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  • Friday Field Notes 080417

    Heads up, there will be no field notes next week (August 11) — not due to a lack of news, mind. Rather, the “editor” is going to be out of town. Which may or may not be why this week’s field notes are a little on the lean side. It’s so hard to find decent help nowadays . . . With

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  • Friday Field Notes 072817

    Can you believe we’re nearing the end of July? With that, chances are good you’ve heard a thing or two about the upcoming total solar eclipse. Dubbed the “Great American” Eclipse, the last time a total solar eclipse swept across the United States was in 1979. Since it’s been awhile, Newsweek (along with others) offer tips for watching the show, safely.

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  • Friday Field Notes 072117

    Don’t you just love a good read on a summer’s day? A little fluff, a little fantasy, maybe a little sci-fi . . . speaking of which, Futurism ponders when the first human might leave the solar system. It’s not exactly a day trip, in case you’re curious; but it never hurts to imagine. With that, here’s a brief look

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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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