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  • Friday Field Notes 071417

    When it comes to solar installers, there are shysters–those who install cookie-cutter designs; install systems on old roofs; and otherwise provide shoddy work. Trust us, we know. We’ve been called out to repair a few of their systems. To add insult to injury, Builder takes a look at how poor solar installs leads to roof damage. According to Aaron Nitzkin, CEO

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  • Friday Field Notes 070717

    Holy high temperatures, Batman–it’s hot out there!  Hopefully you’re keeping cool, drinking plenty of water, and taking advantage of all those rays to generate power and save on your utility bill (sorry, could not be helped; we are, after all, a solar design + installation company–the occasional shameless plug is to be expected). With that, here’s a look at the week in

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  • Friday Field Notes 063017

    Last day of June; summer time’s in full swing now. In that, there’s nothing quite like wearing your shades, cruising about town, foot loose and fancy-free. Speaking of which, if you’re looking for new wheels, you may (at some point) consider Aston Martin’s hybrid, the Valkyrie (Clean Technica). Now that, my friends, is a head turner. With that, here’s a look at the week in

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  • Friday Field Notes 061617

    Did you know? Red States are actually leading the charge in terms of renewable energy. According to the New York Times, “some of the fastest progress on clean energy is occurring in states led by Republican governors and legislators, and states carried by Donald J. Trump in the presidential election.” (Eco Watch) It seems a good reminder to avoid making broad assumptions.

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  • Friday Field Notes 060917

    Ah, summertime . . . the bright, sunny days of frolic and adventure, daydreams and–research and development. You see, fifth through eighth graders will soon be making their way to Orlando, Florida to compete for the national title of the Junior Solar Sprint Championship. Students like Hayden Loarie and Ramses Lara, who will be competing with their high-tech solar powered

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