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Passive Solar Homes

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Bruce presents the passive solar home design he has been building for over 40 years.

Profile of Two Solar Installations

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500,000 BTU/Day from a 32 panel solar thermal array heats both house and pool.

Century Solar Supply

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Finally, solar electric and thermal products and support are now provided locally. Going green is easier than ever!"

Solar Thermal Generates Air Conditioning?

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Geothermal heating is neat, but what Sundog does with the sun is nearly magic!

Passive Solar Property

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13 Acres undeveloped land in Colonie, near Northway Exit 5. Owner prefers solar development.

How Much Does it Really Cost to Heat Your House?

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Solar is looking better all the time. Take a look at the real cost to heat your house.

Living in an AAE House Through Super Storm Sandy

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Bruce Brownell believes homes should be resilient. Here is a good example.

Little to No Global Warming Emissions

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Manufacture, installation, maintenance and decommissioning are small fraction of energy produced.

Bruce Brownell, Passive Solar Pioneer

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Bruce Brownell Honored with Passive Pioneer Award by ASES.

A Lot of Hot Water!

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Most people use more hot water than Dan, Carl and David. A lot more!

New Solar Incentives

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Now if you rent a solar PV system you can take advantage of new incentives.

10 Years Living Off-Grid - My Thoughts

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Dave shares his perspective on Renewable Energy and living on an energy budget.

Trail Magic: Four-Year Performance Data

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Carl Mc Daniel provides a lot of detail on how his Positive Energy House performed over the last four years.

100% Solar Home

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No fossil fuels for heat, hot water, cooking, lighting, computers or TV. Not a drop.

SunDog Solar a Multi-Faceted Company

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A sister company to Kling Magnetics, SunDog Solar focuses on energy conservation and renewable energy. See it all at the beautiful site.

Historic Mabee Farm is Green in Two Ways

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Always a source of food and fun, recent renewable and energy conservation improvements make it greener!

Hermitage: Green Home & Office

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The results from energy conscious updates to an existing house (Insulation and heating system to PV).

TEC-SMART on Solar Tour

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HVCC's TEC-SMART is leading area training for the future with courses in renewable energy.

Use the Sun to Heat Water and Space

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Stu Besnoff of Alpine Solar opens his home and shop for the Solar Tour.

UpHill House

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Former NYC couple build new home (net zero and then some) in Cambridge, NY.

Riihimaki House

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This house focuses on space heating.

Our Historic Solar & Green Home Project

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Joanne and Paul Coons rebuild a local historic home into one of the most energy efficient, greenest in the country.

Plan Your Solar & Green Building Tour

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How to make the most of your time and this great opportunity!

Advanced Solar Hot Water Design Course

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Cost Effective and Intense Course by SUNY Ulster/E2G Solar at Kingston, NY - May 18-19

Solar Energy 101 and FAQs

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Interested in Solar and want to get started learning the basics? Start here!

Beer Cans or Solar Panels

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Photovoltaic’s Energy Return on Investment is questioned but what about spending energy on cars, coal power plants or beer cans?

Solar Energy In Our Lives, Not in the News

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The sun should be in the news! It is important to us every day. David explains...

Solar Energy on Historic Homes: Sensible Solutions!

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If you have an older home or building, Solar is a real good possibility. See these oldies but goodies!

Solar Actually Pays! Let Me Show You How

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Solar can be viewed as not only free but can actually start PAYING you money from Day 1. Here is a scenario to demonstrate my point.

Sun Oven Discount Program

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I have a discount deal you can use until January 31, 2012. See details here.

When Does Solar Hot Water Make Sense? Lessons Learned

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Practical guidance on when solar hot water makes sense for Capital Region homeowners.

McDaniel and Borton Response to Woodruff Commentary

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McDaniel and Borton response to Vaughan Woodruff’s commentary on their evacuated tube domestic hot water paper.

Response to McDaniel and Borton Study

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Installation flaws and faulty logic in McDaniel/Borton study invalidates conclusions, says regional solar professional.

When Does Solar Hot Water Make Sense? Part 2

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How much hot water does your family need? What fuel do you use to heat water? See how these factors affect your break-even analysis. 

When Does Solar Hot Water Make Sense?

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I am neither a scientist or a solar hot water system expert, but I have installed such a system and I have some pretty good data to share.

Earn 7% or More Tax-Free On Your Money – No Scam, No Kidding!

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Currently, solar electric (PV) is one of your best financial investment choices - you do have to make an investment, but then you earn 7% or More Tax Free!

 

Solar Hot Water Is NOT the Solution!

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Contrary to common thinking solar domestic hot water is not the most cost effective way to provide hot water and save energy.

Borton’s Solar Home in Troy, NY

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Harriet and I built our home 30 years ago. 86% of all its energy comes from the sun. Come, take a look..see the numbers.

Wind Is For the Birds

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Most stories about birds and wind turbines don’t end in a good way. See how this isn’t the case for Peter Dubacher and his 800 birds.

Solar Photovoltaic Performance Report

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Two roof mounted solar PV arrays in Saratoga County share their numbers

Selection of Circuits for your Backup Breaker Panel

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If you’re installing a backup breaker panel with your solar system, it helps to think ahead.