December 2018 Blog Posts (7)

Adios and Fare-thee-well to Mike Rogers by Peter Troast

The cause of better homes and better contracting businesses lost its biggest champion this week. Our colleague and friend Mike Rogers succumbed to a horrible and rare form of cancer that appeared suddenly and acted swiftly. There is a hole in the universe today larger than the Grand Canyon that he loved so much.

An outsider looking in would say Mike was an enigma—a policy/industry visionary, incredibly exact person in business, and utter goofball. He didn’t care much what people…

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Added by Chris Davis on December 20, 2018 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Why Power Home Solar Beats Fossil Fuels Hands Down

At this point, most sensible people can agree that there are just too many problems with fossil fuels. They pollute the environment, the expensive and they are also inefficient. There’s more than one reason why more and more people are turning to renewable energies. With recent technological innovations, the price of…

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Added by Global Heating and AC on December 19, 2018 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Converting A South Facing Window Into A Solar Space Heating Panel

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 A south facing window in any Passive Solar House design can be optimized by using a flat black metal shade to create a solar space heating panel…

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Added by Dannie Jackson on December 14, 2018 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Still Modeling

  Here is a snap shot of my current 3D green home design project, this shows what I am working on.  It is incomplete at the moment however this is version 2, the first version is complete but lacks the fine details required for a to scale accurate model and so I am working on that in version 2.



   Been away awhile and busy,…

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Added by Dannie Jackson on December 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Data Driven Market Transformation: Or How to Score Cheap Concert Tickets

When my fifteen-year-old son returned with a concert ticket in one hand and cash in the other, that’s when I knew he would probably be ok in this world. He had decided last minute to tag along to go see Jason Isbell in concert. He didn’t have a ticket, but we knew the show wasn’t sold out. But we also knew that being a teenager without a job, he didn’t…

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Added by Pearl Certification on December 13, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

A Comprehensive Content Strategy: Creating Content That Supports a New Service Launch

With so much product innovation happening in HVAC and solar, many companies are adding new services like battery storage or ductless heat pumps. With all the coordination and planning it takes to purchase the correct equipment, polish off your certifications, and nail down pricing, it is easy to forget that your website should reflect your new…

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Added by Energy Circle on December 6, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

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