Viewing: March 2010

PACE Financing, Property assessed clean energy = Local Jobs, Lower Home Utility Bills & Substantial Home Savings

PACE is an acronym for property assessed clean energy. (PACE) programs enable local governments to finance renewable energy and energy efficiency projects on private property, including residential, commercial and industrial properties. The programs eliminate the chief barrier to clean energy installations: the large upfront cost. If the cities in America were to get behind this […] Read more

Green Living, Eco Friendly Lifestyle

Green living is driven by our passion for hiking the shrinking back-country of our country and the growing alarm about the legacy we are leaving our children. Can we go on turning a blind eye to the changes going on around us forever? If you have a comfortable, rewarding and healthy lifestyle you probably think […] Read more

Power Grab by PGE, Vote No on Ca Proposition 16

Watch out California! PGE is attempting a slight of hand, power grab, magic trick hoping the California voters are asleep at the wheel. PG & E paid a signature gathering company who put proposition 16 on the June primary ballot in an attempt to make it law. We firmly agree with the Oakland Tribune which […] Read more

Brunton Solaris 52, the workhorse of the Brunton family of portable power.

Brunton Solaris 52 is a workhorse in the field. CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide ( solar glossary )) are the most efficient thin film solar panel technology available. By maximizing performance while optimizing portability, it makes the Brunton Solaris 52 the most compact high output model and a great choice for off the grid power. […] Read more

A New Beginning – Why We Must Make This the Decade of Renewables

Jobs in this country and a sustainable future for our children are two things we are very passionate about. This article from Renewable Energy World Magazine is worth your time to read. By Olivier Drücke, European Solar Thermal Industry Federation London, UK [Renewable Energy World Magazine] Shortly after the beginning of the third millennium it […] Read more

Reasons Go Solar Enviromental Discussion NPR Water Regulations

Reasons go solar – I try very hard not to make our blog a political manifesto in spite of my sometimes-passionate beliefs, but the reasons to go solar and related topics is just too important. I was driving back from a solar residential job a few days ago listening to a program on National Public […] Read more

Schuco 210 Watt Solar Panels

Solar Installers Featuring Schuco 210 Watt Solar Panels – Schüco is the global leader in building envelope technology and one of the world’s largest and oldest manufactures of solar energy systems. Having just completed a Schüco design and installation training certification we were could not help but be impressed by their level of quality commitment. […] Read more