What US president installed solar panels on the White House roof?
Jimmy Carter was first to have solar panels put on the roof. Then Ronald Reagan had them removed in order to repair the roof and they were not put back. George W, Bush had new solar panels installed elsewhere to heat a maintenance building and the swimming pool . Obama's secretary of energy announced that solar panels would be put on the White House roof to heat water there.
In 1986 Ronald Reagan removed the solar panels, installed by Jimmy Carter, from the White House. Reagan was quoted as saying the panels were unsightly and unnecessary. The solar panels, which were for heating water, were installed on Unity College in Maine and remained in service for another 12 years. (This answer is based on articles referencing the removal of the solar panels)
Andrew Jackson was the president when the White House got running water. Franklin Pierce the 14th President had a bathtub installed in the white house. James K. Polk the 11th President had gas lights installed. Rutherford B. Hayes the 19th President had the telephone installed. Benjamin Harrison the 23rd President had electricity installed (however he was too afraid to use it, he would ask others to turn on the lights)
There were two different bowling alleys in the White House. One was installed as a birthday gift to President Harry S Truman in 1947. The alley was in the west wing on the ground floor and it was moved in 1955 to the Old Executive Office Building. President Richard Nixon had a new one-lane bowling alley installed under the driveway leading to the North Portico in 1969.
25 bedrooms 29 fireplaces 147 windows 69 closets 2,000 electrical outlets 450 light fixtures a room for arranging flowers an upholstery shop squad room for the White House police The White House didn't have plumbing for the first 78 years President Polk installed gas lights President Fillmore added central heating President Buchanan added a greenhouse In 1889 President Harrison installed a hot water system 132 rooms
The solar panels were installed during the Presidency of Jimmy Carter. Ronald Reagan was quoted as saying the solar panels were "were unsightly and unnecessary." The solar panels, which were for heating water, were removed and placed on a college (Unity College in Maine) where they remained in service for another 12 years. (This answer is based on sources that referenced the removing of the solar panels at the time of removal in 1986)
Millard Fillmore is reported to have had the first cook stove installed in the White House. Supposedly Fillmore had to teach the White House cook, who had never seen a cook stove, how to use one. When Tyler was president, a furnace ,which might be considered to be a kind of stove, was put in some tne years before the cook stove.