Solar panels have been installed on the Parks, Recreation and Senior Center building at Pullman’s new city hall.
Officials expect the solar panels will save the city about 10,000 dollars a year. That would be a 16% drop in energy costs compared to the current Pullman City Hall. Officials expect the cost of the solar panels to be recovered by the energy saves in less than 15 years. The new system is expected to last 30 years.
The City of Pullman received grants to help pay for the solar panels. The panels cover about 70% of the roof on the building on Crestview Drive.
Pullman voters approved a bond to purchase and remodel the former Calvary Christian Center church property into a new city hall.