Category Archives: Solar Energy

Arizona Proposition 127-which Special Interest Group can you believe?

So, as I sit and watch television I am confused by the numerous political ads both for and against Prop 127. So I decided to review the information on both groups funding those ads. What is Prop 127? The Prop … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 8 – Solar Lighting!

How many of you out there turn lights on inside your house during the day? I know I am guilty of such an offense, but unless you have large windows and plenty of sunlight during the day, there are many … Continue reading

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Adaptation -Volume 4 – Aluminum Cans for Heat?

Can you believe it? Aluminum cans as a heat Source! I never thought something could be so simple as this.  An inexpensive way to generate heat from the sun that is based on the use of used aluminum cans.  This … Continue reading

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Green Hogan in Northern Arizona!

Recently I was working out of Page, Arizona when I noticed this headline in the Lake Powell (Page) Chronicle! Hogan’s Heroes – PHS Students “green” building up for award…. Hogan’s Heroes (get it?) was a nice introduction to this article.  … Continue reading

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Geothermal Heat Pumps – Are they Better than Solar?

Sorry to say but Solar Rebates in Arizona have been reduced by the Arizona Public Service Company! APS in trying to meet their quota for the use of solar energy in the state at one time offered $1.00/watt.  While I … Continue reading

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Why Not Super Insulated Housing?

You know it is going to get Hotter! There are so many articles out there about global climate change.  Along with climate change comes the inevitable.  Longer hotter summers!  One way that we might be able to adapt better in … Continue reading

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Vertical Organic Farming

Survive a Winter Storm and never run out of Fresh Veges! Two Flagstaff Arizona men have come up with a new way to make money as well as provide their community with food during emergencies. By Joe Ferguson Arizona Daily … Continue reading

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What does it take to become a Solar Community?

Here’s what Payson Arizona did to become a Solar Community In July of 2011 the Payson Town Council unanimously voted to enact Resolution #2621.  This resolution stated that the goal for Payson was to have 5% of its owner occupied … Continue reading

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