Blog

This is where you’ll find more about what we’re doing, where we’re going, and what we’re talking about. We hope you’ll check back often–and join the conversation . . . 

  • Solar PV: a wise investment

    Let’s face it: in today’s volatile economy, making wise investment choices has never been more important—especially for those of us nearing retirement. If you’re looking for something that doesn’t require a lot of time and energy, you might opt for the uncertainty of stocks. Perhaps you’ll stick with the safety (and unimpressive returns) of annuities or CDs. But there’s a

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  • Welcome to your energy efficient home

    ‘How do I make my home more energy efficient?’ We hear this question a lot. Here’s our answer: Be mindful ‘Mindful living’ may get bantered around willy-nilly, but it’s true—energy efficiency begins with the little things you can do everyday. So start thinking of ways you can make better use of energy right now: use LED light bulbs; turn off

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  • Solar panels accept the challenge

    Solar cells begin with a semiconductor–usually, crystalline silicon. The semiconductor is made into wafers, then into cells. Let’s just say it’s a process. The cells themselves are fragile; but once tested and complete, they’re placed between thin, clear plastic sheets and sealed between a firm backing material and a tempered glass cover. These layers are then laminated at high temperatures.

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  • SolarCascade loves solar

    Sure, it may seem a bit obvious given our profession—but there comes a day when you’ve got to say it out loud. And today’s that day. Today’s National “Shout Out For Solar” Day, where people who love solar, say so. We’re professionals and dabblers, yuppies and tree huggers, scientists and everything in between. We hail from all walks of life,

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  • Hello from SolarCascade

    Thanks to everyone who came out and visited us at the Idaho Remodeling & Design Show over the weekend. We had a great time getting to know you, answering your questions, and otherwise talking solar design and installation. We want to keep the conversation going. If you haven’t already done so, sign up for our electronic news and updates. We’ll

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