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How Fiberglass Can Regulate Heat Loss

How Fiberglass Can Regulate Heat Loss

There is diversified reason for which insulation becomes important for the home. The chief functionality of insulation is to maintain a pleasant temperature inside the house. The temperature can be either cool or warm whichever make the inhabitant of the house feel more comfortable. Due to extreme weather conditions sometimes the house gets affected. However,

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Clean Power Finance Unleashes $300 for Residential Solar

$300 million isn’t a small number. But that’s how much is now available for residential solar leases through a tax-equity fund created by Clean Power Finance through a partnership with MS Solar Solutions Corp. owned by Morgan Stanley, Main Street Power Co. and Zions Bancorporation and other investors. It’s the largest fund to support residential

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Low-Income Housing Residents Going Solar

Until recently, the low-income housing community has been a tough nut for the solar industry to crack. Low-income housing developments have historically avoided going solar due to the obvious difficulties of incorporating high-cost, discretionary photovoltaic (PV) systems into affordable housing. However, a unique mix of local, utility, and federal support combined with a little financial

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Sunray Solar Offering PPAs in Jersey

Folks in New Jersey just got a bigger opportunity to go solar with no upfront costs thanks to a new partnership between Sunray Solar and Clean Power Finance. Under the new agreement Clean Power Finance will provide the backing for Sunray Financial Services, which will offer homeowners power-purchase agreements (PPAs). Sunray’s energy supply contract lowers

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97% of Americans Overestimate the Cost of Installing Solar Panels

There’s been a lot of talk about solar power and renewable energy lately. This has caused people to look beyond conventional fuel sources to sustainable alternatives that not only offer a cheap solution in the long run, but help preserve the environment as well. But solar energy and other similar renewables are still a relatively

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Geostellar: Mapping Your Roof’s Solar Potential

Geostellar wants to map the potential for solar on every residential and commercial property in the US (and eventually, the world) and is working with satellite imagery company GeoEye to do so. The model shows a property’s roof slope, shadows and weather patterns, combined with local utility rates and incentives, to determine how quickly a property owner can recoup an

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Solar: Leasing vs. Buying

Look out! The Solar Leasing Police are on the prowl and they think you’re an idiot for leasing a solar system instead of buying it. Are you? Well, first, we absolutely detest the condescending paternalism of the anti-leasing crowd many of whom we’re guessing probably don’t even have solar themselves (could it be because they

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The New York Power Authority Goes Solar

The New York Power Authority announced this week that it is dedicating $30 million to research and development work aimed at reducing the cost of solar energy. The authority’s new Solar Market Acceleration program will spend $30 million over five years in a first-of-its-kind statewide program. “This is in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push

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