Florida, MA Home Gets a New Back Yard
The neighbors on this road were not included in the "visual impact" section of the zoning board special permit application, and thus were not forwarned about being able to see the turbines.
Wind Turbines' Affects on Property Values
"Direct Evidence of Value Impact: An Appraiser’s Perspective on Living with Wind Turbines”—Michael S. McCann, CRA, McCann Appraisal, LLC (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Video of the Presentation in Shelburne Falls, MA March 3, 2012
Slide Show of the March 3, 2012 presentation in Shelburne Falls, MA
McCann Appraisal 3 March 2012 Shelburne [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
"When wind energy developers propose setbacks in terms of feet and meters, instead of miles and kilometers, they are essentially insuring that there will be negative impacts on property values, together with safety and welfare impacts."