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Ecotech Institute Again Named to the ‘Best for Vets’ List

The Military Times has once again named Ecotech Institute to its Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges list. The list honors top military friendly schools doing the most for veterans. Ecotech Institute, the first and only school…


Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 24, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Releases Free, Comprehensive Wind and Solar Green Energy eBooks

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced the release of two free, comprehensive eBook guides to starting…


Added by Chelsea O'Neill on October 14, 2014 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Join Nusun Solar at the WIndiana Indiana Renewable Energy Conference

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman has announced WIndiana, Indiana’s only statewide wind energy conference, will expand this year to include wind, solar, bioenergy and alternative fuel vehicles.  Along with sessions on utility-scale renewable energy projects, the Indiana Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) will include how-to workshops for homeowners and small business owners on…


Added by NUSUN SOLAR Manufacturing on July 18, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

INFORMATIONAL: Lessons in Masonry Heaters 2

Heating Performance

Masonry heaters can serve as the primary heat source in a modern home of 1500-2000 Sq Ft, particularly when it is located in center of a living space. The heat output is controlled by the amount of wood burned, while the rate of heat delivery remains comparatively steady. On each firing of 50lbs of wood, a Temp-Cast fireplace can deliver 250,000 BTU’s of radiant heat.…


Added by GREENHEAT Solutions on March 27, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Help social lending from people with poor solar and wind resources

Here in Northern Indiana we have poor resources for wind and solar. This is why social lending over the internet to help people invest in solar and wind if they are located in good areas for this is a powerful idea.

I really wanted to champion this idea, so I purchased a number of domains and gave a couple of private presentations but I never really had the energy to invest in it that much. This idea needs a new champion and I need to exit and focus on other…


Added by Tom Butler on March 17, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Biden to model solar financing plan after Berkeley model

Biden to model solar finance plan on Berkeley's

Carolyn Jones, Chronicle Staff Writer

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The solar financing plan that originated in Berkeley in 2007 will become a national model, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.

Biden's program, known as Recovery Through Retrofit, creates a framework for cities, counties and states to set up tax districts that allow residential and business property owners to install solar panels and make other… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on October 27, 2009 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

Bathing in Sunshine


Bathing in Sunshine: West Washington School Students Enjoy Solar Hot Water

Campbellsburg, IN – Faculty may not mind if the students of West Washington High School take a few more moments when washing their hands from now on as they will be washing with water heated from the sun. Students and faculty at West Washington High School will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their two new solar hot water systems installed at the beginning of the school year.… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on October 7, 2009 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Going Green at West Washington High School


Going green


Leader-Democrat Staff Writer


After a discussion that lasted 45

minutes, the West Washington School

Board voted 5-1 to proceed with the

installation of a solar powered water

heating system during a meeting Monday


The current system utilizes a 600-

gallon water tank which supplies hot

water to all parts of the… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Deer Park Solar Initiative

Deer Park Management, a Bloomington property management company, has completed the first of four steps in what it has called the “Deer Park Solar Initiative”, or “DPSI”. “Our ultimate goal is to bring renewable energy to each of the properties we manage, as well as to our management company”, said Joseph Fitzgerald, President of Deer Park Management. “We have begun that process with an installation of solar hot water at Bart Villa Apartments, and an installation of solar electric panels at our… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Upland and Indiana Renewable Energy Assoc.

Upland and Indiana Renewable Energy Assoc.

Upland Brewing Company Solar Thermal System

Upland Brewing was the site of the April 11th InREA membership meeting. We thought that those of you who were unable to attend this meeting would like some of the details on this installation. In addition to a tour of the installation, we also heard remarks from State Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) and Rep. Eric Koch (R-Bedford) about energy legislation pending during the 2009 session of the… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Indiana solar manufacturer gets to question Obama in Elkhart

Bill Keith, owner of SunRise Solar Inc., in St. John, Ind., was one of the people at the Elkhart town hall meeting who got to question President Obama. Bill's company makes solar powered attic fans. He talked about the importance of keeping green jobs in Indiana and made a plea for incentives that would continue to keep jobs local, research dollars and standards for renewable energy.

Here's a link to the conversation, video and more at Indiana… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on February 11, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Upcoming State Legislative Hearings on Energy Bills

Agenda for : House Small Business and Economic Development January 21, 1:30 PM, Room 156D State House, Indianapolis

Chairman : Reske

Vice-Chair : Sullivan

Members :

(D) Blanton, Cheatham, Michael, Robertson, VanDenburgh.

(R) Murphy R.M.M., Clere, Dermody, Messmer, Yarde.

Hearing Agenda:

HB 1415 Tax deduction for solar powered roof vents and fans.… Continue

Added by Laura Ann Arnold on January 19, 2009 at 8:05pm — No Comments

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