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2011-04-01 00:02:49

Sustainable 'Smart Skylight' Technology Saves Energy by Tracking the Sun for 10+ Hours a Day, Producing the Natural Daylighting Equivalent of an 800 Watt Metal Halide Bulb Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Ciralight Global reported that its new 4'x8' SunTrackerTHREE "ËœSmart Skylight' active daylighting system is now being offered for sale through its many dealerships in the North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The 4' x 8' SunTrackerTHREE utilizing its patented...

2011-03-08 09:08:00

RICHMOND, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunWater Solar today announced the completion of a solar water-heating system installed at a Housing Authority of the City of Alameda building on Park Street in Alameda, California. Designed and built by SunWater Solar, the system will reduce utility bills by meeting up to 70% of the 65-unit building's hot water load. The system is powered by 28 Heliodyne Gobi 410 collectors. A Heliodyne Delta T Pro monitoring device will provide online...

2011-01-11 11:36:24

A straightforward new way to calculate, compile, and graphically present solar radiation measurements in a format that is accessible to decision makers and the general public has been developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin. The method presents solar data in a framework that "can be used by policymakers, businesses, and the public to understand the magnitude of solar resources in a given region, which might aid consumers in selecting solar technologies, or policymakers...

2010-10-25 14:37:00

PATTERSON, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Mar Farms, a fine grower of 20 different commodities for fresh and processed packaging, today announced the completion of its solar photovoltaic system. Cenergy Power, one of California's leading commercial solar developers, designed, engineered and installed the 354 kilowatt PV system. The roof mounted solar system is spread across three buildings and offsets Del Mar's main energy meter by over 90%. The +25-year system will produce over...

2010-10-21 07:37:00

FORT MILL, S.C., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The VELUX America No Leak Skylight is part of a redesigned skylight line with major upgrades including advanced energy efficient glass and added protection against water penetration. A no leak product warranty is now included, as is an industry-first installation warranty for deck mounted skylights. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/velux/36469/ (Photo:...

2010-06-28 15:50:00

MADRID, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that the team of students representing the University of Rosenheim, Germany at the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe has placed second, using high-performance SunPower solar panels to power the home they built for the competition. The school also took top honors in the Energy Balance competition. SunPower solar panels were used by first place teams in the last three Solar Decathlon competitions held...

2010-06-18 02:05:00

MADRID, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) announced today that six of the 17 university teams participating in Solar Decathlon Europe, held this month in Madrid, will use SunPower's high performance solar panels to power homes the students have designed, and are building for the competition. SunPower panels are the most efficient solar panels available on the market today, and were used by first place teams in the last three Solar Decathlon...

2010-06-17 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eliosolar officially introduces a new line of Solar Thermal Shade products: Eliosolar Thermal shade Modular Elements (ETME). Made of recyclable aluminum, ETME contain an integrated invisible thermal solar collector and come in four sizes with standard steel wall anchors and posts in a contemporary industrial design style. [ Photo: ETME ] http://www.eliosolar.com/images/118.jpg Available as off-the-shelf items for easy ordering and rapid...

2010-05-05 05:50:00

LANSING, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As energy costs continue to rise, and sustainability becomes more and more of a prevalent concern, many business owners are looking for ways to be both economical, and environmentally friendly. Fortunately, Spartan Internet has implemented a solution to help business owners find a sustainable green roof to suit their needs through a Green directory for commercial roofing contractors Spartan Internet, in conjunction with Duro-Last Roofing, has created...

2010-02-18 13:15:00

Architecture Firm Perkins+Will; The Founders of New Orleans Habitat Musicians' Village--Harry Connick, Jr., Branford Marsalis, Ann Marie Wilkins, and Jim Pate; and The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon to receive 24th Honor Award on May 11, 2010 WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you could lead an industry, what would be the legacy of your influence? Perhaps it would be to empower generations of architects to practice socially-responsible design around the world....


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