Solar Communities: Working Together for a Greener Planet

As our society gains increased environmental awareness, we strive for a greener world by seeking out affordable and clean alternative energy sources. Solar power is one of the most rapidly-growing energy sources, and is now used to power homes, businesses, farms, and vineyards alike all over the nation. Another increasingly popular way to harness solar […]

Environmental Activism and Development Working Together

All too often during my 26 years in the roofing and waterproofing business I have seen the commercial real estate and construction industries at odds with environmental activism. LEED certification and increased emphasis on sustainable design has definitely eased this adversarial relationship, but to a large extent, for right or wrong it still does persist. […]

Creating Local Jobs in DC and Solar in Ward 5

One part of being a solar installer that is particularly rewarding is being able to create jobs. As our country continues to claw its way out of the economic downturn, it’s great to be able to offer hard working people a job in a growing industry. When the financial crisis started, the solar industry was […]

How does PACE financing work for Solar in Virginia?

As we gear up for another legislative session in Virginia, we once again hope to introduce bills that could open up the state-regulated monopoly of the energy industry. I took a step back and thought what are some things we can do to open the advanced energy market without having to lobby in Richmond? Well […]