Solar helps nonprofit affordable housing developer achieve LEED Platinum certification
August 3, 2015
In the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles, stands a newly constructed 53-unit affordable housing complex called Sol y Luna Apartments. To maintain long-term affordability, the project includes solar photovoltaic and solar hot water systems designed and installed by Los Angeles-based solar company Promise Energy.
Changes Expected to Increase Number of Households and Businesses Able to Install Solar Hot Water
April 23, 2015
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is broadening its Solar Hot Water Program statewide and including projects that displace hot water produced by heating oil, natural gas, propane, and wood, in addition to projects that displace electricity.
There Are Now More Than 1,700 Companies Nationwide That Specialize in Solar Heating and Cooling
October 13, 2014
With projected savings in some cases as high as $1.5 million, a new report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) illustrates the benefits achieved by utilizing solar heating and cooling (SHC) systems for U.S. businesses and commercial buildings.
Project Demonstrates Cost-Effective, Clean Energy Source for Hot Water Needs
July 8, 2013
Western State Design has had a hot water-generating system installed by solar thermal energy developer, ergSol, at its headquarters office in Hayward, Calif. The compact solar system provides hot water for demonstration commercial and coin-op laundry equipment.
The University of North Carolina - Asheville (UNCA) expects to cut annual hot water costs in Mills Residence Hall by 29 percent through the installation of a solar hot water system from SolTherm. Compared to its previous energy source, the student dormitory is projected to save more than $81,000 over the life of the system.