_to_install_solar_pv_on_your_home_or_business_is_your_preference_to="Purchase the system outright" t:please_select_any_measures_you_have_taken_to_reduce_your_energy_usage="Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy efficient blinds and or curtains, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use" t:are_you_interested_in_reducing_your_energy_use=Yes t:would_your_preference_be_to_charge_an_electric_vehicle_in_your_driveway_or_charge_it_in_a_public_lot=Driveway t:if_no_have_you_considered_purchasing_one=Yes t:do_you_own_an_electric_vehicle=No t:how_long_have_you_lived_in_somerville="< 1 year" t:have_you_had_an_energy_audit_done_in_your_home=Yes t:would_you_like_to_volunteer_on_a_residential_solar_outreach_effort_to_get_your_friends_and_neighbors_to_install_solar_on_their_homes=No m:if_a_condo_how_many_units_are_in_your_building=2

series e:6x35-pz53 d:2015-02-08T18:46:23.000Z t:there_are_various_ways_in_funding_a_community_solar_project_would_you_be_interested_in_purchasing_shares_of_a_community_solar_project_where_you_could_receive_the_same_benefits_of_owning_a_system_of_your_own_knowing_you_could_receive_the_energy_output_f=No t:if_you_own_what_type_of_home_do_you_own=Condo t:if_solar_was_not_a_good_fit_for_your_home_the_city_of_somerville_could_potentially_offer_a_community_solar_project_where_people_can_opt_in_to_purchase_solar_shares_of_a_solar_project_located_inside_or_near_somerville_in_essence_retaining_the_same_ben="Not interested" t:would_you_be_interested_in_a_program_offered_through_the_city_where_somerville_residents_can_receive_information_on_solar_for_their_homes_and_reduced_pricing_for_solar="Yes, somewhat interested" t:do_you_rent_or_own_your_place_of_residence=Own t:if_you_ve_been_thinking_about_installing_solar_panels_what_has_held_you_back=Cost t:are_you_interested_in_installing_solar_pv_on_your_house=No t:please_select_any_measures_you_have_taken_to_reduce_your_energy_usage="Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use" t:are_you_interested_in_reducing_your_energy_use=Yes t:if_no_have_you_considered_purchasing_one=No t:do_you_own_an_electric_vehicle=No t:how_long_have_you_lived_in_somerville="5-10 years" t:have_you_had_an_energy_audit_done_in_your_home=No m:if_a_condo_how_many_units_are_in_your_building=6

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Top Records

| timestamp           | how_long_have_you_lived_in_somerville | do_you_rent_or_own_your_place_of_residence | if_you_own_what_type_of_home_do_you_own | if_a_condo_how_many_units_are_in_your_building | are_you_interested_in_reducing_your_energy_use | have_you_had_an_energy_audit_done_in_your_home | please_select_any_measures_you_have_taken_to_reduce_your_energy_usage                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           | would_you_be_interested_in_a_program_offered_through_the_city_where_somerville_residents_can_receive_information_on_solar_for_their_homes_and_reduced_pricing_for_solar | if_you_own_a_business_or_commercial_building_are_you_interested_in_a_commercial_solar_program_offered_through_the_city_of_somerville | are_you_interested_in_installing_solar_pv_on_your_house                                                                                                                  | if_you_ve_been_thinking_about_installing_solar_panels_what_has_held_you_back                  | if_you_were_to_install_solar_pv_on_your_home_or_business_is_your_preference_to                            | would_you_like_to_volunteer_on_a_residential_solar_outreach_effort_to_get_your_friends_and_neighbors_to_install_solar_on_their_homes | if_solar_was_not_a_good_fit_for_your_home_the_city_of_somerville_could_potentially_offer_a_community_solar_project_where_people_can_opt_in_to_purchase_solar_shares_of_a_solar_project_located_inside_or_near_somerville_in_essence_retaining_the_same_ben | there_are_various_ways_in_funding_a_community_solar_project_would_you_be_interested_in_purchasing_shares_of_a_community_solar_project_where_you_could_receive_the_same_benefits_of_owning_a_system_of_your_own_knowing_you_could_receive_the_energy_output_f | please_indicate_if_you_would_like_further_information_on_the_following_in_regards_to_solar_panels_select_any_and_all_that_you_may_have | do_you_own_an_electric_vehicle | if_no_have_you_considered_purchasing_one | would_your_preference_be_to_charge_an_electric_vehicle_in_your_driveway_or_charge_it_in_a_public_lot | 
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| 2015-01-24T16:02:49 | 2-5 years                             | Rent                                       |                                         |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              | Not interested at all                                                                                                                                                   |                                                                                                                                      | Renters should have no say in what an owner does with their property. Even if I wanted solar PV on my house (which is a great idea), it's the owners decision. Not mine. | I own property in another part of the state. I've not installed solar PV due to ROI concerns. | If the ROI was good, I would perhaps lease.                                                               | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Driveway                                                                                             | 
| 2015-01-26T15:25:36 | 20+ years                             | Own                                        | Multi-family (1-4 units)                |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Had your home insulated, Installed a high efficiency heating system, Installed a high efficiency hot water system, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows                                                                                                                                                                           | Yes, very interested                                                                                                                                                    |                                                                                                                                      | Maybe, I need to learn more                                                                                                                                              | Cost                                                                                          | Need more info                                                                                            | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           | Permitting, Planning & Zoning, Financing Options                                                                                       | No                             | Yes                                      | Driveway                                                                                             | 
| 2015-01-08T12:16:34 | 5-10 years                            | Own                                        | Multi-family (1-4 units)                | 3                                              | Yes                                            | No                                             | Had your home insulated, Installed a high efficiency heating system, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows, Installed energy efficient blinds and or curtains, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                     | Not interested at all                                                                                                                                                   |                                                                                                                                      | No                                                                                                                                                                       |                                                                                               |                                                                                                           | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Driveway                                                                                             | 
| 2015-01-23T12:04:20 | 10-15 years                           | Own                                        | Multi-family (1-4 units)                |                                                | Yes                                            | Yes                                            | Had your home insulated, Installed a high efficiency hot water system, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows, Installed energy efficient blinds and or curtains, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                               | Yes, very interested                                                                                                                                                    | No                                                                                                                                   | Yes                                                                                                                                                                      | Cost                                                                                          | Interested to learn the options                                                                           | Maybe, let's talk                                                                                                                    | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | Yes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Driveway                                                                                             | 
| 2015-01-08T16:50:25 | < 1 year                              | Own                                        | Condo                                   | 2                                              | Yes                                            | Yes                                            | Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy efficient blinds and or curtains, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                           | Yes, very interested                                                                                                                                                    |                                                                                                                                      | Yes, but I don't think it's cost effective                                                                                                                               | Cost                                                                                          | Purchase the system outright                                                                              | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | Yes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Driveway                                                                                             | 
| 2015-01-21T13:59:43 | 20+ years                             | Rent                                       | Single family                           |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 | Yes, somewhat interested                                                                                                                                                | No                                                                                                                                   | Yes, but I don't think my roof is suitable                                                                                                                               | Rent, not own                                                                                 | Rent, not own                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           | Financing Options                                                                                                                      | No                             | No                                       | Public Lot                                                                                           | 
| 2015-01-10T10:36:18 | < 1 year                              | Rent                                       |                                         |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Installed LED or CFL lighting, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  | Yes, somewhat interested                                                                                                                                                | No                                                                                                                                   | No                                                                                                                                                                       | renting                                                                                       | Purchase the system outright                                                                              | Maybe, let's talk                                                                                                                    | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Public Lot                                                                                           | 
| 2015-01-23T14:12:08 | 15-20 years                           | Own                                        | Multi-family (1-4 units)                |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Installed a high efficiency heating system, Installed a high efficiency hot water system, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows, Shut off lights when not in use, have circuit breakers on all appliances, do not use dryer anymore, dry on line and then use air dry cycle for a few minutes to fluff laundry that is already dry | Yes, somewhat interested                                                                                                                                                |                                                                                                                                      | Maybe, I need to learn more                                                                                                                                              | see above                                                                                     | I would prefer the city to own the system, and feed the grid allowing me a preferred rate for electricity | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | Yes                                      | Public Lot                                                                                           | 
| 2015-01-08T15:22:35 | 10-15 years                           | Own                                        | Single family                           |                                                | Yes                                            | No                                             | Had your home insulated, Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed energy star rated windows, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                | Yes, somewhat interested                                                                                                                                                |                                                                                                                                      | Maybe, I need to learn more                                                                                                                                              | Technology                                                                                    | didn't even know there were choices                                                                       | No                                                                                                                                   | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | No                                       |                                                                                                      | 
| 2015-02-08T18:46:23 | 5-10 years                            | Own                                        | Condo                                   | 6                                              | Yes                                            | No                                             | Installed LED or CFL lighting, Installed programmable thermostats, Shut off lights when not in use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              | Yes, somewhat interested                                                                                                                                                |                                                                                                                                      | No                                                                                                                                                                       | Cost                                                                                          |                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                      | Not interested                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             | No                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           |                                                                                                                                        | No                             | No                                       |                                                                                                      |