Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

Pellet Power: Fossil-Fuel-Free Heating

By AmyWilliams Pellet boilers beat oil for price and efficiency A clean, cheap and carbon neutral way to heat your home – sounds good. Its a reality for thousands of families and businesses in Europe and North America. Pellet boilers are growing in popularity; with grants and incentives offered by various states and governments –…

Off grid goes to Hollywood

By SamLJames Hurwitz books are lessons in evading Big BrotherLiving off grid isn’t just popular – it’s going mainstream. New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz is achieving worldwide sales with his Orphan X series, which follows a spy living off the grid – and he’s currently writing the screen play for a film adaptation…

LA Solar Group rolls out solar-ready roofing program

By Kelsey Misbrener LA Solar Group created the Empower Program when it saw demand for solar integrated roofing. The program is a special offer to property owners who need to upgrade and improve the condition of their roof. Ideally, the time to install solar is during the construction or repair of a new roof. “Our…

Uber Frustrated With Musk’s Remaining Unscathed on Trump’s Panel

By Jon LeSage Ride-hailing firm Uber is frustrated with the resiliency Tesla CEO Elon Musk is showing by staying on the President Donald Trump’s economic advisory panel after Uber chief Travis Kalanick quit. In off-the-record conversations with Bloomberg, Uber senior executives and investors have stated concerns that so far Musk has been unscathed by his…

Nation’s largest PV glass skylight now under construction in New Jersey

By Kelly Pickerel Somerset Development announced that construction has begun on the largest photovoltaic glass skylight in the United States at Bell Works, the complete revitalization of the two-million-sq-ft former Bell Labs facility into the iconic mixed-use metroburb located in Holmdel, New Jersey. Spearheaded by Onyx Solar, a manufacturer of transparent photovoltaic glass for building…

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